A mere 5 percent of the nation’s largest counties are adequately defending their election officials against email impersonation, according to Valimail research out today.
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Tim Starks of Politico provides a crisp, one-paragraph summary of the state of DMARC, citing Valimail’s latest report. “Nearly 1 million domains worldwide now use Message Authentication, Reporting and Conformance, or DMARC, an email anti-spoofing technology, according to research published today by Valimail.
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Tim Starks mentions research from Valimail’s Q4 Email Fraud Landscape in Politico’s “Morning Cybersecurity” newsletter. “Less than 30 percent of billion-dollar public companies secure their emails against impersonators” via DMARC, Starks noted, while pointing out the federal government’s 80-percent deployment rate.