Sandra is the Assistant Director for Insight at Cifas, the UK’s fraud prevention service, with 15 years of experience in fraud data analytics, research and intelligence. Sandra has worked on a number of research projects both internal and with outside organisations including “Identity Fraud: What about the Victim?”, the “Identity Crime: On Your Doorstep” and is the author of the annual Cifas publication ‘Fraudscape’.

What you will hear from Sandra:

• Fraud is increasing and the majority of it is cyber enabled
• Identity fraud is the biggest issue facing organisations. This requires personal data, but where is it coming from and in today’s world is it possible to cut off the supply of this data?
• Identification and verification – preventing attacks and what happens when you succeed
• Good personal cyber hygiene

Cifas is a not-for-profit company working to protect businesses, charities, public bodies and individuals from financial crime. With over 25 years of experience in fraud prevention and financial crime, working with a range of UK organisations to protect their customers and the public, Cifas is uniquely positioned to offer insight into the current fraud landscape and the impact that ‘cyber’ and the internet has on it.