John Buzzard

John Buzzard

Lead Analyst, Fraud & Security

John Buzzard is nationally recognized financial industry fraud and security expert. He has influenced the card fraud, risk and security services for financial institutions throughout the United States through research, writing whitepapers, public speaking and consulting.

With more than twenty years of experience, John helps clients resolve problems within the areas of fraud, security and risk management. He understands the fine balance between protecting an enterprise while delivering customer experiences with reduced friction. John combines his inquisitive approach to understand the new threats that are impacting the financial services industry with actionable insights on how to mitigate the risk.

Before joining Javelin, John worked as an Industry Fraud Expert within the credit union sector. Previously, he worked for FICO and FIS. He is often consulted by industry publications and various media outlets such as NBC, Fox News and the Wall Street Journal as a subject matter expert on card skimming, consumer scams and cyber security.

John currently resides in the DC Metro area and regularly participates within the Mid Atlantic International Association of Financial Crime Investigators as well as the North West Card Association.

Latest Insights

March, 2023
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 vari...

October, 2022
Global Digital Fraud Trends: Evaluating the Past, Present, and Future

This report, sponsored by SAS, picks up the threads from a research study that examined how the growth of digital payments in the private and public sectors directly changed the wa...

August, 2022
A Practical Guide for Reducing Identity Fraud

This report, sponsored by AARP, will examine how consumers can avoid victimization across a myriad of identity fraud scams though awareness and education.  Javelin recently publish...


November, 2021
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October, 2021
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September, 2021
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