Valimail in the News

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

Only Two-Thirds of Federal Domains Meet Email Security Deadline

Joseph Marks covered the federal government's compliance with the BOD 18-01 deadline of October 16, citing figures from the Global Cyberalliance as well as Valimail, which "found 57 percent of federal domains were protected by DMARC, up from 50 percent one week earlier."

15 Effective Coaching Strategies To Use With New Hires

Valimail head of people operations James Banares is quoted in this Forbes article on the importance of communications for keeping people informed and connected: "I believe in the power of constant and frequent dialogue with your employees," James says.

DHS Official: Agencies Say They’re on Track for Tuesday DMARC Deadline

This article quotes Mike Duffy, acting deputy director for the Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Network Resilience Division, who spoke in a Valimail webinar one week before the BOD 18-01 deadline: “'We’re seeing agencies saying they’re on track to reach 100 percent by next Tuesday,' Duffy said today during a webinar hosted by Valimail."
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Cyberwire: The daily briefing

The Daily Briefing for October 10 mentions Valimail's latest research report, The DMARC Challenge for Federal Agencies - October 2018.
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Report: DHS Anti-Email Spoofing Measure In Effect at Multiple Agencies

ExecutiveGov's Jerry Peterson reports on Valimail's research showing that "roughly half of federal government domains have implemented an email security protocol in compliance with a directive that the Department of Homeland Securityissued nearly a year ago."
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Shasta Ventures is doubling down on security startups with 3 new hires

Kate Clark's coverage of Shasta Ventures mentions the fund's $25 million Series B investment in Valimail, announced in May, 2018.
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4 key midterm races for cybersecurity

Tim Starks, in the "Morning Cybersecurity" newsletter, cites Valimail's research on federal agency compliance with BOD 18-01. "Most federal agencies have responded admirably to the DHS directive from one year ago, issued in response to the historic explosion of phishing attacks and email impersonation exploits,” said Alexander García-Tobar, CEO and co-founder of Valimail.

Half of Government Domains Set to Make Email Security Deadline

Joseph Marks in NextGov discusses the latest data from a research report by Valimail: "Roughly half of all government email domains are on track to meet an Oct. 16 deadline to protect against phishing and impersonation scams, according to data from the email security firm ValiMail."

DMARC Deadline One Week Away–Are Agencies Ready?

Meritalk writes: "The Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) deadline for agencies to adopt Domain-based Message Authentication, Reporting, and Conformance (DMARC) and have policies set to 'enforcement' levels is one week away, and new research from Valimail says only half of agencies have deployed the new standards."

Half Of All Federal Agencies Are Ready For DMARC Deadline

Ray Schultz cites Valimail's research report, issued one week before the BOD 18-01 deadline, and cites our finding that out of 1,315 federal government domains, 655 have fully complied with a the DHS requirement to deploy DMARC policies at enforcement.