“The company says that it has experienced “hyper growth” in the wake of COVID-19, as the pandemic has forced banking and retail activity into online channels and further highlighted the need for strong yet frictionless digital security.”
Callsign is looking to strengthen its presence in the US with the appointment of a new senior advisor to its leadership team.
Ben Wallach is poised to bring a particular level of experience and expertise to the company. He has held executive roles at banking institutions including Citi, PNC, and BB&T, having served as EVP and Chief Fraud Detector at the latter. As such, he’s described as a financial fraud expert with over two decades of experience.
Callsign is highly focused on the financial services sector, offering a suite of security solutions including multi-factor authentication technologies. Behavioral biometrics play a central role in its offering, with the company’s platform using AI to assess end customers’ online behaviors and spot the signs of fraud.
The company says that it has experienced “hyper growth” in the wake of COVID-19, as the pandemic has forced banking and retail activity into online channels and further highlighted the need for strong yet frictionless digital security. The company has seen particularly strong success in Europe, and is now looking to attract more customers in the US with Wallach’s guidance.
“Ben’s extensive fraud, financial crime and cybersecurity experience is invaluable to the Callsign team,” explained Callsign Chief Commercial Officer Amir Nooriala. “His career-long dedication to enhancing the cyber-related financial fraud ecosystem will be essential as we seek to grow and meet the surge in demand within the U.S. market.”
For his part, Wallach expressed enthusiasm about working toward this goal, and lauded Callsign for “its innovative approach to delivering a frictionless user experience through ensembled, behavioral, location, Card Not Present (CNP) and device analytics”.
July 8, 2020 – by Alex Perala