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The 10×10 promise for magnifying email effectiveness

For marketers, email deliverability and open rates are more than core metrics. They are critical components of brand ide...

by Danny Williams
November 15, 2019
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If DMARC is so great, why isn’t everyone doing it?

Almost 90% of email attacks are based on fake sender identities, either of brands (83%) or individuals (6%), according t...

by Valimail
August 30, 2019
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Election security’s weakest link: Email

As the country dives into the 2020 election season, it’s worth taking a look at how things are progressing. The Senate I...

by Valimail
August 6, 2019
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Building the future of internet email with ARC

Email authentication — and the trustworthiness of Internet email in general — took a huge leap forward this month with t...

by Seth Blank
July 12, 2019
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Why DNS makes email authentication so challenging

The domain name system (DNS) is the largest globally distributed database in the world. It permeates the entire world an...

by Steve Whittle
June 27, 2019
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Why are so many companies still not protecting themselves from phishing attacks? [Video]

Email is far from dead. In fact, it’s the number one cyber attack vector. And yet, the majority of companies still haven...

by Gabby Williams
May 22, 2019
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Five more myths of email authentication

As I wrote in my last blog post, email is a legacy technology with a lot of accumulated “technical debt” and standards l...

by Alexander García-Tobar
February 14, 2019
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Five myths of email authentication

Email is one of the most vulnerable points in an enterprise’s cyber defenses. Multiple studies (from Proofpoint, Verizon...

by Alexander García-Tobar
February 11, 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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It’s time for state and local governments to take on email authentication

Statistics show that nearly half of state and local governments experience daily cyberattacks. Such attacks target citie...

by Valimail
November 29, 2018
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Trust but verify: Untangling the web of third-party senders & DMARC

DMARC presents a host of hurdles for companies implementing it themselves. If you can navigate the first step of the enf...

by Steve Whittle
October 8, 2018
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Secure Email Gateways and email authentication: Why you need both (infographic)

Many companies already use a Secure Email Gateway (SEG) as a bulwark against the ever-increasing waves of email-based ph...

by Valimail
September 26, 2018
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Why CMOs and CISOs should be BFFs

The needs of marketing and IT/security teams rarely overlap in a way that’s beneficial for both, but in the words of the...

by Gabby Williams
September 5, 2018
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98% of financial services companies vulnerable to email impersonation

In April, the five largest banks in the U.S. adopted email authentication through DMARC, giving their customers, employe...

by Valimail
October 3, 2017
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How BIMI will make brands’ emails more recognizable and trustworthy

An emerging industry standard will make it easier for consumers to identify authenticated email, while simultaneously gi...

by Valimail
September 29, 2017
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Valimail earns recognition for online trust

We’re very happy to announce that we’ve been named to the 2017 Online Trust Honor Roll from the Online Trust...

by Valimail
June 21, 2017
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Even email service providers can get compromised

In our quest to authenticate the world’s emails, a big part of Valimail’s job is helping domain owners get to email auth...

by Steve Whittle
May 18, 2017
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What is email authentication?

Related posts: What is DMARC? What is SPF? What is DKIM? The five key standards of email authentication For most of th...

by Valimail
April 26, 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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FTC: Companies Are Embracing Email Authentication — Partially

The Federal Trade Commission announced today that U.S. companies seem to understand the value of email authentication — ...

by Valimail
March 4, 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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Russian Phishing Attack Uses Harvard Emails — Due to Lack of Email Authentication

Harvard Kennedy School’s Littauer Building. Photo credit: KAKM on en.wikipedia A Russian phishing attack used a fake Har...

by Valimail
December 20, 2016
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Valimail CEO Explains the Basics of Email Authentication in Wharton Podcast

Valimail CEO and cofounder Alexander García-Tobar recently spoke on the Wharton Business School talk show “Bay Area Vent...

by Valimail
December 5, 2016
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Email Authentication Accelerates, But Enterprises Struggle to Get It Right

A bit like building a gate and then leaving it open. Photo credit: h.koppdelaney More and more domains are adopting DMAR...

by Valimail
December 1, 2016
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Introducing Valimail

Not actually a Valimail rocket. Photo credit: NASA From inception, our vision has been to do something unique and audaci...

by Valimail
May 9, 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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Why you shouldn’t be afraid to insert email authentication into your DNS

The Domain Name System is one of the core services on the Internet. It’s not much of an exaggeration to state that if DN...

by Valimail
December 21, 2015
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DKIM for ESPs: The struggle of living up to the ideal

Note: A version of this post also appeared on CircleID. Given the increase in email fraud (phishing) and an increasingly...

by Valimail
December 15, 2015
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