ISMG Announces the Launch of "The Fraud Dilemma: How to Prioritize Anti-Fraud Investments" Webinar

ISMG Announces the Launch of "The Fraud Dilemma: How to Prioritize Anti-Fraud Investments" Webinar

Information Security Media Group announces the launch of its latest webinar, "The Fraud Dilemma: How to Prioritize Anti-Fraud Investments," which will debut March 20, 2012 at 3:30 p.m. ET.

The 90-minute session is sponsored by ThreatMetrix™ and will feature insight from George Tubin, Founder, GT Advisors, as well as Alisdair Faulkner, Chief Products Officer, ThreatMetrix.

About the session: In light of increasingly sophisticated fraud techniques - everything from account takeover attempts to ATM skimming and increasingly sophisticated phishing attacks - financial institutions are under constant pressure to protect customer assets.

Further, embodied by the FFIEC Authentication Guidance, they face heightened regulatory pressure to assess risks, deploy layered security controls and to improve customer awareness of this ever-evolving threat landscape.

And a single misstep could result in a data breach that carries heavy financial, regulatory, customer, shareholder and reputational implications. So, how does an institution go about evaluating all of these options and deciding which fits its own risk profile best?

In this panel discussion, banking/fraud expert George Tubin will lead a lively discussion of today's top fraud threats and solutions. Among the topics to be tackled:

  • Regulatory Requirements - What are the basic expectations for assessing and mitigating fraud risks?
  • Investment Planning - What is your institution's fraud loss profile, and how can you best match mitigation approaches to your identified risks?
  • Selling the Solution - Once you've identified your anti-fraud solutions, how do you demonstrate value to stakeholders, and then win support for a prioritized investment plan?

For more information about this webinar, please visit: The Fraud Dilemma: How to Prioritize Anti-Fraud Investments.

George Tubin, Founder, GT Advisors

George Tubin is a former Senior Research Director for TowerGroup's Delivery Channels and Financial Information Security research services. His areas of expertise include consumer online banking, online fraud and identity theft prevention, information security strategy and customer authentication, as well as mobile banking and contact center strategies and technologies.

Tubin has over 20 years in the banking and high-technology industries. Before joining TowerGroup, he was a senior consultant with ADS Financial Services Solutions, providing information technology strategy consulting to top-tier US banks. He also held several positions at BayBank, BankBoston, and Fleet (now Bank of America), including director of e-commerce planning and development and vice president of planning and analysis for the consumer and small business banking divisions.

Alisdair Faulkner, Chief Products Officer, ThreatMetrix

Alisdair Faulkner is a technology entrepreneur who has over a decade of experience building products and delivering mission critical technologies that are run by the world's most trusted brands. Mr. Faulkner is a noted industry expert in issues relating to online fraud, device identification, cybercrime, identity theft, information security and networking technology. He is a frequent industry speaker appearing before such industry forums as the Anti-Phishing Working Group, CyberSource Payment Summit and Experian Vision Conference. He has appeared on BBC online news commenting on cybercrime and is a past winner of the DEMOgod award for technology innovation and is a frequent contributor to the ThreatMetrix blog, "Frauds & Ends." As chief products officer at ThreatMetrix, he is responsible for product management and strategic accounts.

About the Sponsor:

ThreatMetrix is the fastest-growing provider of integrated cybercrime prevention solutions. The ThreatMetrix™ Cybercrime Defender Platform helps companies protect customer data and secure transactions against fraud, malware, data breaches, as well as man-in-the browser (MitB) and Trojan attacks. The Platform consists of advanced cybersecurity technologies, including TrustDefender™ ID, which is cloud-based, real-time device identification, malware protection with TrustDefender™ Cloud and TrustDefender™ Client, as well as TrustDefender™ Mobile for smartphone applications. The company serves a rapidly growing global customer base across a variety of industries, including financial services, e-commerce, payments, social networks, government, and healthcare.

For more information, visit or call 1-408-200-5755.

About ISMG:

Information Security Media Group publishes BankInfoSecurity, CUInfoSecurity, GovInfoSecurity, HealthcareInfoSecurity, InfoRiskToday, DataBreachToday and CareersInfoSecurity. These digital media sites offer news, views, research and education on the top industry, security, regulatory and technology challenges facing information security leaders worldwide. Each site is guided by an advisory board of renowned thought-leaders from business, government and education.

ISMG's suite of educational webinars offers hands-on training by knowledgeable practitioners and is available to individual and corporate subscribers.

ISMG's custom research, including the annual "Information Security Today" and "Faces of Fraud" surveys, is routinely featured at leading industry events such as RSA Conference and BAI Payment Connect.

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