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Data Loss Prevention Against Ransomware

This report explores the challenges financial services providers face, not only when it comes to being attacked themselves, but in the counsel and education they offer to business customers and consumers about how to defend themselves against fa...

DDoS Attacks Pose New Risk for Banks: Tiny Botnet Wages Largest HTTPS Attack on Record

The news earlier this month that the largest HTTPS distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attack on record was intercepted and mitigated should get the attention of financial institutions. The sheer size and power of the attack, waged by a tiny bo...

New-Account Fraud: A Threat Down Every Avenue

This report, sponsored by BioCatch, explores the real-life risks and impacts of new-account fraud on financial institutions and consumers. This report is derived from the 2022 Identity Fraud Study: The Virtual Battleground, published by Javelin ...

The Power of One: Reducing the Impact of Identity Fraud

This report, sponsored by Neustar, a TransUnion company, explores identity fraud and the necessary steps business enterprises must take into consideration as a means of streamlining the authentication process while also improving the overall cli...

Shields Up: How Financial Institutions Should Brace for Targeted Cyberattacks

The U.S. government is warning U.S. firms to prepare for possible Russian cyberattacks due to the West's economic sanctions on Russia and support of Ukraine. This note explores the specifics of the U.S. government's "Shields Up" warnings, and re...

Robo Nation: The Threat of Communication-Based Fraud

Consumers are unable to escape the increasing surge of robocalls, scam texts and phishing emails that were heightened by the pandemic and continue on an upward trend. But communication-based fraud is about more than just causing aggravation for ...

Drain Data Lakes to Fill Rivers and Build Harbors with Sensitive Data

Financial services companies are increasingly faced with data overload, and the problem is only getting worse, as increasing amounts of sensitive consumer and corporate data reside on multiple servers and applications across enterprises. Unfortu...

Identity Fraud: The Virtual Battleground

Join us for an interactive panel moderated by John Buzzard, Javelin’s Lead Analyst of Fraud & Security and the author of The Virtual Battleground, the 2022 installment of Javelin’s annual identity fraud study.

2022 Identity Fraud Study: The Virtual Battleground

Javelin Strategy & Research, in its 19th year of putting together studies of identity fraud, sees such crime as a growing infiltration into financial services. Whether it’s traditional identity fraud—involving the use of personal information for...

BYOD and Spyware: Are Employees Putting Business at Risk?

Employees who access company systems from personal laptops, smartphones, and tablets put their firms’ and consumers’ intellectual property and sensitive information in danger. And the risks keep growing, not only from traditional phishing and fr...

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