Jenny Durkan, the U.S. Attorney for the Western District of Washington, is taking a lead role in combatting cyberfraud. Under her leadership, federal prosecutors have upped their efforts to combat ever-increasing threats posed by digital crimes, including card fraud.
The great thing about fraud examination is that you can really play to your own strengths when choosing a career. The following six job roles are just a few of the career paths a fraud examiner might take.
Heartland Payment Systems, which suffered a massive breach in 2009, is working to enhance POS security at the merchant level. What steps is this processor taking, and what role would it like to see card-issuing banks play?
Everyone is talking about big data. But Zions Bancorp is actually doing something with it - using data to enhance fraud detection and account monitoring. Aaron Caldiero offers tips for how banks can derive maximum value from big data.
The benefits from employing social media as a way to connect with stakeholders outweigh the risks, says David Bradford, the editor of a new survey of risk managers. Still, he says, the risks must be adequately addressed.
Associated Bank, which has more than 250 locations in three states, is addressing BSA compliance and money-laundering detection at the enterprise level. How could that approach also help the bank improve fraud detection?
"We find it hard to believe that there are any reasons or basis to oppose this legislation," presidential counterterrorism adviser John Brennan says of the Cybersecurity Act of 2012. "I'm just very puzzled as to why individuals would oppose this."