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How DMARC handles domains and subdomains in email addresses

DMARC uses the Domain Name System (DNS) to store records indicating how email receivers should evaluate incoming message...

by Peter Goldstein
November 17, 2019
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Looking back at the 2019 Identity Summit

Valimail is lucky enough to have customers and partners at companies that are innovating and advancing new techniques an...

by Valimail
October 17, 2019
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What’s driving phishing attacks?

As we wrote in our previous post on the core problem with email security, the cost of business email compromise (BEC) mo...

by Valimail
September 19, 2019
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What’s the real value of DMARC?

There are a lot of initiatives that fall on your team’s shoulders, so I’m sure there’s the question in the back of your ...

by Valimail
January 24, 2019
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After a cyberattack, don’t use a fishy domain to communicate

Last week, Marriott let the public know that it had suffered a data breach: Hackers stole the data on 500 million guest ...

by Valimail
December 4, 2018
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DMARC: The only 3 tags you really need

The DMARC standard defines a number of different tags that can be used in a DMARC record. Some of these tags are require...

by Peter Goldstein
September 18, 2018
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What is SPF?

Related posts: What is email authentication? What is DMARC? What is DKIM? The five key standards of email authenticatio...

by Valimail
May 5, 2017
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Valimail earns recognition from MIT sloan CIO Symposium

MIT’s Kresge Auditorium, site of the MITSloan CIO Symposium. Photo credit: Gunnar Klack/Flickr We’re happy to announce t...

by Valimail
May 4, 2017
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Momentum Builds for DMARC in the U.S. and U.K

The movement to implement email authentication is gathering steam, and international cyber security experts are increasi...

by Valimail
March 30, 2017
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CEO to CFO phishing scams are on the rise. Here’s one we caught in the act

There has been a lot of coverage in the media recently about spear phishing and the ‘CEO to CFO’ scam, and for good reas...

by Steve Whittle
March 18, 2017
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Spear phishers use fake email threads, fake SPF authentication

Spear phishing has gotten a lot more sophisticated since this photo was taken. Photo credit: Gerry Lauzon/Flickr I work ...

by Steve Whittle
March 14, 2017
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Even Cyber Security Leaders Struggle With Email Safety

RSA is one of the largest cybersecurity providers in the world, and its annual conference in San Francisco, happening th...

by Alexander García-Tobar
February 23, 2017
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Be Prepared for Tax Season Email Scams

Tax forms! Photo credit: Manchester Library/Flickr via photopin.com With tax season just ramping up for many companies, ...

by Valimail
February 1, 2017
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An Open Letter to the Trump Administration

Dear President-Elect Trump: As you take office on January 20, we are writing with a modest proposal: Make email great ag...

by Valimail
January 19, 2017
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The Presidential Commission on Cybersecurity Overlooked the Biggest Attack Vector

Facepalm. Photo credit: mrhong42/Flickr The U.S. Presidential Commission on Enhancing National Cybersecurity recently de...

by Valimail
December 13, 2016
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Email Impersonation Knows No Borders

Hello…Elvis? Photo credit: Gunnshots Email impersonation scams, also known as business email compromise (BEC) or p...

by Valimail
November 17, 2016
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One of Europe’s biggest companies just lost $45M in a business email scam

Leoni Group’s office in Bisitra, Romania, targeted by scammers. Leoni AG, a billion-dollar (market cap) manufacturer of ...

by Valimail
September 7, 2016
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New Black Hat Research Names Phishing #1 Concern

In the just-released 2016 Black Hat Attendee Survey, phishing far-and-away topped the list for the type of attack that s...

by Valimail
August 8, 2016
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Not Worried About BEC? Here’s How Bad It Can Get

Image: thethreesisters/FlickrTurns out some people have given away a whole lot of money to BEC scams.  Business email c...

by Valimail
July 14, 2016
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Why Training on Its Own Doesn’t Work as a Spear Phishing Defense

Training won’t get there on its own. Image: US Embassy/Flickr A recent IT World Canada article discusses a presentation ...

by Valimail
July 6, 2016
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CMOs: Phishing puts your brand at risk

Don’t let phishing erode your customer’s trust. Image: Flickr/ Lars Plougmann Email is the top communication channel for...

by Valimail
June 29, 2016
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DMARC Moves to Mainstream with Gartner Recommendation

In its recent report Fighting Phishing: Protect Your Brand Gartner lays out a series of recommended steps to reduce the ...

by Valimail
June 6, 2016
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Senior Execs Fired for Spear Phishing Success

In the wake of the much-discussed payroll company that fired an employee for falling victim to a spear phishing scam, an...

by Tyrone Lou
May 26, 2016
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A Better Way to Respond to Phishing Attacks

An employee at payroll service provider Alpha Payroll got fired for falling victim to a phishing scam, as CSO Magazine’s...

by Valimail
May 18, 2016
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Secure Email Gateways and Email Authentication — Entirely Different Yet Complementary Anti-Phishing Approaches

The ever-increasing waves of email phishing attacks have spawned a flurry of how-to articles offering advice on how to ...

by Valimail
April 3, 2016
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CEO to CFO phishing scams are on the rise. Here’s one we caught in the act.

Don’t get caught like this fish. Photo: Lunar Wrasse via photopin. There has been a lot of coverage in the media rece...

by Valimail
March 18, 2016
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