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NMG Number Portability Fraud Session with iconectiv

In this webinar session, David Wilson, Vice President of Global Sales at iconectiv, joins Abe Nejad, Publisher at The Network Media Group, and Teresa Cottam, Chief Analyst at Omnisperience to provide his perspective on number portability solutions.
Jun 6, 2023

Avoid Phone Scams

Chris Drake, SVP of Corporate and Business Development, iconectiv, joins KATU – Portland, to offer advice on avoiding phone scams.
Jun 5, 2023


In this article, Peter Ford, executive vice president and head of iconectiv’s Information Solutions business, provides his perspective on how communications service providers should prioritize the network and network connectivity for 5G business cases in this article. Peter highlights the distinction between several levels of trust between businesses and customers in a Q&A.
May 30, 2023

iconectiv Interview with CBS San Antonio: Wrong Number Texts

In this interview, Chris Drake, SVP, Corporate and Business Development at iconectiv, explains the dangers of answering texts from unknown but innocent looking numbers. Chris emphasizes the importance of not feeling obligated to politely respond, which can leave you vulnerable to being scammed.
May 25, 2023

Trending Tech: Fraud: Why are UK telcos so vulnerable and can they curb attacks on all of us?

In this podcast, Peter Ford of iconectiv and Teresa Cottam of Omnisperience discuss how Britain’s telcos can curb the crimewave of cyber-enabled fraud.
Apr 20, 2023

Interview with NBC: How to Win Against Schemes During March Madness

NBC Dallas reports on the dangers of sports betting scams as March Madness continues. George Cray, SVP of iconectiv, shares his expert knowledge on fraud and telecom scams. Cray shares that text messaging is the most common medium for scammers to use right now because 97% of texts are opened, most of which are in the first 3 minutes.
Mar 26, 2023

Interview with ABC: Experts warn to be wary of March Madness scam texts

Dominique Newland of ABC Austin warns viewers of potential scams popping up around March Madness. Newland gets commentary from cybersecurity expert Chris Drake, SVP of iconectiv. Drake highlights the fact that texts from 10-digit numbers with a link or sense of urgency are commonly scams. On the other hand, consumers must opt-in to getting text from a 5-6-digit shortcode and, these numbers have been verified and secured.
Mar 19, 2023