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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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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Vaccinations Are Coming – and AI Is Needed More than Ever (Part 2)

As COVID-19 infects more people worldwide than ever before in its nearly year-long rise to global pandemic proportions, hope is also emerging. Several vaccine trials have proved safe and effective, and vaccination programs are moving forward globally that could eventually end the pandemic. This makes our Pandemic Response Challenge with XPRIZE even more timely and relevant […]

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