How to Solve the $26 Billion Problem of Business Email & Account Compromise

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Mark Guntrip, Group Product Marketing Director for Proofpoint

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The FBI recently released their latest report detailing global reported losses attributed to business email compromise (BEC) and Email Account Compromise (EAC) in excess of $26B in the three years from July 2016 to July 2019. The scale of losses is staggering. Even though these threats do not normally include malware or detectable malicious intent, knowing how how to best protect your colleagues and your organisation is not an easy. There are many aspects to be considered including email security, cloud defense, user authentication, network visibility and employee education in order to address the different cyber attack tactics and be prepared to limit the potential for financial losses. So what can you do to better protect your people and your organization? Join Proofpoint to as we deep dive into email fraud and how to defend against it. In this session, we'll share: - The techniques for preventing these cyber threats - A framework for understanding where potential gaps exist - How automation is key in resolving cyber crime incidents *This session is eligible for CPE credits with ISC(2). To submit for CPE credits, visit This webinar is replay of a US event which includes Q&A. If your question is not covered, please write in using the interactive features and one of the EMEA team will get back to you. ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- About Proofpoint. A next-generation cybersecurity company protecting people, data, and brands from advanced threats and compliance risks. We collect and analyze more than 100 billion data points a day from more than 100 million email boxes, 200 million social-media accounts, and 7 million mobile apps.  Proofpoint was named a leader by Gartner: Magic Quadrant for Security Awareness Computer-Based Training, Joanna Huisman, 18 July 2019.
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Proofpoint, Inc. is a leading cybersecurity and compliance company that protects organizations’ greatest assets and biggest risks: their people. With an integrated suite of cloud-based solutions, Proofpoint helps companies around the world stop targeted threats, safeguard their data, and make their users more resilient against cyber attacks. Leading organizations of all sizes, including 85 percent of the Fortune 100, rely on Proofpoint for people-centric security and compliance solutions that mitigate their most critical risks across email, the cloud, social media, and the web.