Four Things Financial Services Can Do to Stop Synthetic Fraud

According to the World Health Organization, the number of cyberattacks has skyrocketed fivefold since the beginning of the COVID pandemic, compromising the personal information of millions. Phishing and website fraud are particularly prevalent – in the first quarter of 2020 alone, AI-powered fraud prevention company Bolster detected 854,441 confirmed phishing and counterfeit pages, along with […]

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COVID Spurs a More Personalized Future for Higher-Ed

The rise of online learning in higher-ed was already well under way when the global pandemic hit. But the overnight move to Zoom classes put a spotlight on what’s wrong with higher education. Faced with mostly remote learning, students were all too likely to check out due to the lack of student engagement via personalized, […]

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Here’s What We Need to Know to Stop the Pandemic (Part 4)

As an advisory board member for the Pandemic Response Challenge launched by Cognizant and XPRIZE, I’m all too aware of the complexities involved with accurately predicting how policy interventions will change the trajectory of COVID-19. There’s so much data that needs to be considered to accurately make these predictions, and that data can be hard […]

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Collaboration Is Key to Unlocking the Power of AI (Part 3)

As the curtain opens on 2021, there’s plenty of uncertainty mixed in with the overall hope for a better year. Amid the unknown, however, one thing is sure: Artificial intelligence will play a major role in whatever the next 12 months may bring. Second, even as businesses and governments jostle for AI domination, those who […]

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10 Thoughts on 2020

The year 2020 was as hellacious as it was revealing. Here are 10 not-so-top takeaways from the year we wish had never been. 2020 was … 1. The most ironically numbered year of all time – literally no one saw the pandemic coming. 2. The year the internet came of age; can you imagine what […]

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