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Response countermeasures

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Response countermeasures respond to fraud after it has occurred.

They help to reduce the consequences or disrupt additional consequences.

Response countermeasures are not as cost effective as prevention or detection countermeasures.

However, if implemented effectively, the present and future impacts of fraud can be significantly reduced.

Response countermeasures can include people and process controls such as trained fraud investigators and investigation processes, or technology based controls such as audit logging and surveillance.

To find out more about the importance of countermeasures, visit the overview of fraud countermeasures page.

Common types of response countermeasures

Key response countermeasures include:

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