When it comes to phishing attacks and deceptive emails, knowledge is power. With attacks on the rise and new, more sophisticated methods for fooling your employees into divulging confidential company information, training, vigilance, and advanced security solutions are critical.
First, a Definition
Phishing and BEC (business email compromise) attacks are methods cybercriminals use to deceive unsuspecting victims by posing as a trusted source asking to steal information. In most cases, phishing emails are sophisticated enough to look legitimate, and employees in a rush to comply with the request unwittingly give criminals precisely what they want.