08 Dec Preventing identity theft and cybercrime – PAYMENT 2017
Preventing identity theft and cybercrime is one of the major tasks in eCommerce, especially with regard to the payment systems used. Therefore, from April 27th to 28th, 2017 in Frankfurt / M. the 12th Congress for the Security of Payment Systems and Payment Processes will take place. More and more criminal offenses and offenses are shifting to the Internet. This is not only a problem for users. Companies, banks and governments also have to arm themselves, because the points of attack are not becoming fewer, but more and more extensive with digitization and Industry 4.0. Identity theft and cybercrime are booming. More and more business areas are moving to the Internet, more and more money is flowing online, more and more devices are networked – no wonder that more and more criminals are discovering the Internet for themselves. Regardless of whether you are a shop operator, energy supplier, the travel industry, banks or industrial companies. Twitter and Instagram accounts, Dropbox passwords, PINs and tans from bank cards or cell phones, or data from the German Bundestag are stolen from everywhere. In the event of identity theft, all of this data is used to pretend to be someone else. There is no data that is 100 percent safe from hackers. This means new challenges in the fight against cybercrime worldwide. Identity theft in particular is one of the rapidly growing crimes. Research shows that companies particularly need to keep an eye on the phenomenon and damage that directly affects personal rights and the associated financial losses. Due to fake emails, damaged creditworthiness, loss of legal claims or extracts from the criminal record with the names of victims, a very large amount of damage can occur here for companies and private individuals. It takes some effort to limit identity theft damage; Especially since companies and victims struggle to bring the truth to light. At the 12th Payment Congress with a focus on security in payment systems and payment processes, participants will learn more about the latest technologies that can protect against cybercrime, case studies and practical solutions and valuable tips on their own security and control of fraud prevention. Manfred Wolff, commercial director and shareholder of creditPass GmbH is one of the local experts from business, police and banks. creditPass customers can therefore register for this event at a reduced price. Please contact our team for this!