H1 2023: “Read” Alert: Data Shows 28% of BEC Attacks Opened by Employees
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