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Enhancing Email Security

Vidur Apparao of Agari on the Value of DMARC

Email security is a growing worry, despite the fact that phishing attacks and spam have been around for decades, says Vidur Apparao, CTO of Agari. The urgency of improving email security is a big reason why DMARC - the Domain-based Message Authentication, Reporting & Conformance initiative - is gaining ground as a viable way to shore up email defenses, he adds.

See Also: How Geopolitical Tensions Are Affecting the Threat Landscape

During an interview at RSA Conference 2016, Apparao discusses:

  • How top-level domains are enhancing email security on some fronts but challenging it on others;
  • Why the .bank top-level domain offers promise; and
  • Emerging trends in business email compromise attacks.

Apparao is the chief technology officer of Agari.

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Tracy Kitten

Tracy Kitten

Former Director of Global Events Content and Executive Editor, BankInfoSecurity & CUInfoSecurity

Kitten was director of global events content and an executive editor at ISMG. A veteran journalist with more than 20 years of experience, she covered the financial sector for over 10 years. Before joining Information Security Media Group in 2010, she covered the financial self-service industry as the senior editor of ATMmarketplace, part of Networld Media. Kitten has been a regular speaker at domestic and international conferences, and was the keynote at ATMIA's U.S. and Canadian conferences in 2009. She has been quoted by, ABC News, and MSN Money.

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