In cybersecurity, technology and operational processes are so focused on how to fend off an attack that we rarely focus on disrupting criminals before they launch one. Not disrupting them when they are knocking on the front door, but when they are planning and coordinating in the dark web.
The RSA® Anti-Fraud Command Center (AFCC) – one of the largest operations of its kind in the security industry – has more than 100 analysts working 24/7 from secure facilities around the world to do just that. Finding and shutting down global cyber attacks in the planning stages.
For as long as cybercriminals have targeted consumers, the AFCC has targeted them across the dark web, and more recently on social media platforms. 2018 marks the 15th anniversary of the AFCC fighting fraud globally. In that time, the Center has shut down more than two million cyber attacks!
Five Steps to Fight Global Fraud
In a recent conversation with some of the key people running the day-to-day operations of the AFCC they revealed the five steps needed to build a world-class global anti-fraud practice. Here are their thoughts:
Go global. Worldwide coverage and support for multiple languages is essential in a time when cybercrime is everywhere. Threats typically start in one part of the world and move quickly to another, making a seamless global presence imperative to effective response and shut down.
Go above and beyond. Cybersecurity is a business, sure, but it’s not just any business. (Read more...)
*** This is a Security Bloggers Network syndicated blog from RSA Blog authored by RSA Blog. Read the original post at: http://www.rsa.com/en-us/blog/2018-12/build-a-global-anti-fraud-operations-center-in-five-steps.html