Fraud Management & Cybercrime , Fraud Risk Management , Governance & Risk Management

How to Fight Occupational Fraud

ACFE Asia Pacific Chief Describes Effective Risk Mitigation
Ganeshwaran Thuraisingham of ACFE

What action can companies take to help prevent occupational fraud by insiders? Ganeshwaran Thuraisingham of the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners shares some important steps taken by the association in the Asia Pacific region to build awareness of emerging fraud trends and how to mitigate risks.

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“Do not let an employee remain in the same portfolio for a long time. Employees tend to get familiar with how the system works,” Thuraisingham advises.

In a video interview with Information Security Media Group, Thuraisingham also discusses:

  • Why occupational fraud is rising in the region;
  • ACFE’s efforts to help organizations mitigate such risks;
  • Technologies for addressing occupational fraud.

Thuraisingham, head of Asia Pacific development for ACFE, is based in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. He helps to establish alliances with governments and corporations to increase fraud awareness. He assists organizations in ensuring their employees have the skills to help detect and prevent fraud.

About the Author

Suparna Goswami

Suparna Goswami

Associate Editor, ISMG

Suparna Goswami is Associate Editor at ISMG Asia and has more than 10 years of experience in the field of journalism. She has covered a variety of beats ranging from global macro economy, fintech, startups and other business trends. Before joining ISMG, she contributed for Forbes Asia where she wrote about the Indian startup ecosystem. She has also worked with UK-based International Finance Magazine, and leading Indian newspapers like DNA and Times of India.

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