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  • Risk Ident contribution: Getting into the mind of a fraudster, The Times

    30. August 2017

    The Times of London recently published an article on why people commit fraud, including insight provided by our CEO, Roberto Valerio. From teaching others what we know, Roberto and Risk Ident hope to combat the heavy losses sustained by businesses at the hands of fraudsters.

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  • Fight against the ticketing black market: defeat ticket touts

    31. July 2017

    The fight against fraud in ticketing was brought back into the public eye recently when the BBC claimed that ticket touts work on an ‘industrial scale’. Professional touts are no longer hindered by brazenly scalping outside of venues. Now that the majority of ticket sales take place online, touts have access to various tools to aid their work, such as multiple IDs and a team of assistants.

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  • Man and machine – the prefect fraud-fighting team

    13. July 2017

    Science fiction would have us believe that man and machine will one day wage war on each other, but the reality is that artificial intelligence and machine-learning have been with us for years, and technology is already helping us in ways we may not have fully appreciated.

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  • OnST ’17: The 2nd International Workshop on Online Safety, Trust and Fraud Prevention

    5. July 2017

    Almost every aspect of our lives is influenced by the web, from education, health and commerce to our social interactions. The profound impact that the internet has on our lives requires us to rethink the way we make big decisions, but also the choices we make every day.

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  • Fighting fraud in a diverse payment landscape

    4. July 2017

    The threat of eCommerce fraud in Europe has risen in line with the growth of eCommerce itself. In fact, Europol’s Internet Organized Crime Threat Assessment (IOCTA) 2016 revealed that eCommerce fraud has now been classified as a “key threat”. Is it any wonder when 66% of the EU’s total card fraud is coming from card-not-present (CNP) transactions?

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