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Posted: 04 Mar 2020
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There’s a new-ish acronym in town: BEC (business email compromise). BEC is what law enforcement agencies and analysts are now calling phishing that targets corporate structures and public entities, thanks to the rise in frequency and complexity of these scams. As network security hardens, bad actors have to find another way in. Too often, users are the weakest link in...

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Posted: 13 Jan 2020
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When it comes to running an organization, lots of good things are optional: healthy snacks in the break room, monthly shared birthday parties, chairs with good lumbar support. But some things are anything but optional, and network security is one of them. With data privacy regulations, threats from hackers and unscrupulous competitors, and the simple need to protect your organization's assets...

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Posted: 28 May 2019
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Business Email Compromise (BEC) is a type of phishing attack in which an attacker impersonates a high-level executive and attempts to trick an employee or customer into transferring money or sensitive data. According to the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), as of 2018 this scheme has already caused $12.5 Billion in losses to companies. The FBI warned that there was a 60% increase in 2018...

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