Protect yourself from CEO Fraud

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CEO Fraud is a very simple and effective cyber attack that can cause significant business losses

CEO Fraud couldn’t be simpler. There’s no malware to write and no malicious code or links to implant. It’s a text only email, plain and simple – but it’s the social engineering that makes it work.

Due to its simplicity, these spoofing attacks are one of the fastest growing forms of cyber crime. During the period from Oct. 2013 to April 4, 2016, the FBI reported losses due to this kind of attack total a record $2.3 billion.

In this episode I talk about:

  • Exactly what is CEO Fraud
  • 3 Specific  scenarios
  • How to  protect yourself and your business 

Show Notes:


Acknowledgements – I didn’t come up with any of this on my own.  I’ve learned from others.  Click here to meet my teachers.

About Jason Clause

Originally from the great state of Ohio I relocated to the Bay Area to work in high-tech. A veteran of the dot com boom and bust, I have more than 15 years experience helping small businesses apply information technology to improve business process and increase revenue. I live in Livermore, California with my wife Jennifer and enjoy hiking, having friends over for dinner and quiet time at home. My hobbies include golf, snowboarding, creative writing and performing amateur standup comedy.

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