Monitoring user behavior and understanding that behavior in the context of typical network traffic are keys to building a solid security strategy that protects your organization from employee fraud collusion. It’s important to take that a step further however and also correlate activities in various channels and systems across the organization. Here’s why…
Monitoring user behavior is the most important first step you can take to protect your organization against insider fraud losses.
Monitoring activity alone however isn’t enough. To more accurately identify fraud attempts it’s important to have context – and that’s where analytics come in.
Consider this: the only business tool used by Madison Avenue ad agencies in the 1960s that is still in use today, are the checks sitting on your desk. Nostalgia might make for great television, but it doesn’t mix well with banking.
Phase two of same day ACH is upon us, which means that Receiving Depository Financial Institutions (RDFIs) now need to allow for debit transactions designated as Same Day ACH to be processed and funds made available by the end of the RDFI’s business day.
While this new functionality allows for access to funds much more quickly than ever before, it also introduces a whole host of potential security concerns that need to be addressed.
Clearly organizations have to take fraud collusion into account when crafting their security plan, or else run the risk of potentially significant financial losses and a damaged reputation. But how? The good news is that a few simple steps can go a long way in locking down the threat – starting with monitoring user behavior.
“You build your future. It isn’t handed to you.”
That’s what Francis J. Underwood, the ferocious political titan from House of Cards, would say about devising an effective payment strategy that promotes your business’s success.
He’s right. Success doesn’t just materialize. It takes hard work, dedication, and most importantly, a certainty that every single aspect of your business is working as effectively as possible.