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44% 62% 32% report increasing level of concern report increasing level of concern believe the level of concern over over “bribery and corruption risk.” over “cyber breach or insider “cyber breach or insider threat” threat.” has increased significantly. Current and emerging risks driving demand This year’s survey revealed the fastest-growing threats in the fraud and investigative risk universe are from cyber breaches and insider threats, which include malicious insiders stealing, manipulating or destroying data. Historically, responsibility for managing cyber and insider threat risks falls to an organization’s IT and security departments — not those represented in our survey, who are responsible for the anti-fraud and compliance programs. Yet 62% of our respondents report increasing level of concern regarding this area, while 32% believe it has increased significantly. Figure 1: Cyber breach or insider threat is clearly top of mind Cyber breach or insider threat 32% 30% 31% 4% 1 Bribery and corruption risk 17% 27% 45% 8% Internal fraud (travel and entertainment 10% 32% 47% 9% abuse, collusion, etc.) Capital projects risk 12% 22% 54% 7% Merger and acquisitions risk 9% 19% 59% 6% Financial statement fraud 8% 18% 62% 9% Money laundering 9% 16% 61% 7% Significantly increased Slightly increased Not changed Decreased �▀ ▀ ▀ ▀ Q. Over the past two years, how has the level of concern about each risk area changed in your organization? Base: All respondents (665) The “Don’t know” percentages have been omitted to allow better comparison among the responses given. Global Forensic Data Analytics Survey 2016 | 7

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