When a business reaches a certain size, it often adds dedicated human resources personnel. Unfortunately, these specialists often end up spending much of their time managing systems and babysitting data, instead of focusing on areas where they can do the most good.
Business email fraud, also known as Business Email Compromise (BEC), is on the rise across the country. One of the best ways to protect your business is to educate yourself and your employees. Unlike other cyber-attacks, these types of fraudster emails don’t contain malware or malicious URLs. Instead, they take advantage of social engineering.
People often associate “risk” with big things, like a fire, accident, or major theft. But risk can be more subtle, like rising raw material prices or a slow sales period. And what about the risk of losing your top salesperson or your most experienced technician?
Fraud against businesses can take many shapes and sizes – from forged checks to electronic breaches. While no business is fraud-proof, there are ways to reduce risk and deter would-be fraudsters. Since every business is different, your exposure – and the steps you take – will be unique. Consult with your business community, security experts…