Email authentication use growing steadily in every industry sector


U.S. federal government agencies and many major enterprises have made significant strides to thwart the spread of fake emails, a major cybersecurity attack vector. But many organizations remain susceptible because they’re still not using readily available open standards-based technologies that prevent these fakes from reaching end-user inboxes.

email authentication use growing

Valimail’s “Email Fraud Landscape, Q4 2018” indicates that the fight against fake email is advancing around the world — but email fraud remains a widespread and pernicious problem. In fact, the report notes, fake emails were a key driver in the 60 percent jump in business email compromise (BEC) losses in 2018 as reported by the FBI.

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