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Fighting fraud: Tips for getting ahead of the ever-evolving threat

Fraud is largely inevitable but fighting it doesn’t have to be fruitless. Chris Camacho shares tips to help businesses combat this threat more effectively.

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Salted Hash - SC 01: What an Apple phishing attack looks like

Today on Salted Hash, we’re going to look at a phishing attack from two sides. The first side will be what the victim sees. After that, we're going to see what the criminal sees. We'll also discuss some steps administrators can take...

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CNP fraud spikes during the holiday shopping season. Here are 3 things you can do now to protect your holiday sales

CNP fraud spikes during every holiday season, and 2018 will be no exception. Before it’s too late, online retailers need to get prepared in their fraud prevention efforts. Here are three steps that online sellers can take right now to...

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Online voting is impossible to secure. So why are some governments using it?

If you thought electronic voting machines were insecure, wait 'til you meet online voting. Dr. Vanessa Teague has twice demonstrated massive security flaws in online voting systems. Instead of fixes and support, she got official...

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Without the right data, CNP fraud protection could be out of reach

Capturing and analyzing your sales and fraud data gives your ecommerce business real-time, dynamic information that helps you keep pace with rapid changes in the way fraudsters operate. Without this information, your fraud prevention...

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Cross-channel fraud detection

How performing behavioral analysis across silos can help detect sophisticated attacks.

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Social engineering: It's time to patch the human

Is there a patch for human stupidity? If you believe the common saying, there isn't. However, Jayson E. Street says there is, and it's time companies started patching their humans. The truth is, technology alone isn't going to save...

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Why ecommerce fraud needs a multichannel response

Ecommerce fraud isn’t just an online problem anymore. With fraudulent activity spanning the online, mobile and offline channels, it’s time that e-commerce retailers treat fraud prevention as a multichannel issue.

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Inside RSA's state-of-the-art fraud intelligence command center

RSA’s Anti-Fraud Command Center helps financial services firms stay a step ahead of fraudsters and criminals. The ultimate goal: Someday make it not worth their effort to even try.

‘Sakawa boys’: Meet the professional internet fraudsters of Ghana

In Ghana and Nigeria internet fraud is an increasingly common way for young people to make money

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How to prove and fight online dating and romance scams

Friends and family of romance scam victims sometimes call on security pros to prove their online loves are not who they claim to be. Here's how to handle the case the right way.

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Yes, fraud affects your bottom line

It also impacts conversion, customer experience and customer retention.

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Using better data to fight credit card fraud

Galileo Processing uses artificial intelligence to more accurately identify fraudulent credit card transactions. It's an example of how AI can be a powerful security technology.

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2018 cybersecurity trends and predictions

The new year brings new challenges and opportunities in cybersecurity.

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The truth about RFID credit card fraud

Despite demonstrations to show it's possible, documented cases of RFID credit card fraud are unknown. And as security professionals know, there is a huge gulf between potential crime and actual crime.

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Business email fraud – financial scams under the guise of authority

A 1,300% increase in losses resulting from business email compromise is nothing short of an epidemic.

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Protect and serve: fraud fighting finds a partner in machine learning

Machine learning is proving to be a valuable tool when it comes to balancing security vs. user experience.

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Multi-stage spear phishing – bait, hook and catch

Multiple step spear phishing is the latest iteration in social engineering from sophisticated cyber criminals.

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