This Time it’s Personal: The latest trends in business email compromise

Date and Time 23rd April 2024 , 2:00pm to 3:00pm BST
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The cybersecurity landscape is always evolving, and in 2023 Cofense saw the volume of malicious email threats reaching end user inboxes increase by over 300% compared to 2022.

With the volume and variety of threat campaigns continuing to develop exponentially, join Josh Bartolomie, VP of Global Threat Service, to take a look at some of the latest tactics being adopted in business email compromise (BEC). We’ll explore the overarching trends in BEC, and ways to counter this worrying trend from both a technical and people centric approach.

Key takeaways will include:

  • How attackers are bypassing traditional email security
  • Why finance themed emails are still the most popular tactic
  • The costs and impact of BEC attacks for organizations
  • Ways to identify your most targeted people
  • Risks and concerns with BEC attacks leveraging AI
  • Top tips and practical advice that you can implement quickly!


With over 25 years of information technology and cybersecurity experience, Josh Bartolomie has designed, built, and managed security operations centers, incident response teams, and security architecture and compliance groups for large, global organisations such as Exelis, L3Harris, and Cognizant. Throughout his career, Josh has maintained a passion for continuous innovation with a focus on designing solutions that address real world gaps and provide immediate value to cybersecurity defenders and organisations around the world.