FRAUD PREVENTION & SECURITY

Secure international telecommunications

Safeguard your business and customers from the threat of telecoms fraud

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Secure international telecommunications

​International telecoms fraud is a drain on the industry

Staying ahead of fraudsters means keeping up to date with all the tools they have at their disposal. The global nature of telecoms networks makes fraud hard to detect and prevent.

  • coins-stack_white International telecoms fraud costs telcos on average 2.22% of revenues
  • A2P-messaging_white New technologies and use cases, such as IoT and A2P SMS, create new attack surfaces for fraudsters to exploit
  • 5G_roaming_globe_white Two-thirds of all fraud losses are tied to international traffic​
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Unrivalled visibility over global attacks

Benefit from the world’s largest threat intelligence database and safeguard your business with our 24/ 7 fraud monitoring. Enhanced by machine learning algorithms, our turnkey solutions protect your network and subscribers from both existing and new threats.

850 million

fraud attacks proactively blocked

€2.1 billion

saved for our customers​

14 million​

fraud attempts blocked per quarter

90-95%​

of fraud attempts blocked​

SMS fraud prevention

In 2022, our customers experienced a 60% decrease in the volume of SMS fraud attacks.
Shield your business and customers from fast evolving and complex SMS fraud schemes such as Artificially Inflated Traffic (AIT) and SMS phishing (smishing). Stop losing revenue from SMS bypass and monetize A2P communications.

Hosted and managed, FraudGuard SMS monitors both A2P and P2P streams to detect and block fraudulent messages. Address both international and local threats with our SMS firewall.

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Voice fraud prevention

Secure trust in your business by proactively protecting your networks from fraud on international voice traffic. Our threat intelligence database includes more than 55 million proven fraudulent numbers.

In 2022, our customers saw a 94% month-on-month decrease in robocall activity.

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Roaming fraud

With a global view of traffic in real time, BICS protects your subscribers beyond your network boundaries. Gain increased control over your outbound roamers’ activity. Define where they can call based on where they’re roaming from.

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Signaling security

Protect your network infrastructures and subscribers from international threat actors. Safeguard the integrity of mobile communications. Our security solutions combine defensive and offensive capabilities to provide a 360° view on threats and the attack surface, including TIDS and NVA. Telecom Intrusion Detection System (TIDS) is the real-time monitoring of signaling threats enhanced with firewalls to block attacks before they hit the target. Network Vulnerability Assessment (NVA) is an adversary simulation to proactively identify vulnerabilities.

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Why BICS?

We combine technology, expertise, and advanced threat intelligence to protect your business and customers.​

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Turnkey technology

Our fraud solutions are seamless to implement with immediate results. We drastically reduce the fraud run-time, blocking 90-95% of attacks before they even happen.

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Advanced threat intelligence​

Get the full picture with the world’s largest threat intelligence database. We detect new fraud based on global traffic patterns. ​

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Specialist knowledge

Stay a step ahead of ever-evolving threats with our cross-domain and cross-service expertise. With our comprehensive 24/ 7 protection, your customers and your reputation are in safe hands.​

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Reporting and support​

Get valuable real time updates on suspicious events on a user-friendly portal. Receive monthly reports on key threats.

Swisscom reinforced our focus on fraud protection by choosing the innovative FraudGuard service from our long-standing partner BICS. It helps block fraudulent international call attempts, in and out of our network, proactively, as an additional benefit to the other functionalities of the solution.

Reto Meier

Fraud Manager | Swisscom

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