Business Email Compromise with Niall Merrigan

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How do you stop the company email from being compromised? Richard talks to Niall Merrigan about the sophisticated level of hacks going on in business email. Niall describes how business email systems get compromised, typically through a weak password, then monitored to understand the business well enough to inject email in to steal money or compromise the business. In these challenging times, no one can afford this - and multifactor authentication and strong confirmation policies can help!


Niall Merrigan is an Irish guy who managed to end up in Norway after finding out the country existed when he was in New Zealand. He works for Capgemini in Stavanger, Norway, as the head of custom software development and has been a Microsoft ASP.NET MVP since 2010. He is also involved in the Friends of Redgate program and is a general rugby nut (which means he shouts a lot). Niall has a passion for web technologies, security, and whiskey, which can lead to some interesting discussions.

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