Darren Hodder

Darren Hodder

Vice President, Cyber Fraud Intelligence The Centre for Strategic Cyberspace + Security Science

Darren Hodder took the position of Vice President, Cyber Fraud Intelligence at The Centre for Strategic Cyberspace + Security Science / CSCSS in March 2013. As a leader for the CSCSS Cybercrime Intelligence Group Darren is responsible for raising awareness of current issues and provides support to public and private sector organisations that are facing an ever increasing threat from cybercrime.

Prior to his current position Darren worked for Experian Decision Analytics (EDA) where he held various roles within the Fraud & Identity Solutions and Global Technology groups over a 10 year period. In 2009 Darren founded Fraud Consulting Ltd to provide vendor neutral fraud consultancy services to clients covering financial services, banking, telecommunications, insurance industries and public sector bodies, both in the UK and internationally. His experience ranges from working on single portfolio in-house solutions through to national fraud bureaux and data sharing initiatives.

A frequent speaker and contributor to forums such as The Fraud Advisory Panel, IAFCI and The Fraud Prevention Forum, Darren has established himself as a domain expert and specialist on technical, data, and software solutions for fraud risk issues with specific expertise in data sharing, identity management, originations and payments fraud, and fraud risk for online transactions & payments.

Based in London, England Darren also sits on the editorial board for E-Finance & Payments Law & Policy (Cecile Park Publishing) and in April 2012 he founded & launched #TheFraudTube as a news and information resource for the counter-fraud community, where he is the chief editor and regular blogger.