Secure Your Human Layer Against BEC Attacks
Business email compromise (BEC) attacks evade detection by traditional security tools because they target the human layer of an enterprise. Learn how Armorblox protects your business from sophisticated BEC attacks.
- Organizations Protected
- Minutes to Deploy Over API
- reduction in phishing response times
What Is Business Email Compromise (BEC)?
In a Business Email Compromise (BEC) scam, attackers claim to be a trusted entity — either internal or external — before using context, persuasion, and urgency to attempt financial or data theft from targeted accounts.
Globally, business email compromise attacks result in billions of dollars in losses for companies each year. Reported losses from BEC complaints increased from $1.29 billion in 2018 to $1.86 billion in 2020.
Armorblox Is Designed to Prevent Today’s Advanced Business Email Compromise Attacks
- Vendor Email Compromise
These “long con” attacks utilize compromised third-party vendor email accounts to defraud organizations of money and sensitive data.
- Executive Impersonation
Attackers impersonate trusted executives — like the CEO or CFO — and persuade target employees to take actions that lead to compromise.
- Payroll Diversion Fraud
An attacker, posing as an employee, emails the HR department and changes direct deposit information to fraudulently transfer funds to an external account.
- Credential Phishing
Criminals steal credentials by posing as a reputable entity through emails and fake login pages. They can then use the victim’s credentials to carry out a secondary attack or extract data.
Security Powered by Understanding
Armorblox looks at thousands of signals to understand the context of email communications and stop BEC attacks that get past legacy email security controls.
Broad and Deep Detection
Leverage detection that combines signals across user identity, user behavior, and email language.
Stop hard-to-catch threats with natural language understanding and other advanced techniques.
Custom ML Models
Contain threats with custom machine learning models built for every organization and user.
Detailed Threat Insights
Always Learning and Adapting
Our AI isn’t just a mysterious force working behind the scenes. Armorblox clearly explains why each email threat is safe or suspicious. These insights simplify investigation and enable your security team to mark rare false positives with greater confidence.
Utilize explainable insights and threat indicators built for human eyes.
Surface anomalous behavioral patterns and domain communication history.
Deep Learning Models
Understand learnings and predictions from deep learning models trained on fraud emails.
Threat Management and Metrics
Detailed Email Insights Built for Human Eyes
Armorblox provides clear visibility into the types and frequency of BEC attacks threatening your environment and shows ROI provided by the platform to your business.
Manage a central repository for all BEC threats with intuitive search and query.
Uncover communication insights for targeted security interventions, e.g., most attacked departments.
Evolving Learning Models
Inspect health of Armorblox machine learning models that get better with time and feedback.
Automate Response to Phishing Attacks
Armorblox has pre-built detection policies and automatable response actions. Our platform does the heavy lifting so your team has more time to investigate and hunt for threats.
Threat Detection Categories
Avoid manual policy creation with pre-built threat detection categories (e.g. payroll fraud, social engineering).
Preconfigured Policy Actions
Use preconfigured policy actions that automatically label, quarantine, or delete suspicious emails.
Save time by setting automated remediation workflows for specific departments and threat types with custom alerting.
Cities and counties have seen a startling increase in business email compromise and impersonation attacks. In deploying Armorblox, we have a tool that helps detect and prevent those attacks smartly — it is highly effective and does not interrupt the flow of City business.
CIO | CITY OF SAN JOSE
Start Monitoring BEC Threats in Minutes
Armorblox connects over APIs and can be deployed in minutes within your email environment. Give your security team time back in their day to focus on more proactive tasks.