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2021 Somos Summit Session Spotlight: Knowing is Half the Battle: How KYC Can Save Your Network from Fraud

You may remember the popular 1980’s series G.I. Joe, where an animated elite strike force saved us all from Cobra and the threat of world domination – all while reminding us at the end of each episode that “Knowing is half the battle.” 

This iconic catchphrase taught us a very important lesson – the difference between knowing and doing as well as the notion that simply knowing is not enough.

As a Responsible Organization (Resp Org), not only is it critical that you Know Your Customer (KYC), but you must also be proactive and do something if they are using your network to carry out their nefarious schemes and illegal activities.

Learn more about how you can safeguard your numbers from bad guys and their scams when you join us on Day 1 of the 2021 Somos Summit for the session:

Explore How to KYC with Twilio, Duke Energy and Wiley Rein LLP at the 2021 Somos Summit!

For this panel session, moderator Joel Bernstein, Vice President, Regulatory and Public Policy at Somos, will be joined by the following industry leaders and fraud fighters:

  • Melissa Blassingame, Director of Strategic Business Development, Twilio, Inc.
  • Jared Lawrence, Vice President of Metering Services and Customer Service Transformation, Duke Energy
  • Kevin G. Rupy, Partner, Wiley Rein LLP

During the discussion, the group will explore how KYC can help Resp Orgs, Services Providers and more remain vigilant against telephony fraud to ensure that scammers aren’t using an organization’s – nor a customer’s business! – to perpetuate scams as well as different strategies for saving networks from fraudulent activity.

Get ready to Rethink, Redesign & Renew our post-COVID-19 world and beyond when you register for the 2021 Somos Summit today! We can’t wait to have you join us this October 5th and 6th for this exciting, 100% virtual event!

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