A brand new Alert by the FBI warns of a major increase in BEC (business email compromise) CEO Fraud, amounting to a whopping $2.3 billion in losses. This is very relevant information for your company.
The hackers go to great lengths to spoof company email or use social engineering to assume the identity of the CEO, a company attorney, or trusted vendor. They research employees who manage money and use language specific to the company they are targeting, then they request a wire fraud transfer using dollar amounts that lend legitimacy.
Ransomeware is on the rise, and is hitting Los Angeles businesses very hard. A small team can easily infect and ransom millions of systems. The attackers only need a few users per million of targets to pay the ransom for the campaign to be successful.
Many companies in the Greater Los Angeles area have fallen victim to these attacks, with losses in the millions. We can help you protect yourself and your company.
The LA Executive Forum will take place on May 20 at the Universal City Hilton, and will have a Law Enforcement experts from the FBI, Los Angeles District Attorney, and the Electronic Crimes Task Force. Come hear from the experts; do not let your company become a victim.
There will be case studies and talks with business leaders and Information Security Officers in LA to help guide you through areas where you may have vulnerabilities and show you what you can do to prevent breaches. It is a great place to go to network with your peers and learn what they are doing to protect their businesses.
For more information, visit: ISSA-LA Executive Forum