Sometimes you have to think and act like a criminal to disrupt and defeat their activities. Conversely, it is only by thinking like “us”—the law-abiding majority of individuals—that cyber criminals manage to be so successful in the first instance. They know, for example, that if they compromise our individual or
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There are few workers who think “one for the road” is a good idea these days, as targeted drinking-and-driving campaigns and stringent police enforcement have rendered the practice a taboo. Most people would not even think about getting behind the wheel after having consumed two or more alcoholic beverages, but
Biometrics refers to the quantification of human traits or characteristics into data that can be used for two main purposes: to identify and/or to validate. The most common forms of biometrics include facial recognition, fingerprint, iris, palm-vein scan and voice biometrics, but other biometrics also exist to include things like
According to Wikipedia, the orcs in Tolkien’s fantasy trilogy Lord of the Rings are “a race of creatures used as soldiers and henchmen by both the greater and lesser villains in the battle of good versus evil forces in Middle Earth.”
This is reputedly a metaphor for the impact of the
The EU’s Offensive on Organized Crime Educates on the Dangers of Identity Theft, Tax Fraud, Counterfeiting
In 2015, the EU launched an educational offensive to explain the dangers of organized crime – what it is and how to tackle it – to millions of citizens.
Using a short film on its website – http://ec.europa.eu/dgs/home-affairs/what-we-do/policies/organized-crime-and-human-trafficking/index_en.htm – the EU highlights the fact that organized crime is a threat to
Last year’s BDO FraudTrack report shows that the total value of reported fraud in 2015 was £1.5 billion (~$1.9 billion), representing an increase of 110 percent from the previous year and the highest fraud statistics value recorded since 2011.
The report, which examines reported fraud cases over £50,000 (~$65,000) in the
Most parents understand the narrative of “bringing up baby”—the tiny first steps that, with nurturing and encouragement, turn into giant strides as the infant learns independence. When the parent is a retail behemoth with a reputation for uniformity, it is fair to assume that an old-school “one-size-fits-all” approach would become
A new fraud detection technology using behavioral analytics to reduce the number of times debit and credit cards are being blocked by mistake, has claimed a 70 percent success rate during trials.
Featurespace, the UK company behind the fraud prevention software technology, claims it will be able to distinguish between genuine
Recent employee theft statistics from the UK has seen a rise in so-called silver fraudsters – older, more senior employees willing to engage in criminal activity, according to one of the world’s most authoritative fraud reports.
According to the 2016 PwC Global Economics Survey, 55 percent of UK organizations have been
Risk and regulatory work is now the fastest-growing consulting service in the UK, breaking the £500 million (~ $735 million) barrier for the first time. Helping today’s organizations comply with regulations, address cyber threats and manage the fall-out from major corporate scandals has led to double-digit growth in regulatory and