Anti-fraud, money laundering and counterfeiting laws are useless without effective online monitoring. It is important to empower companies who experience loss from fraud and counterfeiting sales of their products to target and take down the offenders with the use of automated open source intelligence (OSINT) monitoring. In this free whitepaper, Open Source Intelligence (OSINT) for Fraud Prevention and Detection, discover how to use OSINT to stop online fraud.
Online Fraud: The Problem
With both Internet adoption rates and purchases being made on e-commerce sites at an all-time high, it comes as no surprise that a market ripe with counterfeit, stolen and fraudulent goods online has developed. The financial services, insurance, and manufacturing industries are experiencing a significant increase in losses from fraud as a result of increasing online adoption rates.
The International Chamber of Commerce (ICC), an organization tasked with assisting in the fight against the sale of counterfeit goods online, estimates counterfeit goods contribute to $125 billion dollars lost in tax revenue and welfare spending for developed countries and loss of over 2.5 million jobs. What’s even scarier is at the current growth rate, the ICC expects that the value of counterfeit goods by 2015 to exceed $1.7 trillion, over 2% of the world’s total current economic output.
Online Fraud: The Solution
To protect against fraud, most companies merely monitor internal data–but that data represents only a tiny fraction of the amount of information available on the Web. For truly effective risk management, companies need to be utilizing OSINT so they can capture more data, more frequently.
Our new whitepaper deals with how to do just that. In it, you’ll learn:
- All about OSINT and what it means for online fraud
- How to find and make OSINT usable
- How to manage online risk with OSINT using AuthentiWeb, BrightPlanet’s online fraud detector
Click here to access our free whitepaper.