Dr. Fraud TM
Consulting services are available on a domestic and international level. Dr. Skiba has experience consulting in counter fraud, risk assessment, security, vulnerability, investigations, business and corporate development, and much more.
Dr. Skiba is available for speaking engagements on a domestic and international basis. Speeches can be scheduled for any length and location. Dr. Skiba has extensive experience speaking and keynoting at conferences, conventions, industry meetings, and kick-off corporate events and has worked with audiences of all sizes; even crowds of 8,000 + individuals.
Some of the most recent popular speeches include:
Thoughts About Fraud in a Digital Environment
Big data, the Internet of Things, and rapid changing technology have all created a new threat to fraud fighters, a threat that needs immediate attention and unique counter measures. Learn how the digital age has morphed the insurance fraudster into a new type pf criminal and how this criminal differs from those in the past. Explore the psychology of this new criminal element and learn ways to create strong preventative measures to lower ones risk level.
Psychology of Fraud
This session is founded on the presenters newly released book entitled, “The Psychology of Fraud”. Understanding what motivates criminals is the basis of criminological theory, and applying these proven theories in insurance fraud will assist with developing highly effective counter fraud strategies. This session will discuss the main components of criminological theory and The Fraud Triangle and how they can be specifically applied in a fraud setting. Time permitting, this session will also include a “hands on” vulnerability workshop where the participants will analyze their own companies counter fraud programs and assess for effectiveness; incorporating these newly learned criminological theories. Attend if you dare to get into the mind of a fraudster.
“PsychTech” --Psychology of Technology
Technology is engulfing our society, from the IoT, social media, robotics, ML and AI. Learn how this technology is affecting human behavior and how the financial services sector is at increased risk. The session will begin by an exploration of psychological and criminological concepts in relation to people and technology and how society has changed with all of these advancements. Principles and tactics will then be presented which focus on methods to counteract the new age criminal.
Why People Cheat
Have you ever wondered what is at the root of cheating behavior? That is, what is the core motivation that would drive an individual to cheat in a given situation? This session will explore the psychological aspects of why people cheat and what are the main drivers of this behavior. Learn proven cheating prevention strategies that are based on these behavioral aspects.
Corporate and Occupational Fraud
Corporate and occupational fraud is predicted to become one of the largest threats to companies and agencies in the upcoming year. Facing this internal threat requires a unique approach to counter-fraud, an approach that must be unique to that particular institution. In this very interactive session, learn specifics on schemes, detection methods, and strategies that can be taken away for immediate application. Furthermore, delve into the mind of the corporate fraudster and how their unique make-up requires equally unique tactics.
Finding your Risk: Performing a Successful Vulnerability Assessment
Performing a vulnerability assessment is one of the most beneficial ways that a company can perform a health check of their fraud tactics, pain points, vulnerabilities, and opportunities. In this interactive session, learn specifics on how to perform this very important procedure from the perspective of Dr. Fraud, who has performed hundreds of assessments across the globe.
Clamping Down on Fraud (General)
As the financial services industry continues to embrace data analytics, the fraud sector is seeing increasing benefits of implementation both domestically and abroad. Fraud is an international problem as business and manufacturing become more global. What impacts a company in Europe or Asia, will also affect companies in the U.S. and other countries. Cyber-attacks such as the WannaCry virus are an excellent example of how one event can have global repercussions. There are new tools, however, that will assist insurers and business owners in detecting and tracking the impact of fraud. This interactive session will focus on how data analytics is changing the fraud landscape.
Have performed over 30 keynotes in the following industries:
Academic-college, high school etc..(recent commencement keynotes at Colorado State University Global and Bryant and Stratton College).
Private Sector-conferences, kick-off meetings, corporate retreats, etc..
Public Sector-conferences, task force meetings, etc..
Training sessions can be scheduled on an domestic and international basis with sessions ranging from one hour to several weeks. Dr. Skiba also has the ability to conduct training on a virtual basis using conferencing tools such as Zoom, Skype and others. This can save significant cost for you!