BEC scams

Securing the Remote Bank Workforce

As the coronavirus lockdown plodded forward, banks have been forced to very quickly adjust to a new reality of having many if not most of their employees work from home—a shift a lot of financial institutions have been ill-prepared to make. “Many companies were not ready to deal with a large remote workforce,” says Mathieu Auger-Perreault, director for fraud and security at Javelin Strategy and Research.

May 18, 2020 : ABA Risk and Compliance

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The COVID-19 Crisis: A Perfect Storm for Fraud

Supervisors are adjusting to managing remote workers. IT departments are feeling the strain of equipping huge numbers of people with secure network access and mobile devices. And security issues must be reassessed in the light of massive workplace changes made in the month of March.

April 20, 2020 : ABA Banking Journal

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Fast Forward to the Mobile Workplace

Supervisors are adjusting to managing remote workers. IT departments are feeling the strain of equipping huge numbers of people with secure network access and mobile devices. And security issues must be reassessed in the light of massive workplace changes made in the month of March.

April 20, 2020 : ABA Banking Journal

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COVID-Themed Phishing Messages Fill Phishing Filters on Gmail

In the past week, Google says it identified more than 18 million daily phishing messages featuring coronavirus themes. When you block 100 million phishing email messages every day, you get plenty of data to see trends. Google has seen a big one in recent weeks: Nearly one-fifth of all phishing email messages identified on the Gmail platform now feature coronavirus or COVID-19 as part of their content.

April 17, 2020 : Dark Reading

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