The Rising Threat of Business Email Compromise (BEC) Fraud: Are You Prepared?

Introduction Business Email Compromise (BEC) fraud is a type of cyberattack that targets organizations through email communication networks. The hackers use social engineering tactics to impersonate executives or other trusted parties in order to deceive employees into engaging in fraudulent financial transactions. With the increasing prevalence and sophistication of BEC attacks, it's important for businesses […]

What is Social Engineering?

Introduction Definition of Social Engineering Social engineering is the psychological manipulation of individuals to perform actions or divulge confidential information. It’s a form of deception that relies more on human weaknesses than on system vulnerabilities. Tactics include pretexting, phishing, baiting, and scareware. Importance of Understanding Social Engineering Understanding social engineering is crucial for both personal […]