H1 2023: “Read” Alert: Data Shows 28% of BEC Attacks Opened by Employees
Abnormal’s latest report on business email compromise trends and statistics finds that employees open 28% of attacks and reply to 15% of them.
Your employees are your greatest asset. They also pose the greatest risk to your organization’s security.
Our latest research shows that the median open rate for text-based business email compromise (BEC) attacks is nearly 28%. And of the malicious emails that are read, an average of 15% are replied to.
The H1 2023 Email Threat Report covers data from July-December 2022. Findings include:
81% increase in BEC attacks between the first and second half of 2022
63% likelihood of large enterprises experiencing a supply chain compromise attack
Only 2.1% of known attacks are reported to the security team by employees
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