Business email compromise (BEC) attacks that impersonate executives and business partners to trick employees comprise the biggest cyberthreat organizations face today. This is not news. But what may come as a surprise is that the vast majority of BEC attacks are preventable. According to Gartner, Secure Email Gateways are struggling to address social engineering attacks with no payload. But things are changing. New technology can now surpass people and process initiatives to proactively protect email channels, while also removing the guesswork for users.
This session will review why email spoofing works, current BEC trends and attack methods, and advances in technology that are being used to identify and block BEC attacks before they hit the inbox.