Najm upgrades its skills to detect insurance fraud

Najm’s CEO Dr. Mohammad Al-Suliman, who attended the event, reiterated the significance of Najm’s partnership with SAS.
Updated 12 November 2019

Najm upgrades its skills to detect insurance fraud

Najm for Insurance Services participated in the recent SAS Global Forum 2019, an international platform showcasing the latest technologies from the artificial intelligence (AI) sector, including technologies used to uncover and detect fraud.
The event took place between Oct. 21 and 23rd in Milan, Italy. It was organized by SAS, a leading global entity in the field of business intelligence and AI analysis, and the largest global independent source for data analysis software and services.
Najm’s participation in this event comes alongside some of the world’s leading technology and AI companies from around the world, highlighting its keenness to be present at global events and activations to keep abreast of the latest technologies with the potential to enhance its digital capabilities and offerings and better serve its clients. Najm is particularly keen on enhancing its operational fraud detection and combat processes and promoting awareness regarding its risks.
The event also provided an opportunity for Najm to exchange knowledge with some of the world’s top innovative companies and service providers such as SAS, in addition to explore new best practices adopted in developed countries to further promote its cooperation efforts with such entities, similar to an earlier cooperation agreement signed with SAS aiming to benefit from its expertise in detecting and limiting fraud within insurance claims.

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4,500 - fraud cases valued at around SR47.8 million were detected by Najm through a vigorous plan it developed to combat fraud.

Najm’s CEO Dr. Mohammad Al-Suliman, who attended the event, reiterated the significance of Najm’s partnership with SAS, which he said had resulted in improved levels of fraud detection and faster claim responses, alongside enhanced awareness that aims to organize the submission of claims from clients by adopting a proactive approach and utilizing the latest data analysis technologies to detect and halt fraud attempts.
He added that SAS has achieved automation in defining patterns of insurance claims at Najm, complementing current manual procedures that seek to detect fraud cases through automatic behavioral responses and risk assessment activities.
Najm developed a vigorous plan to detect and combat fraud, through which it was able to detect around 4,500 fraud cases valued at around SR47.8 million. Moreover, between the beginning of 2018 and August 2019, 24,000 cases were identified as suspected fraud cases. Najm combats fraud through an integrated team of well-trained staff members and is expected to complete its comprehensive anti-fraud system within the next two years.


Zain KSA wins Best 5G Infrastructure Deployment award

Updated 12 December 2019

Zain KSA wins Best 5G Infrastructure Deployment award

RIYADH: Zain KSA has been awarded the Best 5G Infrastructure Deployment title during Telecom Review Leaders’ Summit that took place in Dubai on Tuesday, December 10, 2019. Over 600 attendee’s ICT companies from more than 23 countries worldwide participated in the 13th edition of the event which focused on the main trends in the ICT sector, namely: 5G network, cyber security, data traffic and digitalization.

Commenting on the new accolade, Chief Technology Officer Eng. AbdulRahman bin Hamad Al-Mufadda at Zain KSA, “the Best Infrastructure Deployment award reaffirms Zain’s role in being a digital lifestyle provider. He emphasized Zain KSA’s role in assisting the development and transformation the Kingdom is witnessing, mainly in terms of enabling and unlocking opportunities for people by creating a sophisticated infrastructure in line with the Kingdom’s digital transformation."

Al-Mufadda added that Zain KSA is continuously enhancing its services and enabling its customers with a new lifestyle to benefit from ultramodern technology by rapidly upgrading its offerings and adapting to the latest advancements in the sector.

Zain KSA has recently announced the completion of its first phase of its 5G network with a wide coverage encompassing 27 cities across the Kingdom through 2,600 towers. At the time of roll-out, the company’s 5G network was the 3rd largest globally and the first in the Middle East, Africa, and Europe.

The 5G network boasts a speed 10 times faster than its predecessor, supporting impressive uploading and downloading rates that will make for an exceptional user experience. The higher capacity of the 5G network, as compared to that of the 4G, will enable more devices to connect to one telecom tower simultaneously without interfering with the user experience. And the low latency where subscribers can enjoy fast response during their internet usage.

As the largest ICT industry event, the Telecom Review Leaders’ Summit offers ICT players and experts from all over the globe the opportunity to connect and share the latest innovations in the industry. Additionally, the conference features in-depth panel discussions and a demo area where participating companies can showcase their cutting-edge solutions. The Telecom Review Awards recognize industry leaders for their efficiency and their efforts in promoting the telecom and ICT sector globally.

About Zain KSA:
It is a leading digital service provider in the Kingdom founded in 2008. It offers many services including telecom services, 5G network, digital payment services, cloud computing, IoT solutions, fiber internet services, drones, and many others.

For more information, please contact:

Salman AlHarbi - Corporate Communication Senior Manager - Cell: +966592443093- [email protected]