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Cybersecurity Considerations for E-Commerce

On August 4th, Octave Group’s Chairman Niel Harper was one of the featured speakers on the Barbados Chamber of Commerce and Industry’s ‘Practical Considerations for E-Commerce in the New Normal’ webinar. Mr. Harper discussed the online retail landscape, e-commerce threats, key e-commerce fraud scenarios, and protecting the e-commerce[…]

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EU admits it has been hard to implement GDPR

The common reasoning has been that the GDPR is only successful if regulators are issuing fines and penalizing companies. We think this line of thinking is flawed. Its success can be measured by how it has been driving cultural change regarding privacy/data protection within EU domiciled and global[…]

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How to avoid falling victim to Account Takeover (ATO) Attacks

Account Takeover (ATO) attacks happen when a threat actor compromises a legitimate user’s e-commerce account and uses that account for fraud. This could be your Amazon, eBay, Walmart, Alibaba, IKEA, or Apple account, among others. Because ATOs require only a login and stolen password, online retailers haven’t taken[…]

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What Do Great Airports and Great Cybersecurity Have In Common?

Some quick musings from Niel Harper, our Founder & Chairman: “My 5 best airports are as follows: Singapore Changi Airport Tokyo International Airport – Haneda Seoul Incheon International Airport Hamad International Airport – Doha Hong Kong International Airport Conversely, my 5 worst airports are: Newark Liberty International Berlin Schönefeld International Charles de[…]

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Techno-Nationalism: What Is It And How Will It Change Global Commerce?

Beijing recently ordered its public institutions and government agencies to stop using foreign made computers and software. This move appears to be aimed at American companies, as Washington pursues a worldwide campaign to block the adoption of 5G wireless technology made by Chinese telecom giant Huawei. Japan, meanwhile–which has barred Huawei[…]

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