Ransomware

Malware that blackmails the user in order to have the program be removed. It is a virus that blocks access to a computer via encryption, unless a certain sum is paid (generally through cryptocurrencies to maintain anonymity). The criminals usually threaten to delete important files, or disable the entire computer if the money isn’t paid by a certain deadline.


Real-Time Risk Management

Real-time risk management is a process which enables a person to handle risks associated with payments as the payment happens. It allows the person to effectively ensure that all the transactions are being carried out in a proper way, and can be denied at the business owner's discretion in case they believe a purchase to be fraudulent. This solution can be provided by a third-party as well.


Record Destruction

Record destruction refers to the process of illegally destroying information stored in the form of documents. This is an ethically wrong practice and if spotted within an organization can lead to the termination of that person's employment.


Relying Party

Relying party or third party is a computer term used to refer to a server providing access to a secure software application. Claims-based applications, where a claim is a statement an entity makes about itself in order to establish access, are also called relying party (RP) applications. Actually RP refers to the person who provides services to the customer not directly but just by connecting the customer to the actual seller. Usually, the host or the merchant has to identify the real party that is delivering services to the customers.


Reshipping Fraud Scheme

In a reshipping scam, the criminals purchase high-value products with stolen credit cards and recruit willing or unsuspecting people (reshipping mules) to receive and forward the packages on behalf of the criminals. In the package, there will be stolen items and in case of arresting, the re-sender will be arrested first.


Retail Loss Prevention

Retail loss prevention is actually a set of practices and methods which are employed by retail companies to preserve profit, so to ensure that there are as few scams associated with transactions as possible. Profit preservation is any business activity specifically designed to reduce preventable losses. Usually, most crimes are related to retail and in order to minimize this risk, these practices are adopted by the retailer, and are known as retail loss prevention methods.


Return On Investment (ROI)

Return on investment (ROI) is a performance measure used to evaluate the efficiency of an investment or compare the efficiency of a number of different investments. ROI tries to directly measure the amount of return on a particular investment, relative to the investment’s cost.


Risk Assessment

Risk assessment is the systematic process of evaluating the potential risks that may be involved in a projected activity or undertaking. To assess the risks, different tools and methods can be utilized. In addition, risk assessment also involves determining the likelihood of risks that will threat the system in the future.


Risk Management

Risk management describes the process and practices of companies in attempting to prevent malicious or fraudulent activity from occurring within their systems, as well as addressing any other issues that would create financial risks. It can be more simply defined as the practice of forecasting and evaluating potential financial risks alongside identification procedures that aim to avoid or minimize their impact.


Risk-Based Authentication

Risk-based authentication is a non-static authentication system which takes into account the profile(IP address, User-Agent HTTP header, time of access, and so on) of the agent requesting access to the system to determine the risk profile associated with that transaction. False insurance claims are insurance claims filed with an intent to defraud an insurance provider.


Rules Engine

A rules engine is a software system or a program that is capable of executing one or more than one business rules in an environment of run time production. The rules might be coming from a company policy, legal regulation, or some other sources. Most organizations tend to them.


Rules-Based Fraud Detection

It can be said that rule based fraud detection system utilizes logical comparisons, statistics, and the correlation of data for identifying potential acts of fraud within insights that are obtained from previous, known incidents of fraud.


Run of network (RON)

Run of Network, or RON, is actually a form of internet marketing where an online advertising campaign is applied to a wide collection of websites without the ability to choose specific sites. In run-of-network advertising, advertisers generally give up say over placement in return for low rates and broad reach. Ads may be placed randomly in unsold, less valuable portions of sites within an ad network.