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Financial Crisis Fraud: AIG hid problems from Auditors

October 8th, 2008 · No Comments

As one may expect, given massive amounts of defaults, bad lending practices, nonexistent risk management departments, and essentially a complete lack of due diligence is there any expectation that fraud did not occur?  One of many to be coming to light is that of AIG.  According to recent findings AIG hid financial distresses and practices […]

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Tags: Fraud · Risk Awareness

Fraud Proof Your Company, by Bill Brenner

August 25th, 2008 · No Comments

To my colleagues in the technology, audit, and security field: The Association of Certified Fraud Examiner conference in July this year was a huge success.  For anyone in the business of attesting, securing, or managing the integrity of an organization this conference is for you.  Bottom line – the conference is a constant learning environment.  […]

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Tags: Fraud · iso27001 · Operations Resiliency · Oyster · Technology Strategy Orchestration · Tone at the Top

Article: Blackmail payments for stolen client data

February 21st, 2008 · No Comments

Yesterday I highlighted that organizations must consider the value of information based on the party that possesses it, i.e. If the information was made available to anyone – what could they do and how bad would the impact be to your organization? Today’s Wall Street Journal had an article entitled “Another Liechtenstein Bank Suffers Theft […]

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Tags: Fraud · Human Resources · Identity Theft · Risk Awareness