Terry Tateossian sits down with Tony Sales to discuss how COVID-19 lockdowns and other crisis impact cybersecurity scams, organized retail crime, ransomware, identify theft, and other cyber related crimes. Computers don’t commit crimes. People do. Tony breaks down social engineering attacks, ransomware and a variety of other organized cyber attacks. There is no place that is “unhackable”. Don’t miss out on the 4 easy tips Tony lists on how to prevent your frequently used devices such as voice devices, mobile phones and desktops from known vulnerabilities and defend against common cyber attacks.
Tony Sales has a fascinating background and personal story. He is currently the Director of Strategic Development We Fight Fraud.
Tony Sales is known as a “reformed fraudster” and one of very few people to have ever worked at the summits of both organized crime, fraud and loss prevention. He specializes in Fraud prevention, social engineering, organized crime, data security, physical security, hacking and cybercrime and crime intelligence.
Tony Sales, who walked away with £30million using hacked personal data, now helps organizations test their e-commerce systems.
He is known as “Britain’s Greatest Fraudster” by the British media and has the unique skill set that is extremely valuable to any major organization looking to prevent fraud and other cybercrime.
When most kids are testing out dog or babysitting as their first jobs, Tony’s first encounter with cybercrime was at the age of 13 when he committed his first credit card scam. He eventually spent time behind bars before he turned his life around to put his cyber ingenuity and know-how to help organizations with fraud prevention.
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Tony Sales is one of very few people to have ever worked at the summits of both organised crime and fraud and loss prevention. Dubbed “Britain’s Greatest Fraudster” by the British media, clearly anyone with such a unique skill set is intrinsically valuable to almost any major organisation. Tony now provides advice to some of the world’s leading brands on their fraud and loss prevention strategies.
The work that Tony undertakes is not just theoretical or academic. His objectives are clear: fraud and other financial crime prevention and opening people’s eyes to what they don’t see.
“Don’t for one minute believe it all takes place in the digital world. Human behaviour is notoriously the weakest link – computers don’t commit crime, people do, and only people can prevent it!”