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Pulse | Webinar

Fraud School: Account Takeover


December 15, 2022 @ 1:00 pm - 1:30 pm EST
Ketuman Sardesai, Sr. Product Marketing Manager, Market Intelligence

24M US households. That's the number of victims of Account Takeover Fraud in the year 2021 alone. Millions of bank, social media and personal accounts were taken over by fraudsters acting in collaboration and using different tactics like stealing a victim’s credentials or tricking an institution into resetting them. It is both imperative and urgent to understand how these fraudsters work and take steps to stop them.

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Pulse | Blog

SELF-SERVICE: A DOUBLE-EDGED SWORD | HOW IVR MONITORING CAN HELP


November 28, 2022

Pindrop Labs conducted analyses on actual customer data to show how prevalent fraud can be in the IVR, making self-service options a double-edged sword for organizations. With monitoring in the IVR, Pindrop can provide account risk intelligence to keep self-service options safe.

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Pulse | Case Study

Affinity Plus Federal Credit Union Sees Big Impact with Pindrop


With high wait times, abandon rates, and agent burnout, Affinity Plus Federal Credit Union was looking for answers. This case study dives into how one of the largest credit unions in Minnesota transformed their member experience AND lowered their fraud rates. It’s worth the read to see how they achieved a significant reduction in hold times, improved abandon rates, reduced Average Handle Time (AHT), all in just 3 months!

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Pulse | Blog

Knowledge-Based Authentication (KBA) is on the Outs, But Remain Useful


August 1, 2021

It may be premature to fully cancel KBA but necessary to recognize that KBA’s role has been relegated from the featured authentication tool to a complementary method.

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Pulse | Blog

Colonel Mustard in the Contact Center, with a Cell Phone!


July 1, 2021

Pindrop now adds another dimension to fraud detection intelligence and can provide not only a risk score on inbound calls in real time with call risk but also a score on accounts that show signs of risks, not just from the contact center, but can incorporate intelligence from around the organization to provide another vector of fraud detection intelligence.

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Pulse | Blog

Account Risk Adds a New Dimension to Fight Fraud


July 1, 2021

Pindrop Protect can help monitor accounts to provide intelligence on the “who” or which account is at-risk from fraudster attack. This second vector analyzes which accounts fraudsters are targeting and provide a score based on likelihood of fraudulent activity we call account risk.

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Pulse | Blog

Knowledge Does Not Equal Security


July 1, 2021

It’s likely that more personal information about each and every one of us is available on the web than any time before in history, and the growing amount of cybersecurity incidents each year aren’t helping. Pindrop’s data shows that fraudsters tend to pass such questions with success more than half of the time whereas the true person forgets the correct answers one-third of the time.

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Pulse | Blog

#WFH: 3 Ways to Ensure Customer Experience in Restructured Call Centers


June 1, 2021

Getting rid of KBAs, attacking your metrics and empowering your customers are the most recommended tactics.

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Pulse | Blog

How to: Optimize Enrollment for Enhanced Authentication Right Now


June 1, 2021

Leveraging ANI as a factor in the ID claim, leveraging a unique identifier, avoiding clunky active enrollment, keeping things simple with API integration whenever possible and engaging experts are key actions to take.

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Pulse | Blog

Fraudsters are Exploiting Cash Sharing Apps


May 26, 2021

Fraudsters are now exploiting the past trustworthiness of the phone channel to their advantage. They are using it as an entry point for compromising online services by requesting password resets for accounts over the phone to undermine web authentication.

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Pulse | Blog

Microsoft's Acquisition of Nuance - Implications for the Voice Authentication and Security Industry


May 13, 2021

Gartner forecasts that “The IoT endpoint market is forecast to grow 15.6% from 2019 through 2024 and reach 8.6 billion units in 2024”. On the enterprise side, Gartner predicts that “By 2023, over 75% of enterprise applications will have conversational AI, with 20% being embedded into applications, up from less than 5% today”.

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Pulse | Blog

Why OTPs Ceased Catching Those OTP (On the Prowl)


April 21, 2021

Read this blog to discover the key reasons why OTPs may no longer provide the best security and why it is important to have an authentication technology based on credentials and risk criteria extracted from a call.

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