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Social Engineering Prevention: Part 2

Social Engineering Prevention: Part 2

August 16, 2019

Online data sharing has made data privacy critical. But whose responsibility is it to keep it safe?

In the second of two podcasts for The Intelligence Network, cyber security and human factors consultant Esme Heywood and data and privacy expert Rob Clifford talk to host Ben Tudor about what people – and organisations – can do to keep their data safe.

Tackling Modern Slavery, testing AML defences

Tackling Modern Slavery, testing AML defences

July 31, 2019

Hattie Shaw of the Futures team talks to our host, Ben Tudor, about how banks can check whether their defences against money laundering actually work - and, in the process identify and assist individual victims of crime.

The proposed FinCrime Testing Service is intended to provide an independent test for banks to measure how effective their defences are, and how they can be adjusted and improved.

The first typology will simulate the behaviour of a victim of Human Trafficking. The intention is this will help banks identify, and the authorities ultimately help, people who have been forced into slavery.

To find out how your institution can get involved, mail fincrimetestingservice@baesystems.com

Social Engineering Prevention: Part 1

Social Engineering Prevention: Part 1

June 25, 2019

It's the oldest trick in a cyber attacker's book: as old as human communication and deceit itself. Confidence tricks that mislead employees, customers or intermediaries into giving away information, data or access are a massive vulnerability hidden in plain sight. So how do we defend against Social Engineering?

In the first of two podcasts inspired by research for The Intelligence Network, Cyber Security & Human Factors Consultant Esme Heywood and Gareth Evans, Senior Financial Crime Consultant look at how Social Engineering works, and how the financial sector can help protect customers from attack.

The Intelligence Download - Zurich’s views on insurance fraud Pt2

The Intelligence Download - Zurich’s views on insurance fraud Pt2

May 8, 2019

Insurers – and their customers – are changing at breakneck pace these days. Organised fraudsters are more than keeping up.

In this second of two podcasts, Scott Clayton, Head of Claims Fraud at Zurich, and Cate Wright, BAE Systems Insurance Product Manager draw on their extensive experience of countering fraudsters in discussion with host Ben Tudor.

The Intelligence Download - Zurich’s views on insurance fraud Pt1

The Intelligence Download - Zurich’s views on insurance fraud Pt1

May 1, 2019

Insurers – and their customers – are changing at breakneck pace these days. Organised fraudsters are more than keeping up.

In the first of two podcasts, Scott Clayton, Head of Claims Fraud at Zurich, and Cate Wright, BAE Systems Insurance Product Manager draw on their extensive experience of countering fraudsters in discussion with host Ben Tudor.

The Intelligence Download - Insurance Fraud Trends

The Intelligence Download - Insurance Fraud Trends

March 12, 2019

Many of the challenges you face when fighting insurance fraud are shared by your peers across the world. Yet there are subtle – but important – variations when it comes to the way these trends affect insurers in different countries.

In this new podcast, two of BAE Systems leading counter-fraud minds – Cate Wright and Dennis Toomey – discuss the differences between UK and US approaches to tackling fraud.

The Intelligence Download - Following the thread Part 2

The Intelligence Download - Following the thread Part 2

February 18, 2019

After the events detailed in The Thread, banks, institutions and cyber experts were quick to respond. But what does the future hold?

In this podcast SWIFT Chief Security Officer Karel De Kneef and BAE Systems Cyber Security Consultant Szu Ho join host Ben Tudor to discuss the future threats to financial markets. The topic is covered in further detailed in a joint report from SWIFT and BAE Systems, The Evolving Advanced Cyber Threat to Financial Markets.

The Intelligence Download - Following the thread Part 1

The Intelligence Download - Following the thread Part 1

January 25, 2019

In the months after the attack on Bangladesh Bank, cyber security and financial institutions and experts responded. What did they learn, how did they change their approach and what lessons can other industries learn?

This episode of the Intelligence Download looks at how both the cyber security and financial sectors responded to the new attacks on banks, and how it changed the way that financial institutions protected themselves.

James Allman-Talbot, Head of Incident Response at BAE Systems, and Stephen Blackburn, Senior Financial Crime Consultant talk to host Ben Tudor about the lessons learned and the future for financial institutions.

The Intelligence Download - SARs: Sifting Sand for Gold

The Intelligence Download - SARs: Sifting Sand for Gold

December 6, 2018

Suspicious Activity Reports are a divisive issue for banks. They’re often regarded as a futile chore by those that file them, and a potentially harmful administrative burden for compliance officers.

Speak to someone in Law Enforcement, however, and you’ll get a very different story. Hear what former FBI Special Agent Gregory Coleman had to say about the value of SARs in this conversation with Stephen Blackburn, a Senior Consultant at BAE Systems, hosted by our Content Editor Ben Tudor.

The Intelligence Download - Insurance Fraud Crystal Ball

The Intelligence Download - Insurance Fraud Crystal Ball

November 27, 2018

Discussing the future and referencing the past in insurance fraud. How can InsureTechs help and why is machine learning an important tool. 

With the constant pressures on Insurance companies to meet and exceed customer expectations, how do they cope and compete to win customers and how can they beat fraudsters. 2018 was a busy year for the insurance fraud industry. What will 2019 be?

Sital Shah and Cate Wright from BAE Systems discuss these pressures and what the future may look like in 2019.