Fighting fraudsters

You might assume that a battle-tested businessman with a gruff exterior and a taste for salty language lacks an inner child, but you’d be wrong. Exhibit A is this little-known fact: I have a soft spot for animated Disney movies. Now, I could try to bluff a bit and say […]

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How to innovate faster than the fraudsters

Fraud and security intelligence is probably one of the fastest growing areas for analytics. In fact, SAS saw a 44 percent growth in the sale of fraud solutions last year. Why is that? Two reasons: If you’re looking for innovation in the marketplace, a lot of the innovation is coming […]

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Q3 2012 Intelligence Quarterly: Fraud is everyone's problem

We have yet to recover from the economic crisis. But the turmoil seen in the struggling global market could yet be dwarfed by the utter devastation a cyber-crisis could unleash. As a company, SAS is frequently asked to support compliance efforts, such as FATCA (Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act), but […]

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Risk, fraud, innovation. Who’s in the driver’s seat?

There was another trend I noticed at our recent Premier Business Leadership Series event. Risk and fraud have been important areas of focus for us and our customers, and the downturn shed a lot of light on those areas. We had some great panel discussions on those topics at PBLS […]

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While I am not advocating you break the law…

You know who’s doing the best job at innovating right now? Fraudsters. Fraud is a huge problem across all industries, including healthcare, financial services and government. The fraudsters are like start-ups. The bad guys are innovating at a quicker rate than legitimate businesses. What can we learn from them? Fraudsters […]

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