Jennifer Pitt

Senior Analyst, Fraud & Security

Jennifer Pitt is a senior analyst in Javelin’s Fraud & Security practice.  She analyzes data and trends and provides recommendations to financial professionals regarding best practices for fraud prevention and cybersecurity.

Before joining Javelin, Jennifer worked at USAA bank as Quality Control for fraud and money laundering investigations. Prior to that role, Jennifer was in law enforcement, working as a Fraud Detective with the Colorado Springs Police Department and Fraud Special Agent with the Arizona Attorney Generals’ Office. Jennifer’s specific areas of expertise include identity fraud and elder financial exploitation.

Jennifer is a Certified Fraud Examiner with a Master’s Degree in Psychology and a Bachelor’s Degree in Criminal Justice. She is currently pursuing a Bachelor’s Degree in Cybersecurity, specializing in cybercrime and fraud.

Latest Insights

June, 2024
Javelin Report
Password Fatigue: A Case for Multilayered Passwordless Authentication

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Impact Note
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Javelin Report
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