Cybersecurity frameworks help protect you from the potentially devastating impact of data breaches.
The FBI’s 2019 Internet Crime Report emphasizes the Internet Crime Complaint Center’s (IC3) efforts in monitoring trending scams such as Business Email Compromise (BEC), Ransomware, Elder Fraud, and Tech Support Fraud. In 2019, IC3 received a total of 467,361 complaints, with losses exceeding $3.5 Billion.
In 2018, the trending scams were Business Email Compromise (BEC), Extortion, Tech Support Fraud, and Payroll Diversion. In 2018, IC3 received a total of 351,936 complaints, with losses exceeding $2.7 Billion. (Learn about the risk of phishing.)
Organizations should improve their understanding of adversary capabilities and common attack vectors while also identifying risks from third parties in the supply chain and insider threats. Insiders, whether intentional disregard or inadvertent, such as phishing emails, are the cause of many security problems.