Commsrisk Top Ten for November 2017

The November news was dominated by stories about fraudsters, hackers, and corruption. However, the most widely read article concerned the departure of Cartesian’s CEO as the business dropped from the Nasdaq stock exchange. When it comes to managing risks, intense pressure is created both by competitors and criminals.

These ten articles are ranked by unique page views during November.

  1. Cartesian delists from Nasdaq; CEO to step down
  2. Vodafone in the press again – for fighting fraud
  3. 7-year simbox prosecution raises doubts about telco role in fighting crime
  4. MTN fraud analyst sold phone records to dodgy businessman
  5. Cox Communications VP pleads guilty to multimillion dollar fraud
  6. What are the impacts of the e-SIM from a revenue assurance perspective?
  7. SIM card registration: exchanging some risks for others
  8. Hackers bring down RAG website
  9. Greed, stupidity, lies, and telcos
  10. The meaning of GDPR with Rachel Goodin
Eric Priezkalns
Eric Priezkalns
Eric is a recognized expert on communications risk and assurance. He was Director of Risk Management for Qatar Telecom and has worked with Cable & Wireless, T‑Mobile, Sky, Worldcom and others.

Eric was lead author of Revenue Assurance: Expert Opinions for Communications Providers, published by CRC Press. He was a member of Qatar's National Committee for Internet Safety and the first leader of the TM Forum's Enterprise Risk Management team. Eric currently sits on the committee of the Risk & Assurance Group. He is a qualified chartered accountant, with degrees in information systems, and in mathematics and philosophy.

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