Uncovering Possible

This is the 52nd Tuesday post, closing in on a year of writing. Reflection is standard practice for such a marker, and the term is uncovery. Why this term? So many bits of life are mislabelled; attributed to discovery as something new (or at least new to us). We often look to explore the edges of the map, thinking newness is found in the fog on the horizon. Clausewitz was half right. We are often wrong.

Money Laundering and Cyber Crime

Challenges to the blending of Cyber/Fraud/AML spaces in financial services gives cybercrime more room to maneuver. Criminals find monetisation advantages in victim organisational separations, with innovative solutions based on careful observation and rapid growth in operational maturity. This post uncovers difficulties financial services encounter in cybercrime-monetisation.

Cyber Crime’s Maturity

Cyber criminals' business models are evolving, often drawing on practices borrowed from the very businesses they attack. This should give hope to the victims of cyber crime because a more structured and formalised cyber crime marketplace is easier to scrutinise, realign, regulate, and possibly decimate, especially if state actors get involved in countering strategies.

On Challenging Rationality

Whether rational, rationalized, emotional, irrational, or intuitive, our behaviours are signals to others about where we are operating from. Taking time to clarify your understanding of your internal mechanisms at play will significantly improve your messaging to the external world. Messaging as revealed by your behaviours and decisions.