Fraud Management & Cybercrime

'Deepfake' Technology: Assessing the Emerging Threat

Mark Horne of Pindrop on New Threats to Interactive Voice Recognition
Mark Horne, CMO, Pindrop

Today's "deepfake" technology makes the voice channel a nascent avenue for fraud. Mark Horne of Pindrop describes new threats to interactive voice recognition channels.

See Also: Defending Against Malicious and Accidental Insiders

In a video interview with Information Security Media Group at RSA 2020, Horne also discusses:

  • How voice channel threats manifest in different industries;
  • How IVR is being used to validate stolen credentials;
  • Predictions on the looming threat of voice deepfakes.

Horne is chief marketing officer with Pindrop. He has successfully led high-performing marketing organizations varying from start-ups and mid-size businesses to Fortune 500 across the B2B cloud, software and technology landscape.


About the Author

Nick Holland

Nick Holland

Director, Banking and Payments

Holland, an experienced security analyst, has spent the last decade focusing on the intersection of digital banking, payments and security technologies. He has spoken at a variety of conferences and events, including Mobile World Congress, Money2020, Next Bank and SXSW, and has been quoted by The Wall Street Journal, CNN Money, MSNBC, NPR, Forbes, Fortune, BusinessWeek, Time Magazine, The Economist and the Financial Times. He holds an MSc degree in information systems management from the University of Stirling, Scotland.




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