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Big Data

New Jersey-Based Fraud Ring Charged This Week: The Perfect Case for Social Network Analysis


By Mike Betron, Infoglide VP of Marketing   As reported by MSN Money this week, eighteen members of a fraud ring have just been charged in what may be one of the largest international credit card scams in history. The New Jersey-based fraud ring is reported to have stolen at least $200 million, fooling credit […]

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First-Party Fraud: How Do We Assess and Stop the Damage?


By Mike Betron, Infoglide VP of Marketing   Note: Today’s post is the second in our four-part series about first-party fraud (FPF). The first part in the series discussed how organized criminals commit first party fraud. In today’s article, we’ll take a look at the high costs of FPF and why it’s so difficult for banks […]

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ePayment Platforms – Fighting Fraud with Big Data and Identity Resolution


By Robin Farshadfar, Director of Global Solutions at Infoglide Software As purchasing habits continue to evolve towards eCommerce and mobile purchasing, electronic payment platforms such as Paypal, Google Checkout, and Amazon Payments will continue to become dominant players in the online, financial transaction industry. In fact, Forrester Research estimates that consumers will use PayPal, Google […]

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Big Data – A New Asset Class


By Mike Betron, Infoglide VP At the RSA Security Conference in February Bruce Schneier an internationally renowned security technologist and Chief Security Technology Officer of BT refers to Big Data, “… as an industry force, like we might talk of Big Tobacco or Big Oil or Big Pharma” Schneier is correct, according to a report […]

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Big Oil and Big Data


By Mike Betron, Infoglide Software Director of Marketing In “Mining the Tar Sands of Big Data”, Matthew Driscoll and Roger Ehrenberg draw an apt parallel between the earth’s vast oil reserves and big data: until recently it wasn’t economically and technically feasible to mine these resources efficiently. In both cases, that’s changing. The authors trace […]

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Big Data and Entity Resolution (part 2)


By Mike Betron, Infoglide Software Director of Marketing We talked a week ago about the rapidly emerging market space called Big Data. One statistic that opened my eyes is Gartner’s prediction that the volume of new data generated by enterprises will grow by 650% in the next five years, and 80% of that will be […]

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Big Data and Entity Resolution


By Mike Betron, Infoglide Software Director of Marketing Early this year, Gartner suggested that a “data deluge” has begun. In his recent Dataspora Blog post about “Big Data” and what it means, author Michael Driscoll presents a unique and interesting perspective on the massive amounts of data being generated and stored. According to The 451 […]

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