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Risk management and fraud news from around the web: August 22 – 26, 2022

Written on Aug 26, 2022

Building an AI-focused anti-fraud company
Artificial intelligence (AI) is changing how businesses run — especially in anti-fraud and compliance. Here we describe how to build an AI-focused, anti-fraud technology company and what mindsets, strategies and tactics work well for organizations and entrepreneurs.

Climate change threatens cloud stability
Today’s data centers are built for extreme resilience and most of them can withstand harsh conditions reasonably well. However, as climate change accelerates, and extreme events occur more frequently -- from hurricanes and floods to soaring temperatures and water shortages -- resiliency concerns are growing.

Podcast: As stakes of attacks grow, can cyber policy “shift right”?
The executive director for the Cyber Project at the Belfer Center at Harvard’s Kennedy School joins talks about the need for a re-think of national cybersecurity preparedness, as major hacks like the attack on Colonial Pipeline put the focus on resilience and public safety.

Fraud risks grow as cost of living soars
Squeezed budgets, sluggish wage growth, and eye-watering costs in supermarkets and at the gas pump—the economic outlook is bad and silver linings vanishingly rare.