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Texas startup Balkan ID banks $5.75 million in seed funding to help organizations find and remediate risky privileges across SaaS and public cloud infrastructure. [Read More]
Over the last 24 hours, two Silicon Valley startups jostling for space in the corporate email security market raised venture capital funding at a combined valuation of $5.1 billion. [Read More]
Microsoft patches at least 73 documented security flaws in the Windows ecosystem and warned that unknown attackers are already launching zero-day man-in-the-middle attacks. [Read More]
By the end of 2023, GitHub will mandate that all code contributors secure their computers with at least one form of two-factor authentication (2FA) account protection. [Read More]
The U.S. government is barreling ahead with plans to mitigate future threats from quantum computing with a new White House memo directing federal agencies to jumpstart an all-hands-on-deck approach to migrating to quantum-resistant technologies. [Read More]
The FBI has observed a 65% increase in identified global exposed losses (actual and attempted loss) between 2019 and 2021. [Read More]
Threat hunters at Kaspersky find a malicious campaign that abuses Windows event logs to store fileless last stage Trojans and keep them hidden in the file system. [Read More]
Hubble Technology banks $9 million in venture capital funding to build an “agentless technology asset visibility” aimed at disrupting the asset management space. [Read More]
Mandiant warns that a new threat actor is using backdoors to remain undetected for "an order of magnitude longer than the average dwell time of 21 days in 2021." [Read More]
Traceable AI, a startup building technology to reduce attack surfaces in APIs, has banked a new $60 million funding round that values the company at $450 million. [Read More]

FEATURES, INSIGHTS // Fraud & Identity Theft

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Joshua Goldfarb's picture
While attackers and fraudsters are continually adapting and evolving, there are some measures that businesses can take to improve their fraud programs
Landon Winkelvoss's picture
Similar to investigations that disrupt cyberattacks on retailers, the same tactics, techniques, and procedures (TTPs) can be leveraged against those that sell counterfeit or stolen goods.
Joshua Goldfarb's picture
The question of the importance of the state of a client device is a debate that has been around for a few years in the security field.
Idan Aharoni's picture
Fraudsters will determine who to target within the industry based on each service’s fraud prevention policies and maturity, rather than generally targeting the industry.
Joshua Goldfarb's picture
Josh Goldfarb debunks the most common myths surrounding fraud, security and user experience.
Joshua Goldfarb's picture
Josh Goldfarb discusses what enterprises can do to mitigate risk and limit losses account takeover (ATO) fraud, account opening (AO) fraud, and payment fraud.
Idan Aharoni's picture
Proposed Distributed Account Information Certification (DAIC) enables organizations to quickly and securely validate the bank account information of companies before they send payments
Joshua Goldfarb's picture
By implementing controls to prevent fraud and implementing fraud monitoring capabilities, state agencies can greatly reduce the amount of unemployment fraud that happens under their auspices.
Joshua Goldfarb's picture
For any fraud detection solution to be practical, it must be easily integrated into security and fraud operations.
Joshua Goldfarb's picture
Facts, data, and evidence are extremely important to properly detecting, preventing, and investigating both security incidents and fraud incidents.