[Infographic]: Fraud in the Travel Industry

Online booking is booming. That’s great for forward-thinking travel firms that offer customer-pleasing experiences like last-minute booking, streamlined checkout, and flexible reservations. Unfortunately, it’s also great for fraudsters, who prey upon those very “perks” to defraud these companies. To get a snapshot of the challenges faced by modern OTAs and other travel companies, check out […]

What happened in the world of fraud?

2017 was a whirlwind year in just about every way imaginable. Online fraud was no exception! There were data breaches, the fight for net neutrality, the debates surrounding fake content, the Russian hacking scandal…and that’s not even scratching the surface. Let’s get some closure on last year and kickstart this one by taking stock of […]

Fighting fraud in travel: Top challenges

As more travelers research, arrange, and buy all aspects of their trips using a digital device, the onus is on travel companies to innovatively deliver standout experiences. However, if you’re a travel company that sells online, you’ve undoubtedly encountered the flip side of enabling convenient and engaging features like last-minute bookings and streamlined checkout. Fraud […]

The Problem with Static PII Identification

We’ve all been there. You’ve logged into this site a thousand times, but today there seems to be some doubt that you are who you say you are. None shall pass before answering some security questions. What’s your mother’s maiden name? What street do you live on? Companies must put these barriers in place because […]

[Podcast] A Fintech Navigates the World of Fraud

Curve is a London-based fintech startup that’s out to revolutionize the way we make payments. But new technology creates a wealth of opportunity for consumers and fraudsters alike.  How does a small team prevent — and fight — new and innovative types of fraud? We sit down with Rona Ruthen, head of operations at Curve, […]

Confessions of a Fraud Analyst – Part 2

To succeed as a fraud analyst, you’ve got to be part Sherlock Holmes, part diplomat, and part Jedi. You’ve got to have a sharp mind and nerves of steel. When everything goes well, your company can win big. But when things go wrong…well, at least you’ll have a great story to tell! We asked some […]