Why ForewarnedBlog.com?

One thing managers know is that the global business operating environment is rapidly changing, particularly when it comes to insider threats, supply chain threats, fraud and financial crime, and cyber crime.

Identifying and exploiting opportunities early using good intelligence – being forewarned – is key to remaining competitive, as is being resilient against unanticipated shocks or crises. However, many professionals are so busy with managing day to day they don’t know where to start.

ForewarnedBlog.com provides informed, original content on a variety of fraud, integrity, security and business resilience topics, with a particular focus on:

  • Insider Risks and the ‘trusted workforce’ – including internal fraud, workplace sabotage, harassment and information theft
  • Supply Chain Risk Management – Integrity, Security, Fraud (incl. Product Fraud) and Resilience
  • Threat Intelligence and Detection – external risks such as Fraud and Financial Crime, Cyber Crime, and physical threats

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About the Author – Paul Curwell CPP, CFE, CISSP

All views are my own and do not represent those of my employers

I’m an experienced security, integrity, fraud & intelligence consultant. Whilst I have broad experience gained through a combination of in-house and professional services roles, these days my focus is on mitigating integrity & insider risks, supply chain risks, performing due diligence and building intelligence and detection capabilities to mitigate a broad range of fraud, financial crime and security threats for critical infrastructure operators, financial services and other sectors.

I am a published author and university lecturer who has worked in both consulting and in-house roles, including leading the global intelligence and investigative due diligence function for Australia’s largest bank for 5 years, a function I built from scratch. This practical experience underpins much of what I do and the insights you will find on this website.

My qualifications include a Master of Technology Management (with a thesis on Intellectual Property Fraud) and a Master of Arts (Fraud & Financial Investigation). I am also a Certified Protection Professional (CPP), ASIS International, Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE), ACFE, and Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), ISC2.

I commenced my intelligence and security career in the Royal Australian Navy and I am co-author of Terrorist Diversion, published by Routledge.

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