Business email compromise (BEC) is an ever-evolving beast that threatens organizations of all types and sizes around the globe. But companies are not entirely defenseless against the scam, as Jeff Taylor, senior vice president of Commercial Fraud Forensics at Regions Bank, told PYMNTS in the inaugural Preventing Financial Crimes Playbook.

In diving into the various tactics fraudsters use to pull off BEC scams and infiltrate B2B payment workflows, Taylor noted that businesses must make some changes to the way they operate in order to mitigate this risk — particularly in a work-from-home environment.

“I think that companies in the pandemic had to adjust their equipment policies to accommodate remote work,” Taylor…

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