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Check Payments and Alternatives Remain Attractive Fraud Targets

Check use is declining.  The adoption of alternative payments, like debit cards, ACH transfers, peer-to-peer (P2P) payments, and digital wallet transactions has accelerated in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. But none of these payments forms i...

Identity Fraud: The Butterfly Effect

Join us for an interactive panel moderated by John Buzzard, Javelin’s Lead Analyst of Fraud & Security and the author of The Butterfly Effect, the 2023 installment of Javelin’s annual identity fraud study.

2023 Identity Fraud Study: The Butterfly Effect

Over the 20 years Javelin Strategy & Research has been performing its landmark Identity Fraud Study, much has changed, including the emergence of an entire industry devoted to various methodologies for detecting, preventing, and reducing identit...

In Check Fraud, Everything Old Is New Again

For a payment vehicle that is fading away, paper checks sure are getting a lot of attention from criminals. Suspicious-activity reports to FinCEN, the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network, nearly doubled from 2021 to 2022, with more increases ex...

More Cyber Lessons for Digital Bankers: It’s All About Trust

Some banking customers just do not trust the internet and are not comfortable using it. They trust their banks, though, and this presents an enormous opportunity for FIs to engage these customers, nudge them toward digital banking if they are pe...

The Future of Digital Identities Is Now

Digital IDs offer convenience and security that, if implemented correctly, can reduce threats such as new account fraud, account takeover fraud, and synthetic identity fraud and also lower application abandonment rates by removing unnecessary fr...

Targeting TikTok: Rising Geopolitical Tension Should Put FIs on Guard

As a bipartisan group of legislators tries to put TikTok out of business in the United States over its China-based ownership and sketchy history of leveraging user data, U.S.-based financial institutions must be on guard as geopolitical tensions...

Reality Bytes: Empowering Consumers Through Fraud and Scams Education

Identity fraud scam losses declined in 2021, but the threat remains real, and financial institutions have a vested interest in ensuring that they are outfitting their customers and members with the most effective and easily accessed education ab...

2023 Fraud & Security Trends

Are you curious about what might happen in the financial fraud and cybersecurity realm in 2023? Join Tracy Kitten, director of fraud & security, and John Buzzard, lead analyst, fraud management, for an engaging conversation based on their 2023 t...

Ransomware Negotiation Market Landscape 2022

Ransomware negotiation providers play a pivotal role in aiding financial institutions in their recovery of stolen and/or encrypted data and in conducting post-attack forensics to help prevent another cyberattack on the institution. This report p...

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