Risk & Fraud

Make 2022 the Year of Cybersecurity Resolutions

Make 2022 the Year of Cybersecurity Resolutions

By: Gene Fredriksen, Security Strategy Consultant It’s that time of year again when people think about their New Year’s resolutions. These typically involve losing weight, eating healthy and exercising more. While most people do not consider making resolutions around...

October is National Cybersecurity Awareness Month

October is National Cybersecurity Awareness Month

By: Gene Fredriksen, Security Strategy Consultant   Cybersecurity Awareness Month, observed every October, was created as a collaborative effort between government and industry to ensure every American has the resources needed to stay safer and more secure online....

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...