Business Email Compromise (BEC) , Fraud Management & Cybercrime , ID Fraud

Threat Report: The Rapid Rise of Identity-Based Attacks

Expel's Jon Hencinski on How to Defend Against BEC, Ransomware and Attacks on MFA
Jon Hencinski, director, detection and response, Expel

Expel is out with its latest quarterly threat report, which reveals that identity-based attacks now account for 56% of incidents identified by Expel's SOC. Jon Hencinski shares highlights from the report and how to respond to BEC, ransomware and attackers who have found ways to defeat MFA.

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In this video interview with Information Security Media Group, Hencinski discusses:

  • Highlights of Expel's latest threat report;
  • The rise of identity-based attacks;
  • How attackers are consistently defeating MFA.

As the director of global operations at Expel, Hencinski is responsible for the day-to-day operations of Expel's security operations center and detection and response engineering. He oversees how Expel recruits, trains and develops security analysts. Hencinski has over a decade of experience in the areas of SOC operations, threat detection and incident response. Prior to Expel, he worked at Mandiant and BAE Systems and was an adjunct professor at The George Washington University.

About the Author

Tom Field

Tom Field

Senior Vice President, Editorial, ISMG

Field is responsible for all of ISMG's 28 global media properties and its team of journalists. He also helped to develop and lead ISMG's award-winning summit series that has brought together security practitioners and industry influencers from around the world, as well as ISMG's series of exclusive executive roundtables.

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