By Damien Hugoo, Director, Product Management

Damien Hugoo is a seasoned technology professional with 10 years of experience in creating, building and deploying digital software products for the financial services industry. Today, Damien serves as Director of Product Management at Easy Solutions, where he plays a key role in the creation of the most innovative and comprehensive fraud prevention and detection solutions available on the market.
Prior to Easy Solutions, Damien held product management roles at FIS, the world’s top provider of banking technology, where he most recently lead all aspects of product management for 2 online banking products that served over 600 financial institutions in North America.

Digital Threats

Latest IRS Scam Shows Need for Proactive Defense Against Digital Threats

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A new scam is tarnishing the reputation and image of organizations by tricking businesses and individuals. Read more

SMS two-factor authentication

SMS 2FA Is Dead. Long Live 2FA

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Despite what many believe to be a major inconvenience, multi-factor identification has long been recognized as an effective method of lessening the impactof a potential breach on end users. Read more

New FFIEC Guidance

New FFIEC Guidance: Financial Institutions Must Look Closer at Mobile Banking Security

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If they haven’t already done so—or haven’t done so in a while– financial institutions in the United States will need to take a fresh look Read more

Mobile Fraud Management Solutions Vendor

Easy Solutions Included in Mobile Fraud Management Solutions Vendor Landscape Research Report

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We’re proud to announce that we have been included among mobile fraud management solution vendors Read more

Amazon Pay by Selfie

Amazon Wants to Patent Pay by Selfie, but Technology Already Available Today

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Amazon recently filed a patent for a process that would allow shoppers to make a purchase by taking a photo and/or video of themselves, also known as pay by selfie. Narcissistic? Perhaps. Read more

biometric authentication

Simplifying and Enhancing Your Customer Security with Biometric Authentication

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With TouchID, biometric authentication is becoming mainstream. Fingerprint authentication has shown quick adoption as one of the most convenient biometric factors, Read more

biometric authentication

Fingerprints Stolen during OPM Breach: The Pros and Cons of Biometric Authentication

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Just when we thought the OPM breach couldn’t get any worse, OPM disclosed that approximately 5.6 million fingerprints were stolen as part of the hack. While it remains unclear if these fingerprints can Read more

OPM Breach notifications change course

OPM Breach Notifications Change Course – It’s Time to Rethink Identity

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A few months ago, when the OPM breach first hit, and the OPM said it would leverage a third-party to send out notification emails to affected individuals about the compromise, we warned of the dangers of this approach. Read more

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New Version of Browsing Solution Includes Splash Screens, User Identifier Capture

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Detect Safe Browsing (DSB), our secure browsing solution, now makes it even easier to defend users against the advanced malware that enables man-in-the-middle and man-in-the-browser attacks. Read more

LastPass Hack

Silver Linings to LastPass Hack

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Last night, password management company LastPass notified users in a blog post that it had been the target of a hack that accessed users’ email addresses, encrypted master passwords, and reminder words and phrases the service asks users to create for those master passwords.

In general, we are not a fan of password management tools. While they provide convenience, a central repository of any sensitive data is always going to garner greater attention from hackers.

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