Business email compromise

The $9 billion BEC threat you can’t ignore

August 3, 2018 by Jeff Peters

Business email compromise (BEC) attacks are expected to cost businesses $9 billion by the end of 2018, according to Trend Micro estimates. In this discussion with Roger Sels, VP of information security at DarkMatter, and Jack Koziol, CEO of InfoSec Institute, you’ll learn more about BEC attacks and measures you can take to begin protecting your organization. Kristin Zurovitch, director of marketing at InfoSec Instiute, helps guide the discussion around topics such as:

  • The anatomy of a BEC attack
  • Prevalent attack types to watch out for
  • BEC prevention methods, including security awareness
  • Listener questions about BEC attacks

If you would like a free copy the InfoSec Institute e-book, Introducing BEC: The Great White Shark of Social Engineering, which includes a downloadable BEC attack tip sheet, check out this link:

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Posted: August 3, 2018
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