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Telecom Fraud, $20B Annual Global Problem, Continues to Rise: Mitigated Techniques Outlined at International Conference

iconectiv, an authoritative partner of the global communications industry connecting more than two billion people every day, will be sponsoring and presenting at the Risk & Assurance Group (RAG) Conference. iconectiv’s Principal Solutions Engineer Director, John Haraburda will be speaking on a panel to provide techniques and insights that will help service providers mitigate the growing fraud problem.

This global network abuse problem impacts nearly everyone in the communications ecosystem from service providers, consumers, businesses and governments. It leads to losing revenue, government and regulatory compliance issues, risking reputation and threats to public safety.

“Telecom fraud is extremely elusive. Once one source of fraud is identified and stopped, fraudsters come up with new ways to wreak havoc on service providers,” said Alex Berry, Executive Vice President, Information Solutions, iconectiv. “The optimal way for a service provider to protect their reputation, network and service quality is to proactively combat fraud before it happens. iconectiv is prepared to share our industry knowledge during the RAG Conference to help service providers guard against this abuse and misuse of their networks.”

The RAG Conference will be held in London over two days, April 24-25, 2018 and comprise presentations and panel discussions about modern telecoms risk management and business assurance.

About iconectiv

At iconectiv, we envision a world without boundaries, where the ability to access and exchange information is simple, secure and seamless. As the authoritative partner of the communications industry for more than 30 years, our market-leading solutions enable the interconnection of networks, devices, and applications for more than two billion people every day. Working closely with private, government and non-governmental organizations, iconectiv has intimate knowledge of the intricacies and complexities of creating, operating and securing the telecommunications infrastructure for service providers, governments and enterprises. iconectiv provides network and operations management, numbering, registry, messaging and fraud and identity solutions to more than 1,200 customers globally. A US-based company, Telcordia Technologies, does business as iconectiv. For more information, visit www.iconectiv.com.

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