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Alicia Young is a 2016 graduate from Western New England University, Summa Cum Laude. She has a Bachelor’s degree in English Literature along with a minor in Communications. Alicia has always been an avid reader, which fuels her love for editing and writing. She has had an essay published in “Fresh Voices: An Anthology of First Year Writing” at Western New England University, and has completed successful editing internships with Dzanc Books, The Borgen Project, and Anthem Press.

Latest Articles

08/19/2017 Fraud & Identity Today Week in Review: PhishMe, iconectiv, POMM
08/15/2017 New Solution Protects Mobile Data from Fraud
08/15/2017 Francisco Partners Invests in iconectiv
08/15/2017 PhishMe Solution Protects Small Businesses from Fraud
08/14/2017 Francisco Partners Investment Means Big Things for iconectiv
08/12/2017 Fraud & Identity Today Week in Review: SecuredTouch, InAuth, AimBrain & More
08/10/2017 Telstra Case Highlights Need for Identity Checks
08/09/2017 InAuth, AimBrain Partner for Six-Factor Mobile Authentication
08/09/2017 SecuredTouch Launches New Fraud Detection Solution
08/07/2017 More Consumers Afraid of Fraud than Terrorism
08/05/2017 Fraud & Identity Today Week in Review: Australian Tax Office, Callsign & More
07/31/2017 The Truth Behind Recycled Numbers
07/27/2017 Account Takeover Fraud on the Rise
07/26/2017 Don't Let Fraudsters Triple the Cost of Your Vacation
07/25/2017 Fraudsters Target Kenya with Scam Calls
07/24/2017 How to Defeat Account Takeover Fraud Once and for All
07/22/2017 Fraud & Identity Today Week in Review: Kount, Nok Nok Labs, Reserve Bank of India
07/18/2017 Nok Nok Labs to Improve Authentication through Funding Round
07/15/2017 Fraud & Identity Today Week in Review: A2P Messaging, IPRS Fraud & Right Party Verification
07/12/2017 Monitoring vs. Scrubbing: Protecting Against TCPA Fines
07/12/2017 MobileID Tackles IPRS Fraud
07/10/2017 Will a Rise in A2P Messaging Lower Customer Trust?
07/08/2017 Fraud & Identity Today Week in Review: Payfone, IDology, TCPA & More
07/06/2017 A Closer Look at Telecom Fraud
07/05/2017 New Solution Fights Contact Center Fraud
07/01/2017 Fraud & Identity Today Week in Review: A2P Messaging, IRSF & Mobile Number Porting
06/24/2017 Fraud & Identity Today Week in Review: iconectiv, Infutor & Ringless Voicemail
06/17/2017 Fraud & Identity Today Week in Review: VoiceVault, AppsFlyer, Aite Group
06/10/2017 Fraud & Identity Today Week in Review: iconectiv, Affle & More
06/06/2017 New Solutions Help Marketers Combat Fraud
06/03/2017 Fraud & Identity Today Week in Review: TCPA compliance, Robocalls, Smishing Fraud & More
05/31/2017 National Fraud Intelligence Bureau Warns of New Smishing Scam
05/30/2017 Smishing Scam Highlights Need for Better Fraud Protection
05/22/2017 iconectiv's MobileID Strengthens Company, Customer Relationships
05/22/2017 WhatsApp Scam Represents Scary Potential for SMS Fraud
05/20/2017 Fraud & Identity Today Week in Review: iconectiv, Microsoft, Pindrop Labs & More
05/15/2017 iconectiv Webinar Tackles Consumer Engagement and TCPA Compliance
05/13/2017 Fraud & Identity Today Week in Review: FASG, Barclays, iconectiv, PACE
05/11/2017 New iconectiv White Paper Highlights Caller ID Spoofing
05/08/2017 FASG Meeting Brings Together Global Fraud and Security Leaders
05/06/2017 Fraud & Identity Today Week in Review: Facebook, Google, ACCAN & More
05/03/2017 Fighting Mobile Number Porting Fraud
04/29/2017 Fraud & Identity Today Week in Review: iconectiv, IRSF & Revenue Management
04/22/2017 Fraud & Identity Today Week in Review: A2P Messaging, SIM Box Fraud & Detection
04/18/2017 Fraudulent A2P Messaging Results in Massive Revenue Leakage
04/18/2017 How Secure is Your A2P Messaging?
04/11/2017 MasterCard Acquires NuData Security to Stop Fraudulent Activity
04/10/2017 T-Mobile Scam ID Helps Fight Identity Fraud
04/10/2017 iconectiv Talks Fraud and Identity Trends, Highlights and Predictions
04/08/2017 Fraud & Identity Today Week in Review: iconectiv, TCPA Compliance & Synthetic Fraud
04/06/2017 iconectiv Right Party Verification for Messaging Improves Marketing Efforts
04/03/2017 iconectiv Brings Mobile Insights to PACE 2017
04/03/2017 New iconectiv Solution Helps Companies Address TCPA Regulations
04/01/2017 Fraud & Identity Today Week in Review: TCPA Compliance, Account Takeover & Identity Fraud
03/28/2017 Data Breaches Put Customers at Risk of Identity Fraud
03/27/2017 The Key to Preventing Mobile Account Takeover
03/25/2017 Fraud & Identity Today Week in Review: Revenue Leakage, Mobile Identity, Tax Returns & More
03/21/2017 The Future Looks Bright for Revenue Assurance
03/18/2017 Fraud & Identity Today Week in Review: SIM-Swap, Mobile Payment and Telecom Fraud
03/11/2017 Fraud & Identity Today Week in Review: Mobile Banking, iconectiv, MWC & More
03/09/2017 iconectiv Strengthened by Francisco Partners Investment
03/07/2017 Stopping Identity Fraud May Be Easier Than You Think
03/04/2017 Fraud & Identity Today Week in Review: Anam, Ericsson, WeDo Technologies & More
02/25/2017 Fraud & Identity Today Week in Review: A Look at Terminology, Grey Routes and Prevention
02/23/2017 The Trick to Combating Fraud Early
02/23/2017 Grey Routes: A Service Provider's Worst Nightmare
02/23/2017 Fraud and Identity: What You Need to Know

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.