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Call Center Fraudsters | Voice Morphing, Social Engineering, and the Need for Authentication

As technology advances, fraudsters use different, constantly evolving techniques that include exploiting the phone channel. With increasingly sophisticated attacks, fraudsters maneuver around authentication and security measures to access sensitive information that helps them take over accounts. This evolving criminal strategy is part of a $14 billion call center problem. From January 2016 to August 2017, call centers have experienced a…
April 30, 2018
Pindrop for Amazon Connect | Averting Fraudsters and Improving CX
Fraudsters know the call center is not as well-defended as other potential avenues in most enterprises. As network and endpoint security technology has evolved over…
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February 23, 2018
Pindrop® Passport | Authentication 101
It is obvious that fraudsters’ sophistication is evolving, surpassing security measures toward a single end goal — financial gain. Worse, consumers are unaware of the effects of social media, with 61% admitting to sharing answers to security questions over their online profiles. This percentage rises to 80% for 18-24 year olds, making them beyond easy targets to fraudsters. Additionally, personal…
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April 5, 2018
RSA | Security, Voice, and the Anatomy of Fraud
Known as a venue for exchanging ideas, networking, and learning about the latest security trends, the RSA Conference will take place from April 16 – 19 in…
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March 21, 2018
Synthetic Voice |​​ Fraudsters Have Your Data — And Your Voice​
We have reached peak data breach — the number of data breaches and the sensitivity of the information exposed is massive and growing. Unprecedented amounts…
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March 14, 2018
Voice Bio, Deep Neural Networks, and the Search for a Seamless Customer Experience
Opus Research and Pindrop Discuss the Future of Voice The trial period of voice biometrics is over — the proof points surrounding voice biometrics have…
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February 16, 2018
Voice Aging in the Call Center | Can You Recognize Your Customers?
Voice biometric security is designed to recognize your customers and provide a frictionless experience, but what happens if your customers only call your business once a year or less? And how can your call center’s anti-fraud and authentication systems adapt to new kinds of attacks, like synthetic speech and voice conversion? Pindrop is hosting a three-part webinar series to answer…
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February 28, 2018
Authenticating Customers & Identifying Fraudsters
By Ann-Marie Stagg, Chief Executive of the Call Centre Management Association The world is becoming increasingly intertwined with technology, creating challenges within call centre authentication…
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January 30, 2018
Effortless Engagements in the Call Center
Eating healthier, exercising more, managing money better — these common New Year’s resolutions top the list for most of us, right? Similarly, while key performance…
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January 25, 2018
Introducing Groundbreaking Pindrop® Passport: Deep Voice™ Biometrics, Toneprinting™ Technology, and Phoneprinting™ Technology
Today’s Authentication Challenges Enterprises’ reliance on knowledge based authentication questions (KBAs), stand-alone voice biometrics, and other legacy authentication solutions have compromised customer experience by extending…
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December 27, 2017
Fraud and Chargebacks Pose a Serious Threat to Holiday Profits
By Ann-Marie Stagg, Chief Executive of the Call Centre Management Association The 2017 shopping season is wrapping up, but — for many retail contact centres…
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December 27, 2017
2017: The Year of Breaches, Failing PII, and the Voice Movement
By Shawn Hall, Director of Fraud Prevention & Strategy The anti-fraud and authentication industry has seen some major happenings in 2017. Overall, we saw an…
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January 10, 2018
Top Blogs of 2017: Fraudsters, Data Breaches, and All Things Voice
Last year, the phone channel experienced a variety of advancements and setbacks, from an additional spike in call center fraud to the discovery of mass data breaches and a rise in card-not-present fraud during the holiday season. We’re looking back to our top four posts from 2017. Call Center Criminals Unmasked | Real Life Fraudsters & Audio Recordings Fraudsters in…
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PSCU and Pindrop Block $1 Million in Fraud in One Month