Now it is more important than ever for businesses to have a process in place to verify key requests issued via email, like a wire transfer. Back in the day, phishing emails were full of typos and easy to spot. But today’s cybercriminals are able to match the branding and logos associated with the companies they are trying to impersonate – which makes it more difficult for a busy employee to spot a scam by email.
Check out these Five ways to detect a malicious ‘phishing’ email – including Whaling which are email scams targeted at high-profile victims like C-level executives and their teams.
According to this CNBC article: …companies [should] have a separation between who can initiate and who can approve a wire transfer. The FBI advises using multifactor authentication, which requires two ways of identifying yourself when signing into an account, such as a password and a code sent to your cellphone.
Contact SkyViewTek to learn about security options – like Proofpoint and firewall – to help protect your small business and minimize risks. Also, check out our options for Office 365 email backup. Call 610-590-5006 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.