08.11.20
Corvus Team

[WEBINAR] Business Email Compromise: (Unfortunately) Easy as 1, 2, 3

[WEBINAR] Business Email Compromise: (Unfortunately) Easy as 1, 2, 3

Business Email Compromise (BEC) is perennially a top cybersecurity attack vector. Why? Because, unfortunately, it’s relatively easy for criminals to carry out, and it works. 

In this live webinar, Lauren Winchester, VP of Smart Breach Response at Corvus, and VP of Cyber Underwriting Peter Hedberg discuss everything brokers need to know about BEC:

  1. The Attack

    • Why and How do attackers target Business Email accounts?

  2. Prevention

    • Tools, training, and tactics

  3. Covering losses

    • What coverages can your clients expect from their Cyber insurance for losses relating to BEC and social engineering?

Watch the Full Webinar Here →

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