I told them, but nothing happened….
The internet is an extremely powerful tool holding vast amounts of information about people and organisations. OSINT is a cost-effective avenue available to private enterprise that goes beyond a simple ‘google search’ to utilise this information. So why aren’t more companies adequately exploiting this?
OSINT analyst and trainer, Kieron Thorley, shares information on why developing an OSINT capability is vital for HR due diligence, KYC and CDD.
It’s all about the training
Success in countering fraud is reliant on the quality of your screening.
Convenience has to include security, but security does not have to be inconvenient. There must be a balance between spotting fraud and the needless interruption of genuine users.
Give operational staff the training and confidence they need to accurately identify fraud.
Fraud is now the most common crime in the UK, with many fraudsters working together to operate successfully.
Investigator and Trainer Peter Taylor has over 30 years of experience across claims, cyber, internal and external fraud working for major UK loss adjusters and as an independent consultant.