Managing business email compromise and imposter threats

Managing Business Email Compromise and Imposter Threats


Since the FBI began tracking Business Email Compromise (BEC) attacks in 2015, more than 22,000 organizations worldwide have fallen victim to them, losing an estimated $3.08 billion.

Unlike other cyberattacks, BEC emails don’t contain malware or malicious URLs. Instead, they take advantage of social engineering, often asking victims to perform tasks that fall under their normal job duties.

Access this guide to surviving BEC attacks to learn how to deploy a three-pronged approach and uncover:

  • BEC awareness training for staff
  • 7 tips for handling suspicious email  
  • Procedures and policies for business processes conducted via email
  • Advanced threat protection that blocks BEC attacks before they reach employees’ inboxes
  • Email compromise survival checklist
  • And more  
Proofpoint, Inc.
28 Apr 2017
28 Apr 2017
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