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A Guide to Business Email Compromise 3.0

Today, BEC phishing falls into three categories: Type 1 (Basic), Type 2 (Advanced), and Type 3 (Sophisticated).

However, as Gartner recently noted, traditional email inspection techniques are ineffective at detecting BEC phishing, least of all Type 3 attacks.

It’s important to understand the differences between Type 1, 2 and 3 BEC phishing, why they get past SEGs and cloud email suites, and what’s required to successfully defend against all BEC attacks.


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