After reading the recent FBI report on the state of email related cybercrime in 2022, one statistic popped out at me, when correlating different parts of the report related to Business Email Compromise and Ransomware.
We’ve had a few days of insightful discussions at the world’s largest legal IT security event, ILTA LegalSEC. Since many of you are not able to (or not in the right frame of mind to) travel to beautiful Baltimore to experience this event live, I thought I would dedicate this week’s Tech Essentials to sharing the top three FBI-special-agent speaker insights (from my perspective).
You may wish you were one of the zombies from The Last of Us after a BEC attack. Previously on Tech Essentials, we introduced you to the cybercrime phenomenon initiated by Email Eavesdropping and ending in a mis-wire, in part 1 of a 3-part series we’re running.
You may be barricaded inside the best of (fire)walls, but you could still be exposed by your recipients’ nostalgia for their memorable passwords. Joseph Heller, author of Catch 22, famously wrote that “just because you’re paranoid doesn’t mean they aren’t after you.” Many Generation Xers out there may recall that Kurt Cobain also used this […]
What were the top tech and e-security trends of 2022? What can be said about 2022 that hasn’t already been said? You’ve likely already been inundated with perfunctory retrospectives on the ‘year that was’—the Ukraine War, Elon Musk, inflation, midterms, Kanye West, ‘the slap’, Messi, et al. But I would like to think that 2022 […]
Only RMail offers features that can foil BEC attacks without “cry wolf” email stamps. We’ve talked a lot about the hydra of BEC (business email compromise) attacks recently due to the increasing share of these types of attacks within the universe of cybercrime that employ multiple techniques to lure users into sending money to the […]
Business Email Compromise Cybercriminal Lures Attack in Many Ways, Like a Hydra Monster with Many Heads. Each Attack Vector Needs a Defense. Enter RMail. Before we start today’s article, we’d like to ensure you have heard about – and been invited to – RPost’s Optimize!2022 global e-security and eSign user conference (click here to read […]
The RMail security Human Error Prevention Suite Is Like Kryptonite to Deepfake Scams. By now you’ve probably heard of the deepfake phenomenon where a person in an existing image or video is replaced with someone else’s likeness. While you might think this is just a digital version of the old dye-your-hair and wear-a-fake-mustache ploy, there […]
RMail Recommends Provides Real In-The-Moment Training For Staff Without The Time It Takes To Train Them Throughout the year, many of us corporate worker bees are mandated to do some sort of online training (e.g. p-card use, harassment, etc.). The email comes in (tagged important of course), and we are given a few weeks to […]
The RMail Domain Age Detector Alerts Senders Before They Reply to BEC Domain Lures Now that many of us are going back into the office (for now), some of those tried-and-true office quips are making a comeback. Ask your colleague how they’re doing, and they’ll say sarcastically, “living the dream.” Then there’s the one where […]
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