Fraud Management & Cybercrime

The Evolution of Account Takeover

Kaspersky's Mohan-Satta on How to Respond to the New Wave of Account Fraud
Emma Mohan-Satta, fraud prevention consultant, Kaspersky Lab

In the wake of recent massive data breaches, such as the Equifax hack, a flood of stolen data is leading to a whole new wave of account takeover crimes, says Emma Mohan-Satta of Kaspersky Lab. How can organizations refine their defenses?

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In an interview at Information Security Media Group's recent 2017 London Fraud and Breach Prevention Summit, Mohan-Satta discusses:

  • How Equifax and other breaches have fueled account takeover;
  • Why the latest fraud incidents are longer lasting and more damaging;
  • The rise of behavioral biometrics and other anti-fraud controls.

As a fraud prevention consultant for Kaspersky Lab, Mohan-Satta supports the Kaspersky Fraud Prevention product line in Europe, designed to protect online and mobile banking from emergent threats using a combination of machine earning and latest fraud expertise. She has been working in fraud prevention for the past decade, previously working at American Express and its subsidiaries developing an extensive background in various fraud prevention domains.

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Tom Field

Tom Field

Senior Vice President, Editorial, ISMG

Field is responsible for all of ISMG's 28 global media properties and its team of journalists. He also helped to develop and lead ISMG's award-winning summit series that has brought together security practitioners and industry influencers from around the world, as well as ISMG's series of exclusive executive roundtables.

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