2023 Spring Educational Event - San Francisco

14th - 16th February 2023, Hilton Hotel, Financial District, San Francisco

Welcome to the CFCA

The Communications Fraud Control Association (CFCA) is the Premier International Association for fraud risk management, fraud prevention and profitability control through education, information sharing and collaboration involving domain experts and law enforcement entities.

CFCA is a not-for-profit International Association committed to risk management, loss prevention and fraud control through education, information sharing and collaboration. The association is comprised of security and risk management professionals from communications service providers, vendor partners and law enforcement entities working together to stop communication fraud.

CFCA’s educational programs and conferences provide invaluable training and knowledge that increase competencies needed to combat new and emerging fraud, revenue protection challenges and to ensure profit.


Latest News

Stop the Fraud, Stop the Churn

Post by AB Handshake As service quality falters, your customers leave. It's that simple. And the more they leave, the less you grow.  Reducing churn is a common goal for all telcos, and while there are many issues to address here, fraud is the elephant in the...

Telecom heroes unite! – iconectiv joining forces with a legion of fraud fighters

Posted by Iconectiv In a telecom world filled with villains, CFCA members are unveiling their identities as fraud fighting superheroes dedicated to stopping malicious actors from stealing consumers’ money and identities. These vigilant guardians have been protecting...

How CSPs can monitor and monetise flash calls

Posted by Jacob Howell, Subex When accessing personal information or conducting an online transaction, a One Time Password (OTP) is typically all that’s required to verify your identity. Although OTPs provide an extra layer of security, issues do arise. Jacob Howell,...

Using real-time communications to defend against fraud

Posted by Fernando Lopez, FICO Fraud has always undermined profitability and customer experience (CX). According to CFCA, 51% of service providers report fraud alerts continue to trend upwards for their companies. Similarly, 64% report fraud losses have held firm or...

Subscription fraud: 6 must-have analytics capabilities to beat it

Posted by FICO Subscription fraud continues to be among the most prevalent methods of fraud service providers suffer, with worldwide losses from this group of scams exceeding USD$2.0 billion in 2021, according to CFCA. Technology advancement is driving the evolution...

Subscription Fraud: A gateway to other crimes

5 ways crooks exploit subscription fraud and what can be done to prevent it Posted by Fico Though subscription fraud may not be the most common type of fraud that communications service providers suffer any longer, the problem has still grown since 2019 by nearly 6%...


CFCA membership has many benefits including;

    Learn in a trusted environment
    Wireline, wireless, VoIP, cable, MVNOs, satellite, etc
    Members from countries around the world
    Online Information Sharing Forum
    Educational documentation, including fraud alerts, white papers, and presentations
    Latest alerts sent to our members
    Law Enforcement members
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    Monthly informative webinars
    Certified Communications Security Professional (CCSP)

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