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On October 30th, GCA will provide a webinar about DMARC. In this webinar, GCA will provide an overview of DMARC, which explains what DMARC protects against, why it is important to implement, and the various components involved with implementation.

DMARC is considered the industry standard for email authentication to prevent attacks in which malicious third parties send harmful email using a counterfeit address. DMARC stops email impersonation – by implementing DMARC, domains lower the odds of their domains being spoofed and used for phishing attacks on recipients. The result of a domain not implementing any form of DMARC policy is exposing its recipients to possible phishing attacks and, unsurprisingly, 91% of all cyber-attacks begin with a phishing email.

Since June 2016, the Global Cyber Alliance (GCA) has been working to accelerate adoption of DMARC through advocacy, by providing a set of tools, and campaigns to drive deployment. GCA also measured the economic impact of DMARC. In just a few short years, GCA’s DMARC initiative has resulted in more than 5,700 organizations across more than 180 countries adopting DMARC. This has led to estimated financial benefits of more than $19 Million USD in 2018 across a diverse array of industries and governments.Moreover, the $19M estimate is merely from GCA’s activity. GCA’s other partners, including nonprofit organizations, commercial vendors, governments, and enterprises are also deploying and supporting the deployment of DMARC. For these organizations, the most-affected 1% of them will save $302,000 per year solely from reducing business email compromise (BEC) through DMARC, even assuming only 1% of BEC emails lead to action. If that number grows to 5%, the loss reduction for that 1% is $1.3M per year. Adding that up across the Internet is a big number, and that is from BEC losses alone.

Join us on October 30th. Register here.

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.

 

 

 

Heliview

The EU team of Global Cyber Alliance will close its crazy autumn (eleven events in nine European countries!) with a very special event in Brussels where they have worked as Programme Partners – the ‘Digital Identity and Trust Summit’, organised by Heliview.nl. For this event, GCA has contributed with two speakers from two of its key partners, Red Sift and Mastercard.

For more details, please visit the event site here.

Register here with GCA’s special access code.

 

 

Providence Business News (PBN) sat down with Tech Collective Executive Director, Joe Devine, in which they spoke about GCA‘s Small Business Workshop. The team is heading to Rhode Island and will work with small business owners to help reduce the impact from the cyber security risks they face every day.

The workshop will be held October 16th from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the Tech Collective. GCA’s Small Business Workshop is allowing 75 attendees to join, so sign up today to claim your spot!

To read Joe Devine’s full interview, please click here.

To register for the event, please click on the picture below.

GCA's Small Business Workshop Registration.

Financial institutions and insurance companies are gradually moving their cyber-risk focus from reaction to active influence.


Alejandro Fernández-Cernuda Díaz wrote, A Subtle Security Revolution, in which he explains the path financial and insurance companies are taking regarding cyber security. Both industries have come a long way and continue to change their strategies when new challenges arise.

Please click here to read Alejandro’s full article published by The European.

The author, Alejandro Fernández-Cernuda Díaz, is the Director of Communications and Marketing at the Global Cyber Alliance. You can follow Alejandro on Twitter @CyberDiplo or connect with him on LinkedIn