Anti-Phishing, DMARC , Business Email Compromise (BEC) , Cybercrime as-a-service

The Challenge of Complete Identity Impersonation

Al Pascual of Javelin on Cross-Account Takeover
Al Pascual, SVP, Research Director Head of Fraud & Security, Javelin Strategy and Research

In the wake of Equifax and other major breaches, sophisticated fraudsters are finding success as never before. Al Pascual of Javelin Strategy and Research discusses how identity impersonation is manifesting.

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In a video interview at Information Security Media Group's recent Breach Prevention Summit in Washington, Pascual discusses:

  • The new threat of cross-account takeover;
  • How SMS messages are becoming a significant attack vector;
  • Whether it is feasible to protect PII in the age of massive data breaches.

Pascual leads Javelin's Advisory Services and Custom Research businesses. He provides clients actionable insights on a variety of fraud and security issues, acts as a partner in developing strategies for managing risk, and identifies and raises awareness of future threats and solutions.


About the Author

Nick Holland

Nick Holland

Director, Banking and Payments

Holland, an experienced security analyst, has spent the last decade focusing on the intersection of digital banking, payments and security technologies. He has spoken at a variety of conferences and events, including Mobile World Congress, Money2020, Next Bank and SXSW, and has been quoted by The Wall Street Journal, CNN Money, MSNBC, NPR, Forbes, Fortune, BusinessWeek, Time Magazine, The Economist and the Financial Times. He holds an MSc degree in information systems management from the University of Stirling, Scotland.




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