While ransomware is rightly positioned as the most immediate cybersecurity threat, businesses shouldn’t underestimate the threat business email compromise (BEC) attacks present to organizations.

In this article, Ciaran Rafferty, Managing Director, HelpSystems, discusses the release of the NCSC’s annual review for 2021 and looks at the implications for email security.

Originally published in Computing Security


“The NCSC’s annual review reveals some glimmers of hope in an otherwise concerning threat landscape. Cybercriminal’s targeting of institutions involved in the fight against COVID-19, for example, only reiterates a fact we already know: attackers are opportunistic and the attack surface under COVID-19 has expanded drastically, making any remote environment a target.”

Read the full article.