Tag: BEC

Fraudulent Wire Transfer

Are Your Employees Ready to Deal with an E-mail Compromise Attack?

Most workers are familiar with or have at least heard of phishing attacks by now. Despite their varying levels of complexity, they share a core commonality: External threat actors pretending to be someone they are not (i.e., foreign dignitary, third-party vendor) to trick an employee into turning over their access credentials, click a malicious link, […]

Data Breach

Three Things You Should Know If Your Organization Suffers a Data Breach

A data breach poses a severe threat to any company, whether it’s still developing or fairly established in the industry. Anyone can be the target of hackers—especially those companies who don’t take the necessary measures to protect their assets. Unfortunately, you can’t unscramble an egg: once a data breach happens, your company is compromised. However, […]

Educate Workers on Business E-Mail Compromise Scams

By Matt Cullina Cybercriminals are always looking for new approaches to get their hands on sensitive company data. One method, known as a business e-mail compromise (BEC) scam, has been around for a while but is evolving with the times to become more sophisticated and worrisome for cybersecurity professionals.