Understanding andMitagating Account Takeover Risk

Account Takeover ATO Risk
Provides the essential information to help organizations understand account takeover risk and their ATO risk exposure including how ATO risk is affected by the policies and procedures in place and discussing the third party tools that can be used to recognize account takeover fraud.

The following is an intermediate course and requires some basic knowledge or training on the subject matter to understand the course material.

This course was last updated in August, 2017 to include updated statistics regarding data breaches and account takeover related fraud, as well as expanded discussion around third party tools and services that can be used to detect ATO. Now offered in HTML5 and compatible with all mobile devices.

  • Course synopsis. 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. 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.
  • what can you expect to get out of this course?(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 the course: 120 minutes (includes session tests and final exam) .
  • Pricing & Online enrolment. Take this course online for only $300 by enrolling now.
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