Essential guidance for preventing fraud in the card-not-present (CNP) space This book focuses on the prevention of fraud for the card-not-present transaction. The payment process, fraud schemes, and fraud techniques will all focus on these types of transactions ahead. Reveals the top 45 fraud prevention techniques Uniquely focuses on eCommerce fraud essentials Provides the basic concepts around CNP payments and the ways fraud is perpetrated If you do business online, you know fraud is a part of doing business. Essentials of On-line Payment Security and Fraud Prevention equips you to prevent fraud in the CNP space.
The focus of this book is on businesses can continue to be successful in these difficult times, specifically in relation to the limited credit available to businesses along with other short term funds. Written in the easy-to-follow Essentials Series style, it covers the main components of working capital: The efficient utilization of current assets and current liabilities of a firm throughout each phase of the business operating cycle. The planning, monitoring, and management of the company’s collections, disbursements and bank account balances. The management of receivables, inventories and payables to minimize investment in idle resources. The gathering and management of information and forecast data to effectively use available funds and identify risk.
This book constitutes the refereed proceedings of the 14th IFIP WG 12.5 International Conference on Artificial Intelligence Applications and Innovations, AIAI 2018, held in Rhodes, Greece, in May 2018. The 42 full papers and 12 short papers were carefully reviewed and selected from 88 submissions. They are organized in the following topical sections: social media, games, ontologies; deep learning; support vector machines; constraints; machine learning, regression, classification; neural networks; medical intelligence; recommender systems; optimization; learning, intelligence; heuristic approaches, cloud; fuzzy; and human and computer interaction, sound, video, processing.
A concise and and easy to follow introduction to financial risk management This basic survey text offers an accessible introduction to financial risk management, covered in its major components: credit, market, operational, liquidity, legal, and reputational, along with user-friendly processes and tools to conduct your own risk assessments and risk alignments. While there are some mathematical concepts included, these are kept at levels everyone will find easy to grasp. Provides a comprehensive overview of financial risk management, including credit, market, operational, liquidity, legal, and reputational risk areas Discusses the latest trends and next generation techniques emerging in financial risk management Provides risk assessment and risk alignment tools and examples This book offers a good basic understanding of the major areas of risk exposure that all organizations, both public and private, face in operating in today's complex global marketplace. It provides insights into best practices and next generation techniques for readers entering government, not-for-profit, business, and IT positions in which risk management will play an ever expanding role.
The definitive primer on intellectual property for business professionals, non-IP attorneys, entrepreneurs, and inventors Full of valuable tips, techniques, illustrative real-world examples, exhibits, and best practices, the Second Edition of this handy and concise paperback will help you stay up to date on the newest thinking, strategies, developments, and case law in intellectual property. Presents fundamentals of patents, trademarks, copyrights, trade secrets and other less-know forms of IP, such as registered design and mask works Covers important concepts such as IP strategy, protection, audits, valuation, management, and competitive intelligence Offers an introduction to IP licensing and enforcement Now features discussion of critical precedent-setting recent IP cases and proposed patent reform Providing business professionals and IP owners with in-depth knowledge of this extremely important subject, this book helps those new to this field gain a better understanding and appreciation for the results of their creative abilities.
Examples & Explanations: Contracts, Fourth Edition, is an accessible, comprehensive treatment of first-year contracts topics. This popular and well-written study aid speaks clearly and directly to students and is designed to provide them with information, examples, and analysis in appropriate complexity and detail. Important features of this highly regarded study aid include the author's strong writing ability and skill in teaching first-year students to develop an understanding of difficult concepts clear and direct explanatory text that is specifically geared to the needs of first-year students diagrams that provide useful visual aids for students to help in remembering key points the unique, time-tested Examples & Explanations format that combines textual material with well-written and comprehensive examples, explanations, and questions to test student comprehension of the materials and provide practice in applying information to fact patterns comprehensive questions with a variety of issues in one fact situation, similar to those on law school or bar examinations New to the Fourth Edition: updated discussion of UCC Articles 1 and 2, including both the current and revised versions of the Articles and an explanation of the changes new cases and developments new and revised examples and explanations based on new cases and changes in the UCC
An interdisciplinary study of retail crime as a cultural phenomenon, drawing on economics, criminology and management to present a comprehensive explanation for the growth in retail thefts. This topical study explores crime prevention as a management issue, using criminomics, a concept based on commercial realities rather than maximising arrests.
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Ende des 19. Jahrhunderts kommt der englische Gentleman und Nichtstuer Rudolf Rassendyll als Tourist in den fiktiven Kleinstaat Ruritanien, der irgendwo südlich von Dresden liegt. Seine unglaubliche Ähnlichkeit mit dem von finsteren Schurken und politischen Intriganten entführten Monarchen zwingen ihn bald, dessen Stelle einzunehmen, da die Vertrauten des Königs um jeden Preis verhindern wollen, dass der Thron einem Usurpator zugeschanzt wird...Der im Jahre 1894 erstmals erschienene, äußerst rasante und selbstironische Fantasy-Abenteuerklassiker gehört zu den populärsten Romanen des englischen Sprachraums und wurde mehrmals mit großem Aufwand verfilmt. Die nicht minder spannende, ebenfalls von Anthony Hope verfasste Fortsetzung erscheint ebenfalls im Apex-Verlag unter dem Titel Die Rückkehr nach Zenda.Beide Romane wurden ins Deutsche übersetzt von Ronald M. Hahn.