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Akif Khan
Sr Director Analyst, Adaptive Resilience, Risk & Trust Mgmt I
1 year at Gartner
19 years IT Industry

Akif Khan, PhD, is a Senior Director within Gartner Research focused on payment fraud within digital commerce. Dr. Khan's areas of expertise include fraud prevention using both rules-based and machine learning systems, behavioral biometrics, device identification and multifactor authentication. Read Full Bio

What is Trust and Safety?

by Akif Khan  |  August 4, 2020

Trust – noun.  firm belief in the reliability, truth, or ability of someone or something Safety – noun. the condition of being protected from or unlikely to cause danger, risk, or injury Together, these two words – trust and safety – describe the change in attitude and mindset that we have been seeing over the […]

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Cost Optimization in Online Fraud Detection

by Akif Khan  |  June 25, 2020

Many online businesses are facing financial pressures as a result of the COVID pandemic for a wide variety of reasons. As the macro-economic view across many sectors looks gloomy after the impact of lockdowns, managing costs is at the forefront of many CEO’s minds. This is trickling down to all functions, and online fraud detection […]

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Trends in the Online Fraud Detection Market

by Akif Khan  |  June 2, 2020

If you’re coming to this blog post in the hope that this is about trends in the latest online fraud attack vectors, then I’m sorry but you’re going to be disappointed. Some of my clients ask me about that, too, and I’m sorry to disappoint them as well. I am not the guy who has […]

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Online Fraud and the Pandemic

by Akif Khan  |  May 12, 2020

A common theme in the inquiry calls that I am getting at the moment is clients seeking insight into how the pandemic is affecting online fraud rates. It’s a valid and interesting question, for sure…….and one to which I don’t have the answer. Various vendors have released reports discussing what they’re seeing across their own […]

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