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20 Sep 2016

In this series of blog posts we examine the most common forms of phishing attacks and appropriate countermeasures to protect both individuals and organizations – in this post we explore Business Email Compromise and the potential fall-out for executives.

 

Business Email Compromise

 

At the start of 2016, the FBI warned that it had seen a 270% increase in CEO scams, also known as Business Email Compromise (BEC) scams.

 

With these scams, savvy cyber criminals are taking the time to harvest personal information and learn the processes within a company. Once armed with this information, they target carefully selected employees with a spear phishing email designed to get access to confidential...



08 Jun 2016

Edwin Sim looks at how platforms are transforming business strategy.

Apple, Uber and Airbnb are overrunning incumbent product-push pipeline businesses by exploiting platforms and leveraging new rules of strategy.

In a recent Harvard Business Review article, “Pipelines, Platforms and the rules of strategy”, the authors said in today’s digital internet environment, scale trumps differentiation.

“Platform businesses bring together producers and consumers in high-value exchanges.”

 

Platforms – major assets

In contrast to traditional product pipeline sales organizations, platforms chief assets are information and interactions, the sources of the value they create and their competitive advantage.



06 Aug 2015

The business field seems to be very challenging these days. It seems as if one has to be a ruthless person to get ahead in the business world. Meir Ezra is a personality who has brought revolution in the thoughts and perceptions of the people. He has built his own personal success, and he is willing to share his secrets in his sales seminar in Tampa.


Here is the detail regarding the shining career of Meir Ezra. Basically, he is an entrepreneur however, he is not such a man who sticks in one profession. It will not be wrong to say that he is an inventor as well who has invented a lot of things. One of the reasons for his popularity is that he has role in the promotion of gasoline management systems. Because of his skills and...