Business Email Compromise and Email Account Compromise


Stopping BEC and EAC Scams: A Guide for CISOs

Business email compromise (BEC) and email account compromise (EAC) are complex problems that require multi-layered defences. Cyber attackers have countless ways of tricking your users, preying on their trust and exploiting their access to key data, systems and resources.

To succeed, attackers need to find just one tactic that works. That's why you must block all of them, not just some of them. download our guide for CISOs to learn:

  • Why BEC and EAC are so closely related—and how they're different
  • The three types of spoofing used in BEC attacks
  • Three tactics attackers use to hijack legitimate email accounts
  • How Proofpoint Email Security addresses every BEC and EAC tactic