PINDROP BLOG

Category: Bank fraud

May 13, 2020
The Distraction Factor: In Times of Disruption, Fraudsters See an Opportunity
Opportunistic fraudsters are utilizing evolving scripts and increasingly sophisticated technologies and tactics to exploit contact center teams amid heightened distraction. Contact center agents and analysts are now telecommuting in large numbers. They often find it challenging to navigate the myriad distractions that naturally occur over the course of an average workday at home. Well aware…
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May 7, 2020
Same Tactics, Different Scripts: What Contact Center Fraud Sounds Like in the Age of Coronavirus
Fraudsters thrive during periods of chaos and uncertainty. Any disruption to the status quo provides an opportunity to seize sensitive consumer data and leverage it against individuals and their financial institutions. Significant increases in phone, text and email phishing are enabling fraudsters to take advantage of the current financial uncertainty and public health concerns. Access…
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May 4, 2020
Tap to Cloud: The Power of Pindrop At Any Stage of Your Cloud Journey
The cloud offers a lot of great functionality for contact centers, from slashing operational costs to reducing the burden on staff. However, despite its many benefits, many contact center companies are still wary of the cloud. Digital transformation can feel like a huge undertaking with all of the technology and operational changes companies must go…
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April 8, 2020
COVID-19: Make Sure You’re Protected from Opportunistic Fraudsters
Many are experiencing feelings of uncertainty and fear around the COVID-19 outbreak. Unfortunately, these moments of chaos are the ones fraudsters thrive in most, taking advantage of the uncertainty for big payoffs. At the same time, call centers are experiencing new challenges, with call center agents and fraud analysts still adjusting to the remote work…
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March 3, 2020
2020 Voice Intelligence and Security Report: Fraudsters increasingly target the financial industry
Voice technology continues to sweep the nation, with Gartner predicting a growing number of searches (30 percent) will be screenless by this year. With voice-enabled devices becoming more prevalent in consumers’ lives, voice presents many new business opportunities with the power to transform and streamline the customer experience, especially when it comes to customer security…
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February 11, 2020
Excellent Customer Experience | The Gift We Are All Looking for on Valentine’s Day
In a world where technology continues to evolve, most companies are currently experiencing a digital transformation. However, companies aren’t made up of just one channel of operation – and it may be hard to determine priority. Over the years, we have noticed that the call center is often pushed to the back burner, making it…
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January 17, 2020
Answering Your Questions About the Conversational Economy
What do we mean by the conversational economy? This is an economy driven by interaction. Currently, that means always-on internet connectivity, access to products and services anytime/anywhere through a plethora of devices, and platforms that allow people to engage directly with businesses and other consumers. Businesses already participate in the conversational economy when they immediately…
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December 3, 2019
Welcoming Voice Comes With Hurdles | Technological and Generational
As the conversational economy grows and intertwines within businesses, it becomes more and more clear that this won’t be an entirely easy path. There are many hurdles that exist along this road, many related to the technology itself, including: Computational resources The right infrastructure needed to support these resources The promise of 5G providing a…
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May 29, 2019
Authentication Myths | Reaching Critical Mass – Quick & Easy
Reaching critical mass for enrollment can be defined as having enrolled a large portion of your customer base to justify the purchase price of the authentication solution in question. Traditional voice biometric software requires a customer to enroll actively, meaning they have to intently participate in saying a phrase or have the agent start to…
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October 3, 2018
The Future of Voice, Fraud, and the Impact to CX | A Recap
Voice is growing out of the call center, out of your telephone and is growing into the next interface. In previous years, we have released fraud reports revolving around the call center, but with the expansion of voice, and the fraud that follows, we have shifted our perspective to voice intelligence – after all, voice…
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