According to the FBI, there has been a 2,370 percent increase in business email compromise (BEC) attacks in the last two years. Cybercriminals are evolving the cadence, sophistication and success of attacks with little risk of being brought to justice. It’s time that every security professional takes proactive steps to defend against future cyber-attacks.

Watch the training session with SANS & Agari as we discuss how to track, identify and disrupt criminal organizations. Gain insight into the BEC criminal ecosystem from attack method intelligence and discover how your organization can protect itself.

The speakers for this webinar include Lance Spitzner, founder of the Honeynet Project and member of the Board of Directors for the National Cyber Security Alliance, Patrick Peterson, Founder and Executive Chairman at Agari, and Markus Jakobsson, Chief Scientist at Agari.

BEC Automated Deception PilotDuring this webinar on demand, you will:

  • Learn strategic and tactical ways to secure your organization from BEC attacks
  • Go behind the scenes in several unique Cybercriminal Takedowns as we engage attackers and reveal their tactics
  • Get insight on the burden of proof, legal framework and privacy laws around cybercriminal takedowns
  • Get an inside look at attack patterns and metrics from a recent research report on BEC attacks
  • Have an opportunity to ask questions during the Q&A session with the presenters

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Markus Jakobsson

Markus Jakobsson, Chief Scientist for Agari, has spent more than 20 years as a security researcher, scientist and entrepreneur, studying phishing, crimeware and mobile security at leading organizations. In his role at Agari, he will lead the company’s security research with a focus on using advanced data science to prevent email attacks.


Pat Peterson, Agari Founder

Pat-PetersonPatrick Peterson is Agari’s visionary founder and executive chairman, who has spent more than 15 years securing the email ecosystem. In this executive leadership role, he supports Agari’s growth initiatives by working closely with customers and partners to further the company’s roadmap and vision. Peterson founded Agari in 2009, when he saw a real need in the industry for a solution that would secure the email channel. Under his leadership as Chief Executive Officer, he developed the company’s industry-changing security platform that now protects many of the world’s largest enterprises from email threats.


Lance Spitzner, Director, SANS Security Awareness

Lance Spitzner has over 20 years of security experience in cyber threat research, awareness and training.  He invented the concept of honeynets, founded the Honeynet Project and published three security books.  Lance has worked and consulted in over 25 countries and helped over 350 organizations plan, maintain and measure their security awareness programs.  In addition, Lance is a  member of the Board of Directors for the National Cyber Security Alliance.