The Burden of Business Email CompromiseAgari's Dan Hoffmann Outlines the Scale and Cost
Business email compromise attacks that impersonate executives and business partners to trick employees are "the biggest security issue in all of technology today," says Dan Hoffmann of Agari.
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In a video interview at Information Security Media Group's recent New York City Fraud Summit, Hoffmann discusses:
- The changing characteristics of BEC attacks;
- The financial and reputational cost of the attacks;
- The need for new methodologies and technologies to counter email-based attacks.
Hoffman, CISSP, CEH, CHFI, is Agari's global director of solutions architects. He is the author of two security books and holds numerous security patents. Previously, he was CTO at SMobile and head of its Global Threat Center mobile device security research facility. He's the author of the attack scenario for Cybershockwave, the simulated attack against the U.S. infrastructure.