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The Menace of Business Email Compromise


Learn how to defend against a BEC and why frequent compromise assessments are a critical piece of the puzzle

Business Email Compromises (BECs) are a growing problem across a multitude of industries. Threat actors, such as Nigerian Confraternities, are the spearhead of this new genre of cyber fraud, triggering losses that run into the billions of dollars. While ransomware popularity peaked in 2017, many are calling 2018 the year of the BEC attack.

In this webcast, CrowdStrike experts will detail how to identify and defend against the threat posed by BECs. The topics discussed will include CrowdStrike’s new tool that fills a gap in identifying key indicators of a BEC attack during investigations. Experts will also discuss how to identify a BEC in the context of a broader compromise assessment focused on addressing current and past attackers.

In this session you will learn:

  • How BEC works and the nature of the threat that it poses to your organization
  • Examples from real-life BEC attacks and responses
  • Insight into Office 365 BEC investigative methodologies and data sources
  • Access to a new tool CrowdStrike is releasing to enable more comprehensive investigations
  • The role compromise assessments, including proactively reviewing email systems, can play in your security hygiene and how it can help protect against BEC