Fraud & Identity Fraud & Identity


Paula Bernier is Executive Editor at TMC where she writes, edits and manages editorial content for INTERNET TELEPHONY, CUSTOMER and IoT Evolution magazine. She's also a regular contributor to TMCnet. Bernier was formerly editor in chief of xchange magazine, where she worked for more than 11 years. She’s also acted as a senior writer for Inter@ctive Week. Bernier got her start in telecom at Telephony magazine, where she spent nearly five years, leaving as the news director. Bernier also has been on the reporting staffs of various mainstream daily and weekly newspapers in Iowa, Minnesota and South Carolina.

Latest Articles

11/10/2017 Accenture Publishes Cybercrime Survey Results, Study
11/10/2017 Melissa Introduces Personator World
11/08/2017 Times of India Revisits Mobile Tower Scam
11/03/2017 How to Battle Identity Theft
10/25/2017 Wells Fargo Considers PalmID for Authentication
10/17/2017 Krebs Indicates KRACK Isn't So Bad
10/16/2017 Report: TCPA Lawsuits Rose Following Ruling
10/02/2017 Turkcell Belarus Business Introduces Secucloud-Based Security
10/02/2017 How to Deliver Secure, Frictionless Experiences
09/29/2017 Nokia Powers M1 Malware Detection Service
09/26/2017 YouAppi Marketing Platform Addresses Fraud Prevention
09/25/2017 IDology Integrates ExpectID with ThreatMetrix Platform
09/11/2017 IBM Offers Cyber Security Advice, Solutions
09/08/2017 Estimated 143M Exposed in Equifax Hack
08/30/2017 Security Central to New BlackBerry Strategy
08/24/2017 Let Real-Time Fraud Management Save You
08/24/2017 Don't Be the Victim of Fraud Callers
08/22/2017 Can You Really Trust That Text?
07/31/2017 Australian Compliance Employee Posts Hacking Directions
07/19/2017 SIM Swap Fraud is a Growing Problem
07/17/2017 How to Respond to Online Bank Fraud
07/17/2017 Kount Study Addresses Mobile Payment Security
06/27/2017 iconectiv, WeDo Help CSPs Battle Fraud
06/21/2017 Ringless Voicemail Becomes Subject of Hot Debate
06/13/2017 Account Takeover and Application Fraud On the Rise
06/12/2017 New Study Illustrates Rise in Fraud
06/05/2017 IoT Security Takes Center Stage at TIA Jam
05/17/2017 iconectiv Begins Number Portability Testing

Industry Insights

(MobileID) Proactive Fraud Prevention

Interconnect-related fraud such as International Revenue Share Fraud (IRSF) and PBX hacking fraud continue to be a billion dollar problem to the telecom industry.

(Defender Shield) Defense solutions for the modern SMS ecosystem

SMS is a ubiquitous communication method for person-to-person (P2P) text messaging, which has been in use globally for nearly 20 years.

(Defender Shield) Preventing Grey Routes and the Multi-billion dollar Threat

The convenience of mobile messaging has brought communication efficiency to billions of consumers worldwide. As is often the case with widely accepted technologies; however, convenience can provide a vulnerable gateway to fraudulent activity.

Product Documents

Asset Protect

While unlimited or high-volume voice and SMS plans offer great value to subscribers, sometimes fraudsters exploit these plans to avoid paying termination and interconnect fees.

Defender Shield

In a world with ever-increasing Application-to-Person (A2P) messaging needs and competition, improving customer satisfaction and eliminating revenue leakage is key for protecting SMS profits.


Accurate and cost-efficient routing of voice calls and SMS is critical. Unfortunately, gathering reliable routing data on ported numbers and keeping up with constant changes in number plans is expensive and time-consuming.

Fraud Solutions

Communications fraud is a $20B annual global problem and growing. Companies are looking for peace of mind so that their business and their customers are protected from the onslaught of technology crime that is damaging their reputations and their balance sheets.