A CFO’s Guide to ACH and Payments Fraud Protection

Brush up on the latest methods scammers and hackers use to get between you and your customers; and how to protect your company.
Risk / ACH Fraud Protection / Cybersecurity

CFO Fraud Protection Execsense

Format 60 Minute Lesson
Chapters 7
Skill Level New to Topic
Audience CFO
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Course Description

According to a survey underwritten by J.P. Morgan, 60% of organizations were exposed to actual or attempted payment fraud last year, and when it comes to payments, ACH fraud is a major threat. In this lesson, ExecSense and expert, Suzanne Lynch (Professor of Economic Crime at Utica College), examine how you as CFO can protect your business from ACH fraud in 2016.

Learn about the latest techniques scammers and hackers are employing to get between you and your customers or banking institutions, authentication best practices, the benefits of firewalls and anti-virus software, and what other CFOs are doing to protect their systems and accounts.

In this 60-minute session, you will learn:

  • The most important tools and techniques every finance department should be utilizing right now to prevent ACH fraud
  • Why limiting access, installing firewalls and anti-virus software, using complex passwords, and verifying balances often are the most basic fraud prevention steps, and what else you can do
  • Best practices currently being used by other companies to verify their funding transfers
  • Answers to the top ten questions asked by CFOs about ACH fraud, and the latest ACH weaknesses scammers are currently exploiting
  • Case studies of CFOs who’ve dealt with ACH fraud, how it impacted their businesses, and what you can learn from their stories

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ExecSense Speaker

Suzanne Lynch
Professor of Economic Crime at Utica College
Security & Risk Management

Sue Lynch has extensive experience in risk analysis, fraud control implementation and investigations in the financial services industry.

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Formerly vice president for security and risk management at MasterCard Worldwide, she has held fraud management positions at Goldman Sachs and Comerica Bank.

Lynch has conducted numerous training sessions on fraud detection and investigations for both global law enforcement groups and financial institutions throughout the world. She has also consulted for fraud detection software companies in the New York City area.

As Professor of Practice in Economic Crimes at Utica College, she was recently named Director of the Financial Crime and Compliance Management program and serves as the Assistant Executive Director of The Economic Crime Institute.

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