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Posts By Alisdair Faulkner
Cybercrime

Big Phish on Campus: The Cybercrime Wave Hitting Colleges

Millenials are coming of age on college campuses nationwide. Possibly the most technically astute and digitally savvy generation, these students expect digital-first strategies to be the norm throughout the entire learning lifecycle. However, it has recently become apparent that even...

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Alisdair Faulkner
Posted May 11, 2017
Fraud Prevention Payment Fraud

5 Keys to Successful PSD2 Implementation

Publishing a new set of standards, such as PSD2, is one thing, but implementing them is another thing all together. Now that banks and others in the financial services industry have had time to absorb the final Regulatory Technical Specifications...

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Alisdair Faulkner
Posted April 28, 2017
Fraud Prevention

Foreign Exchange: Taking the Fight Against Fraud to a Whole New Level

It’s been said that money makes the world go ‘round. But it’s how that money moves across international borders that make foreign exchange and payment systems victims of payment fraud. As we’ve seen just this past year, the impact can...

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Alisdair Faulkner
Posted March 15, 2017
Fraud Prevention

Fraud Prevention 2017: The Insurance Industry’s Year of Living Dangerously

When life hands you Lemonade, get ready for more than a few lemons. Earlier this month, the insurtech startup Lemonade sent shockwaves through the industry when it announced it had set a new world record by paying a claim in...

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Alisdair Faulkner
Posted March 9, 2017
Fraud Prevention

Digital Identity and Insurance Fraud Prevention

What would Barton Keyes think of insurance fraud prevention in the digital age? In the 1944 film noir classic “Double Indemnity,” Keyes, a brilliant claims adjuster played by screen legend Edward G. Robinson, ferrets out a life insurance scam perpetrated...

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Alisdair Faulkner
Posted February 23, 2017
Cybercrime

Money Mule: “In the world of mules there are no rules” – Ogden Nash (poet) 1902-1971

Why be a Money Mule? With the pressures of economic financial difficulty and the ramifications of holiday spending looming, there is higher temptation for banking consumers to misuse their banking facilities. Enter the money mule recruiter, who offers seemingly high...

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Alisdair Faulkner
Posted February 7, 2017
Cybercrime

Asia Pacific Under Attack: The Q3 2016 Cybercrime Report and a Region in the Crosshairs

Report Reveals a 40% Increase in Cyber Attacks — Here’s What It Means to a Booming Digital Revolution On a quiet morning last May, 100 hooded thieves descended on Tokyo and proceeded to ransack over 14,000 ATM machines in just...

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Alisdair Faulkner
Posted December 21, 2016
Cybercrime

The Grinch Goes Mobile: The Cybercrime Report Q3 2016 And Emerging Mobile Threats

Mobile may be a bigger deal this holiday season than anyone ever imagined. Unfortunately, so might mobile threats. According to an article by Tech Crunch, on Black Friday, online sales from mobile devices accounted for $1.2 billion. The problem: As...

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Alisdair Faulkner
Posted December 7, 2016
Data Breach

Insider Threats: The New Front in the War on Fraud

Insider risk has long been the elephant in the room when it comes to corporate data breaches. While the headlines focus on shadowy hackers and international cybercrime rings, the truth is that a surprisingly large percentage of attacks are made...

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Alisdair Faulkner
Posted November 23, 2016
Risk-Based Authentication

The 2FA Fall from Grace: NIST Calls for the End of SMS Two-Factor Authentication

In the age of highly organized, complex and evolving cybercrime attacks, effective digital authentication has become more challenging than ever. Businesses are walking a tightrope between verifying who they are transacting with while minimizing friction that can cause frustration at...

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Alisdair Faulkner
Posted July 29, 2016
Alisdair Faulkner

Alisdair Faulkner

Chief Identity Officer, Business Services, LexisNexis Risk Solutions

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