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In the contact centre, time is money – and every second of time is reduced is money saved for the organisation and a smoother experience for the customer. And for many contact centres, a significant amount of time is being spent authenticating genuine customers who pose no fraud risk. But how do you eliminate questions […]
Your call centre needs to be sure that a caller is who they say they are and proving their identity quickly is key to keep fraudsters out and deliver a smooth caller experience. That said, traditional authentication processes can be costly, difficult to use, and often provide little real security. So how can you ensure […]
Over the last two years, Covid has fundamentally changed the situation for contact centres. With more customers having to solve problems from home, demand for contact centres has rapidly increased. But at the same time, the disruption that Covid has caused, together with the move to remote working, has made contact centres a magnet for […]
Since the COVID pandemic first struck, fraud in contact centres has soared. A combination of disruption caused by remote working and economic instability from the pandemic has made contact centres the perfect target for fraudsters everywhere. Figures included in our recent eBook show 57% of organisations have encountered fraud attacks in their contact centres since […]
For the last two years, lockdown restrictions have had a profound impact on contact centres. With consumers unable to deal with enquiries in person, contact centre agents have been flooded with a tidal wave of new customer enquiries. At the same time, managing this demand against the backdrop of remote working has been a challenge.  […]
Every call centre needs to be sure that the person on the end of the phone is who they are claiming to be for most if not all calls. Even if goods, services, or money are not at immediate risk, some personal data is inevitably used in conversations between companies and their customers. Call centre […]
Over the last year, the quantity and severity of fraud attacks has vastly accelerated. Disruption and instability, together with an economic recession is creating a perfect storm of chaos that fraudsters everywhere are seeking to capitalise on. For many organisations, secure authentication and fraud prevention are the watchwords of 2021.   But when it comes to […]
In the UK, levels of fraud are of such concern that UK Finance considers fraud to be a threat to national security. Types of fraud such as Authorised Push Payment (APP) fraud are especially pernicious and are continuing to grow. Figures released by UK Finance for the first half of 2021 show that losses attributable […]
In times of great disruption, companies must streamline their operations to thrive in uncertainty – especially when it comes to preventing fraud. To effectively protect their customers, organisations need proactive processes and ensure they have the knowledge to recognise fraud from the very start. But when the teams responsible for instilling those protections are unable […]
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