September 07, 2017
How much of your on-line advertising budget is spent getting clicks from avatars? Claims as to proportion of paid for adtech clicks that are fraudulent range from 25% in 2015 to 80% earlier this ...
August 04, 2017
As a wake-up call to other health IT vendors, the OIG's senior counsel airs a video in which he calls eClinicalWorks' False Claims Act violation a 'new area of healthcare fraud.'
June 21, 2017
In this SearchCIO Q&A, author and data scientist Cathy O'Neil talks about the danger of trusting algorithms too much.
June 19, 2017
This is a guest blogpost by Ian Watson, CEO of Altia-ABM Specialist financial analysis software is now a crucial tool in the investigation and prosecution of crime. It not only increases the speed ...
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A romance scam is a fraudulent scheme in which a swindler pretends romantic interest in a target, establishes a relationship and then attempts to get money or sensitive information from the target under various false pretenses. Continue Reading
Card skimming is the theft of credit and debit card data and PIN numbers when the user is at an automated teller machine (ATM) or point of sale (POS). Continue Reading
An ad fraud botnet is a distributed network of computers controlled by a botmaster to defraud advertisers. Continue Reading
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Explore the top five benefits of real-time business intelligence for utility companies, from optimizing asset performance to boosting customer satisfaction. Continue Reading
Web fraud detection systems are designed to minimize the threat of online payment fraud. While the fraud rate has not been growing, it is still significant and financial institutions take a hit for money lost.
Payment fraud detection involves determining whether purchases are being made with stolen payment cards. Some vendors use intelligence services, authentication or even malware detection. There are also managed services in which the vendor is primarily responsible for monitoring and taking action on instances of fraud.
Web fraud detection system vendors typically offer either an on-premises software product or platform or a cloud-based software as a service (SaaS) that scans financial transactions made via the web or on mobile devices. Evaluating the web fraud detection systems available requires a thorough understanding of the product category.
This Buyer's Guide explains web fraud detection technology, the key features an effective system should include and leads readers through the process of how to evaluate a potential system or tool.Continue Reading
EMV technology has been adopted by a small number of merchants despite the Oct. 1 liability deadline, and it may stay that way for a while. Here's why. Continue Reading
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Chatbots, machine learning and fraud detection are real, and excitement is building for algorithms that can forecast better than humans. But true AI remains a slippery concept. Continue Reading
Organizations can benefit greatly from applying predictive analytics to contact center data. Here's a look at four areas ripe for upgrades in those workflows. Continue Reading
The fraud investigation process remains complicated for companies, but graph databases' information management techniques can help collect and manage valuable evidentiary data. Continue Reading
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A HummingBad malware variant, HummingWhale, was discovered being spread through 20 apps on the Google Play Store. Expert Nick Lewis explains the malware's new features. Continue Reading
The SWIFT network has increasingly been abused by cybercriminals to carry out bank fraud and theft. Expert Michael Cobb explains possible ways to boost security. Continue Reading
From the outset, data and data ownership have always been key components of IT, even as the focus of technology leaders has evolved. In the early days of information technology, the industry was all about just what its name suggests: leveraging technology to transform data into higher-value information. Today, however, times have changed, writes CIO expert Harvey Koeppel. He urges CIOs to turn their focus back to the data in order to meet the needs of the digital business world, transforming information into knowledge and knowledge into insights.
In this SearchCIO handbook, Koeppel explores why digital business is driven by data and not technology, and provides eight tips for CIOs to keep up with the times. In our second piece, CTO Niel Nickolaisen describes how a heated debate between software engineering and operations resulted in a data governance manifesto for today's digital times. And finally, Senior News Writer Nicole Laskowski digs into how Goldman Sachs built a graph analytics platform for various use cases, including compliance and fraud detection. Continue Reading