Valimail in the News

Media coverage of Valimail and our library of official Valimail press releases.

D-markable: Federal Government Leads In DMARC Protection, Study Finds

MediaPost's Ray Schulz, writing in his Email Insider column, cites figures from Valimail's Q4 Email Fraud Landscape, and quotes Alexander García-Tobar, CEO and co-founder of Valimail: “Fake emails — primarily email impersonation phishing attempts — continue to proliferate because, unfortunately, they work and are childishly easy to deploy."

Feds lead industry in DMARC adoption

FCW covers Valimail's Q4 Email Fraud Landscape, noting that "the federal government is far and away the leading adopter of tools designed to snuff out email spoofing compared to other sectors and industries."

Only 6% Of News Organizations Use Tech To Ensure Authentic Emails

Only 6% of news organizations use DMARC in a way that guarantees the emails that appear to come from them are authentic, MediaPost notes in this story, citing Valimail's DMARC analysis tools and our previous coverage in Axios.
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News outlets' email security gap

In this Axios feature story, Joe Uchill presents the results of his analysis of news organizations, finding that only around 6% successfully DMARC, "a critical technology that guarantees that emails they send are authentic." This in-depth article quotes Valimail, among other experts, and notes that Axios used Valimail's tool for checking domains.

New data shows emails highly vulnerable to hackers and spammers

Stars and Stripes uses Valimail research to cover the status of federal government domains after the DHS mandated protection against email spoofing with DMARC. About one-quarter of government web domains still haven't complied, but the White House is the most prominent of them.

White House emails highly vulnerable to hackers and spammers

SF Gate uses Valimail research, which focuses on email security across the federal government, to discuss where the White House stands when it comes to eliminating email spoofing on its domains.
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The Cybersecurity 202: White House emails are highly vulnerable to hackers and spammers, new data shows

The Washington Post's Joseph Marks covers the White House, which has boasted of taking unprecedented actions to secure the nation’s digital infrastructure, yet isn’t doing enough to protect its own emails from being copycatted by hackers and spammers, according to data shared by Valimail.

Email: Year in Review 2018

Anthony Chiulli's overview of the year in email includes a quote from Seth Blank, director of industry initiatives at Valimail and current chair of the AuthIndicators Working Group, which is developing BIMI. "I expect a significant acceleration of BIMI in 2019," Blank predicts.

Brand Peril: Marketers See Threats From Email Spoofing

MediaPost's Ray Schultz covers the Ponemon Institute's report on the attitudes of CMOs toward email spoofing. He writes: "It’s no secret that companies have been financially damaged by phishing attacks. Here are two other dangers that alarm them: harm to email deliverability and to their brands."

Don't Underestimate Email-Based Brand Risks

Writing in MediaPost, Jack Loechner discusses the recent Ponemon Institute research report on CMOs and marketing executives' attitudes toward email impersonation and technologies that can prevent it. Writes Loechner: "The report also reveals areas of potential alignment between marketing and IT. Both cohorts, according to Ponemon's research, have a shared interest in increasing email deliverability, … Continued