Interviews

Merchant Risk Council: Industry Events & Education

By Ronald Praetsch / Dec 6, 2017

Established in 2000 the Merchant Risk Council is the leading global trade association for eCommerce fraud and payments professionals. About-Fraud.com caught up with Markus Bergthaler,…

Types of records compromised and costs

Turning a “blind eye” on cybersecurity – understanding the risks of identity theft

By David Lukic / Feb 3, 2021

No matter how many warnings people get, a huge percentage turn a blind eye to their cybersecurity. A lot of people don’t take precautions until…

How to protect yourself from deceptive marketing practices

By Christian Chmiel / Aug 26, 2019

Confidence tricks are as old as commerce. So are confidence tricksters, also known as con artists or scammers. They manipulate individual psychology to induce victims…

DataVisor CEO Yinglian Xie on the Democratization of Online Fraud Prevention

By Mike Russell / Nov 6, 2019

Yinglian Xie co-founded DataVisor in 2013 after establishing a reputation as a highly regarded researcher, author, and conference contributor. Yinglian has over 10 years of…

Capturing Fraudsters One Voice and Click at a Time

By Ronen Shnidman / Apr 18, 2019

Brett Beranek is Vice President & General Manager, Security Business at Nuance Communications. He is a biometrics and customer experience (CX) expert fascinated by transformative…

Brett Johnson on the Cybercriminal Mindset

By Mike Russell / Jun 23, 2019

In the world of online fraud prevention, Brett Johnson sits in a category all his own. With support from his wife, sister, Karisse Hendrick, and…

Using Digital Footprints to Prevent Online Fraud

By Magalie Pimentel / Dec 27, 2016

We’ve all done it. The last second rummage through bags and pockets… Tickets? Check. Wallet? Check. Passport? Passport? WHERE’S MY PASSPORT??? Just as passports are…

Confronting Card Fraud in the Global Travel Industry

By Jan-Jaap Kramer / Feb 22, 2017

During the last ten years service suppliers in the travel industry (airlines, train companies, shipping lines, online travel agents) have progressed from taking their first…

Bank Call Center Fraud: A Nasty Trend and How to Stop It!

By Frank Mogollon / May 14, 2017

Financial institutions spend billions protecting their assets: The people, the technologies, and the data. Yet, the attacks keep coming and the losses keep rising. Indeed,…

What Omnichannel Fraud Looks Like

By Rafael Lourenco / May 19, 2017

By Rafael Lourenco, Executive Vice President, ClearSale As retailers add and expand omnichannel operations, their fraud management challenges are growing, too. Organized retail crime (ORC)…