Criminals systematically acquire control of key phone numbers by duping weak call center staff.
The crime depended on a telco employee changing the PIN codes for SIMs used by mobile money merchants.
Small operational victories can be used to demonstrate the value of risk management, but there is still a need to confidently argue that risk management is in the business’ interest.
The video of my presentation to the WeDo User Group 2017 sees me arguing for a better understanding of the psychology of risk-based decision making.
More security experts are saying we need to stop relying on passwords for security, and their arguments have been bolstered by a stream of security failures.
The two-day telecoms risk and assurance conference attracted a large audience, but is best described by detailing some of the small but important moments.
Presenting charges on behalf of over-the-top providers will make it harder to detect fraud and resolve billing complaints.
Many phone screens have been replaced after the original was smashed. What if the new screen had already been compromised by criminals?
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There is a revenue assurance book that is so terrible that its cover is literally a bad copy of the cover of another terrible revenue assurance book.