Computer-Aided Fraud Prevention & Detection: A Step-by-Step Guide

  Computer-Aided Fraud Prevention & Detection: A Step-by-Step Guide 


By David Coderre  





With an increasing number of crimes now committed using computers and computer networks, business professionals need to be well versed in the technical and legal issues related to digital evidence.


Written as a guide for every professional responsible for accessing data and using data-extraction and analysis software to detect and deter fraud and wasteful practices, Computer-Aided Fraud Prevention and Detection: A Step-by-Step Guide presents in-depth coverage for using data analysis as part of an ongoing organizational campaign to detect and prevent fraud. This essential guide includes more than sixty case studies providing hard-to-find implementation guidance for harnessing the power of the computer and data analysis to spot fraud.


This book contains a thorough discussion of:


Audit software tools

Approaches to assist in identify the highest of high risk fraud

Techniques for the development of analyses to look for fraud hidden in the data

Recognizing opportunities for CAATTs



Product Details: 

Copyright 2009
ISBN 978-0-470-39243-0
Hardcover, 280 Pages
John Wiley & Sons Publishing

Table of Contents:


Chapter 1: What Is Fraud?

Chapter 2: Fraud Prevention and Detection

Chapter 3: Why Use Data Analysis to Detect Fraud?

Chapter 4: Solving the Data Problem

Chapter 5: Understanding the Data

Chapter 6: Overview of the Data

Chapter 7: Working with the Data

Chapter 8: Analyzing Trends in the Data

Chapter 9: Known Symptoms of Fraud

Chapter 10: Unknown Symptoms of Fraud

Chapter 11: Automating the Detection Process

Chapter 12: Verifying the Results

Appendix 1: Fraud Investigation Plans

Appendix 2: Application of CAATTs by Functional Area

Appendix 3: ACL Installation Process