Commsrisk Top Ten for February 2022

Our usual monthly update about the most popular Commsrisk articles was delayed by a rush of new stories last week. These included the telcos offering free service in response to the invasion of Ukraine, a new chapter in the Ericsson corruption scandal, and the revelation that Nigeria’s government handed its 10-year national RA contract to a political crony. However, there was lots of juicy risk-related news in February too! These were the ten most popular articles, ranked by unique page views.

  1. Mobileum Bought by Private Equity Firm
  2. Nigerian Government Says RA System Will Collect More Than Double the Tax from Telcos
  3. Indian Scam Call Centers Targeted by US Prosecutors
  4. New Data Shows Big Flaw in STIR/SHAKEN Is Now Even Worse
  5. UK Regulator Delays STIR/SHAKEN Decision; Pretends to Launch an Anti-Scam ‘Crackdown’
  6. Chinese Video Uses Comedy and History to Raise Awareness of Phone Fraud
  7. RAG Dubai Shows Demand for Face-to-Face Conferences
  8. Why RAG Conferences Will Not Be Televised
  9. Heavy Hitters Lead the Agenda for RAG New Orleans
  10. What Legendary Quarterback Tom Brady Taught Us about Risk Management
Eric Priezkalns
Eric Priezkalns
Eric is the Editor of Commsrisk. Look here for more about the history of Commsrisk and the role played by Eric.

Eric is also the Chief Executive of the Risk & Assurance Group (RAG), a global association of professionals working in risk management and business assurance for communications providers.

Previously Eric was Director of Risk Management for Qatar Telecom and he has worked with Cable & Wireless, T‑Mobile, Sky, Worldcom and other telcos. He was lead author of Revenue Assurance: Expert Opinions for Communications Providers, published by CRC Press. He is a qualified chartered accountant, with degrees in information systems, and in mathematics and philosophy.