Email Security & Protection , Email Threat Protection , Fraud Management & Cybercrime
OnDemand | Fraudsters say the Darndest Things: How to Avoid BEC
Business email compromise (BEC) is when threat actors use email fraud to attack organizations, deceiving people into doing something they believe is helping the company. To request funds from victims, BEC threat actors conduct a variety of scams impersonating coworkers, vendors, or customers.
Despite the relatively low technical sophistication of the attacks, reported losses from BEC scams exceeded $43 billion between 2016 and 2021.
In this webinar, join Cofense Senior Advisor Tonia Dudley as she discusses:
- Why BEC fraud is the number one threat, the scale of losses, and crimes linked to it;
- Examples and stats on the latest, most popular schemes;
- Tactics and trends found in the Cofense 2022 research project;
- Tips for education and mitigation.