How to Address the $26 Billion Problem of Business Email & Account Compromise presented at DataConnectorsToronto 2019

by Denis Ryan,

Summary : The FBI recently reported that business email compromise/email account compromise (BEC/EAC) has cost organizations around the world more than $26 billion since July 2016. In this talk, Proofpoint will discuss why these attacks are so successful and how best to protect against these types of threats, which don’t normally include malware or detectable malicious intent. There are multiple areas that an organization must consider across email, cloud, authentication, visibility and education in order to address the different attack tactics and limit potential for financial losses.Join Proofpoint for deep dive into email fraud and how to defend against it. In this session, we’ll discuss:• Why BEC/EAC attacks are so successful• What techniques you can employ to prevent BEC/EAC attacks, and• What you can do now to address this growing problem