Nelson Rand

June 23 - Nelson RandNelson Rand is Co-Founder and Director of Investigations at Access Asia Consulting Company, a boutique risk management firm specializing in corporate investigations, due diligence and security-related services across Southeast Asia and China. Prior to establishing Access Asia in 2011, he worked as a journalist and political risk consultant covering Southeast Asia. He has a Master’s Degree in Asia-Pacific Policy Studies from the University of British Columbia and is the author of the book Conflict: Journeys through war and terror in Southeast Asia.

The risk of cyber fraud grows in SE Asia

A series of cyber fraud attacks targeting financial institutions through the SWIFT global messaging system has highlighted the rising risk of cyber fraud against financial institutions, particularly in developing countries that often lack the technological resources to detect and thwart such attacks. Yet other variables come into play, including geo-political dynamics, making Southeast Asia vulnerable to cyber attacks.

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