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Understanding & Mitigating Account Takeover Risk

Any organization that offers user accounts protected by a login and password is susceptible to account takeover. With the high availability of emails, user names and passwords compromised through data breaches, phishing scams and other means, organizations are finding that account takeover is becoming more of an issue. Businesses operating online need to take the necessary measures to understand their risk exposure to account takeover (ATO) fraud as well as familiarize themselves with how to better recognize and prevent account takeover.

The Understanding and Mitigating Account Takeover Risk online training course provides the essential information for understanding account takeover risks including how it occurs and the various ways data and accounts can be compromised. Policies, procedures, techniques and third party tools are all discussed in the context of how they affect account takeover risk exposure and how they can be used to mitigate account takeover risk.

Training compatible with all mobile devices (HTML5).

Key Concepts Covered:

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After completing this course you should be able to answer and discuss the following questions:
(1) What is account takeover (ATO), how is it committed and what are the ways consumer data is compromised for attempting account takeover? (2) What is the total dollar volume of account takeover fraud losses, how many consumers does it affect and how many data breaches and compromised records occur each year? (3) What is account takeover risk exposure and what factors influence this exposure for an organization? (4) What policies and procedures can organizations implement to reduce their risk exposure to account takeover? (5) What third party tools and techniques are available in the market to help organizations recognize and prevent account takeover, how do they work and how are they applied?

Training Objectives: (1) Be able to define and discuss account takeover as well as the ways that it can be committed. (2) Be able to discuss where fraudsters get the information for attempting account takeover as well as some statistics on how large of an issue account takeover has become. (3) Be able to discuss the different policies and procedures organizations can have in place to limit account takeover risk while explaining this in the context of account takeover risk exposure. (4) Gain a strong understanding of the various tools, techniques and 3rd party services that can be used for mitigating account takeover risk and how these different tools and techniques can be applied.

Expected time to complete training: 90 minutes (includes quizzes and exam)

Course Applicability:

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Prerequisites: This is an intermediate level course building off fundamental information about payments and fraud in the Customer Not Present channel. A solid foundation level knowledge in eCommerce fraud is required, and these concepts are covered in the Introduction to Fraud Fundamentals course.

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Course Availability: Online, In-House and Webinar

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Account Takeover ATO Risk

This course provides pertinent information to help organizations understand their account takeover risk exposure and how this affected by their industry as well as the policies and procedures in place. Account takeover and related concepts are defined as well as techniques organizations can employ to mitigate account takeover risk. This course also includes discussions about third party tools and services and how they can be used to identify and prevent account takeover fraud.

Taking this course provides 1 Fraud Related Continuing Profession Education (CPE) credit for maintaing CFE credentials with the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE). Find out more.

I have read fraud prevention books but none of them organize or quantify the topics in such a useful and practical way. Books I have come across are often too theoretical and broad, but this is more about solving real business problems.

E. Galo
Director of Global Risk Management, Retail Decisions