The New Cybercrime Landscape – Kimberly Sutherland – ESW #218
LexisNexis Risk Solutions recently released its biannual Cybercrime Report covering July 2020 through December 2020, which details how the evolving threat landscape created new opportunities for cybercriminals around the world, particularly as they targeted new online users. Analysis shows that the under 25 age group is most vulnerable to fraud attacks while the oldest age group is second most vulnerable and loses the most money. The stark risk at both ends of the age spectrum emphasizes the importance for companies to protect both new-to-digital and vulnerable customers when transacting online in 2021. The report also provides a full year review which highlights how 2020 saw an overall decline in human-initiated attacks, while bot attacks accelerated.
Press release: https://risk.lexisnexis.com/about-us/press-room/press-release/20200223-biannual-cybercrime-report
The LexisNexis Risk Solutions Cybercrime Report: https://risk.lexisnexis.com/insights-resources/research/cybercrime-report
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Kimberly Sutherland, Vice President of Fraud and Identity Strategy at LexisNexis® Risk Solutions, leads the Americas commercial market strategy for consumer fraud analytics, identity verification, authentication and fraud investigations.
With more than 20 years of experience leading business strategy and product management, Kim’s responsibilities have spanned from building global professional services practices to developing cross-industry best practices and technical standards.
Kim is vice chair of the Open Identity Exchange and serves on the board of Women in Identity. She is a graduate of Vanderbilt University and Otterbein University.