Not us, YOU: vendor email compromise explained

Vendor email compromise (VEC) is a new cybersecurity term for a familiar practice, taken to the thousandth degree. Learn the similarities with business email compromise and how your organization can protect against them both.

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Europol: Ransomware remains top threat in IOCTA report

The European Union Agency for Law Enforcement Cooperation, or Europol, just released its annual Internet Organized Crime Threat Assessment (IOCTA) report. We highlight their key findings and remind readers how to better protect themselves.

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When corporate communications look like a phish

Before organizations engage in gnashing of teeth over the “ignorant user” and the cost of training, think about how much email users encounter and whether corporate communications look like phishes themselves.

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A look inside the FBI’s 2018 IC3 online crime report

The FBI’s Internet Crime Complaint Center have released their 2018 report about online crime. Which attacks are most popular? Where are the victims located? And how much money has been lost in the process?

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Business email compromise scam costs Pathé $21.5 million

Recently released court documents show European-based cinema chain Pathé lost a small fortune to a business email compromise (BEC) scam in March 2018. The attack cost the company $21.5 million—that’s 10 percent of its total earnings. Learn how to avoid BEC scams and keep your company in the black.

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How to create a sticky cybersecurity training program

Organizations know that training employees is not only expensive but time-consuming. But when it comes to cybersecurity, training is a must. Whether you’re an organization of 50 or 50,000, this guide will show you the ropes in creating a cybersecurity training program that works from start to finish.

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A week in security (July 16 – July 22)

A round up of the security news from July 16 – July 22, including the release of our quarterly Cybercrime tactics and techniques report, breaches, airport security, bug bounties, and more.

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Insider threats in your work inbox

A new phishing campaign that targets businesses goes beyond business email compromise or CEO fraud.

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