Return Path Helps Global Shipping Giant Block 12 Million Suspicious Messages over 30 days

Implementing a DMARC (Domain-based Message Authentication, Reporting & Conformance) record is a great first step for any brand who wants to protect their brand and customers against email fraud. It’s the best way to ensure that legitimate email coming from owned domains is properly authenticating against established DKIM and SPF standards, and that fraudulent activity appearing to come from... Continue »

13 Email Fraud Stats Every Security Professional Should Know

  Email fraud is rife and it’s making headlines. Spoofing and phishing attacks affect hundreds of brands every month, leaving their reputation in tatters and their customers exposed. And yet, often, email fraud is an issue that’s not proactively tackled.   A recent report by Veracode reveals that while cybersecurity is now recognized as a really serious corporate risk issue, 66 percent of board... Continue »

How to Protect Your Brand from Scary Risks Posed by New Domains

There are over 100 million domains ending in “.com.” But now, thanks to a new generic top-level domain (gTLD) program, there are many more options. Companies can replace .com with domain extensions that are more consistent with their industry, like .bank, .realty, or .shop. Some companies have gone one step further and bought their own top-level domain (TLD). For example, Barclays recently... Continue »

Want to Get More Out of Your Subject Lines? Try Testing.

How many emails are in your inbox right now? Do you plan to read all of them? If you are like most of us, you probably don't have that kind of time. Instead you will quickly scan through the list and open the handful that catch your eye. Catching the consumer’s eye is the goal of every marketer, and when it comes to email the subject line is the best way to do this. Considering how important the... Continue »

First CASL Violation Filed

As you might recall, Canada’s Anti-Spam Legislation (CASL) establishes rules for the sending of commercial electronic messages (CEMs) to recipients in Canada. The 9-month old law requires that consent must be obtained from the recipient, before the sender or company sends the recipient any emails or texts, or before the installation of any computer programs. CASL also prohibits the unauthorized... Continue »