Special Report: The 2021 State of Communications-Related Fraud, Identity Theft & Consumer Protection in the USA

September 2021

Special Report: The 2021 State of Communications-Related Fraud, Identity Theft & Consumer Protection in the USA

by Dan Baker

This 49-page free Report on communications-related fraud analyzes  the FTC’s annual Sentinel consumer fraud statistics and provides a sweeping view of trends and problem areas.  It also gives a cross-industry view of the practices and systems that enable fraud control, identity verification, and security in our “zero trust” digital world.

PRISM Report on IPRN Trends 2020: An Analysis of the Destinations Fraudsters Use in IRSF & Wangiri Attacks

December 2020

PRISM Report on IPRN Trends 2020: An Analysis of the Destinations Fraudsters Use in IRSF & Wangiri Attacks

interview with Colin Yates

An end of year report on trends on the International Premium Rate Numbers advertised around the world that hold clues for early warning detection of traffic pumping voice frauds.

Telecom Identity Fraud 2020: A 36-Expert Analyst Report on Subscription Fraud, Identity, KYC and Security

December 2020

Telecom Identity Fraud 2020: A 36-Expert Analyst Report on Subscription Fraud, Identity, KYC and Security

by Dan Baker

TRI releases a new research report on telecom identity fraud and security.  Black Swan readers can download a free Executive Summary of the Report.

Tackling Telecoms Subscription Fraud in a Digital World

November 2020

Tackling Telecoms Subscription Fraud in a Digital World

interview with Mel Prescott & Andy Procter

Nine key recommendations on how telecoms can improve the processes and technology they use in subscription fraud and identity verification programs.

How an Energized Antifraud System with SLAs & Revenue Share is Powering Business Growth at Wholesaler iBASIS

October 2020

How an Energized Antifraud System with SLAs & Revenue Share is Powering Business Growth at Wholesaler iBASIS

interview with Malick Aissi

A classic case of risk management driving a major boost in a telecom’s business.  Learn details on the commercial offer, antifraud ystem upgrades, Do It Yourself customer portal and reporting.

Mobileum Tackles Subscription Fraud and ID Spoofing with Machine Learning that is Explainable

October 2020

Mobileum Tackles Subscription Fraud and ID Spoofing with Machine Learning that is Explainable

interview with Carlos Martins

An excellent tutorial on Subscription Fraud and Systems.  Topics include:  key Fraud vectors and profiles of the Fraudsters; the need for a multi-database approach; the great precision required to screen names and addresses; and Machine Learning/AI’s key role in a Subscription Fraud system.

Webinar: Wangiri Warriors: Solutions & Strategies for Fighting Call Back Fraud

July 2020

Webinar: Wangiri Warriors: Solutions & Strategies for Fighting Call Back Fraud

interview with Arnd Baranowski & John Haraburda & Igor Skutsenya & Colin Yates

A virtual webinar where four telecom fraud control experts give their perspective on Wangiri, the callback fraud.  They discusses strategies and explain the solutions they offer to service providers.

Black Swan Guide: Lanck Telecom’s Voice FMS as an On-Demand Network Service

July 2020

Black Swan Guide: Lanck Telecom’s Voice FMS as an On-Demand Network Service

interview with Igor Skutsenya

A Guide to a new and unique on-demand network service enabling fraud-risky international voice traffic to be monitored (and either alerted or blocked) as that traffic is routed through a wholesaler on its way to its final destinations.

SAS Manages an Analytics Hub of Internal, 3rd Party, and AI Data for Telco-Specific, Holistic Fraud Solutions

March 2020

SAS Manages an Analytics Hub of Internal, 3rd Party, and AI Data for Telco-Specific, Holistic Fraud Solutions

interview with Sundeep Tengur

A leading cross-industry fraud analytics firm provides: a picture of telecom threats; perspective on subscription and onboarding fraud; parallels to fraud control in banking; and a rundown on its telco-specific approach to solving fraud problems in a holistic way.

Black Swan Solution Guide: Getting Porting History & Carrier Data to Verify Identity & Mitigate Account Takeovers

March 2020

Black Swan Solution Guide: Getting Porting History & Carrier Data to Verify Identity & Mitigate Account Takeovers

by Kathy Timko

Learn about a recently approved risk intelligence service to receive authoritative and real-time notices of numbers being ported and changes to the carrier-of-record for specific telephone numbers.

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