Risk & Fraud

Ransomware: How to Prevent or Recover from an Attack

Ransomware: How to Prevent or Recover from an Attack

By: Gene Fredriksen, Security Strategy Consultant It’s Monday morning. You hit the office early, logging in to your computer expecting to get a jump on the day. However, this time something is different. Your computer is slow, error messages are popping up, and,...

Zero Trust: A Model for Multi-layered Cybersecurity

Zero Trust: A Model for Multi-layered Cybersecurity

By: Gene Fredriksen, Security Strategy Consultant I’m sure you have moved to a new town or started a new job at one time or another. At first, you might not have trusted everyone with open arms. Maybe you had to develop trust with people, stores or restaurants in the...

The Importance of Fraud Text Alerts

The Importance of Fraud Text Alerts

By: David Ver Eecke, Fraud Product Strategy When it comes to fraud prevention, much focus is placed on the importance of rule strategies, as well as identifying and blocking fraud trends before they impact your financial institution. Fraud fighters rely on the...

Holiday Fraud — Expect the Unexpected in 2020

Holiday Fraud — Expect the Unexpected in 2020

By: David Ver Eecke, Sr. Fraud Product Manager 2020 is the year of the unexpected — and this holiday shopping season will be no different. The pandemic has changed our world in so many ways, especially when it comes to how we shop and pay for goods and services....

Lessons Learned from a True Tale of a Digital Scammer

Lessons Learned from a True Tale of a Digital Scammer

By: Gene Fredriksen, Security Strategy Consultant In this real-life story, it is 2018 and Kwamaine Ford, an employee of a celebrity at the time, seemed to have the world by the tail. He traveled in famous circles and lived a glamorous lifestyle. However, Ford had a...

Don’t Get Complacent with COVID-19 Scams

Don’t Get Complacent with COVID-19 Scams

By: Gene Fredriksen, Security Strategy Consultant In a 1948 speech to the House of Commons, Winston Churchill said, “Those who fail to learn from history are condemned to repeat it.” This quote is particularly accurate for those tasked with implementing cybersecurity...