Fighting Fraud with Emerging Technologies

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2 Credits


As technology continuously evolves, more sophisticated and varied tools are made available to fraud examiners. In this course, you will learn about prominent emerging technologies that can be applied to the prevention and/or detection of fraud.

Key Takeaways:

  • Limitations of emerging technologies in their current forms
  • Possibilities for developments to emerging technologies in the medium term
  • Challenges with adopting new technologies
  • Strategies for overcoming the challenges with adopting new technologies 



You Will Learn How To:

Categorize emerging technologies that are useful in fraud detection and prevention

Distinguish the defining characteristics of emerging technologies

Identify applications of emerging technologies for fraud detection and prevention

Recognize the current limitations of emerging technologies and strategies for overcoming associated challenges

Table of Contents

Lesson 1 Introduction
Lesson 2 Data Analytics
Lesson 3 Biometrics
Lesson 4 Blockchain
Lesson 5 Additional Technologies
Lesson 6 Challenges in Adopting New Technologies
Lesson 7 Overcoming Challenges

CPE Information

CPE Credit: 2
NASBA Information: Information Technology
Advanced Preparation: None
Last Updated: March 2024
Delivery Method: QAS Self-Study


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System Requirements:

  • Internet access: High-speed connection recommended
  • Speakers required for video sound

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