Identity and Fraud

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UK’s online identity habits revealed: Have we reached ...

Experian research has revealed a growing divide across generations. This divide is particularly evident in the way the UK population manages its passwords and online identities. The research showed the variation in the way different age groups conduct themselves online. Millennials are at higher risk from online identity fraud...

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Identity has evolved, the future is all about trusted,...

For many of us, the first time we gained an official identity was with a passport, driver’s licence, or other paper-based document. Over the last 20 years, paper has evolved to electronic data and paper documents are used less often in the verification process. This change has stemmed from...

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21% of UK businesses have suffered a data breach in th...

This year, more UK businesses of all sizes have invested in response plans than ever before (78%). This shows a greater awareness of cybercrime and a positive step in the right direction. However, when you dig below the surface, our latest research shows that the effectiveness of many of...

Read More 21% of UK businesses have suffered a data breach in the past two years. If your company suffered a data breach, are you really ready?
Guest blog: Fraud and the insurance customer journey...

Today, identity theft is a continuous threat. And fraud is no longer the domain of the individual; it’s rooms of people, working around the clock, stealing as much money as possible. On the flip-side, we’re all working to give customers great experiences. People expect instant fulfilment with one click....

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Data Breach: The ability to act quickly after an incid...

Know. Prepare. Recover. It is still difficult to comprehend that one in five businesses of all sizes has experienced a data breach in the past two years (21%). Our latest research (carried out by consultancy company ComRes) has shown this. Damage limitation At first sight these figures may seem...

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Do you know what your customers are thinking? When it ...

Any company, small or large, depends on its customers for business – and therefore success. They’re the lifeblood. And yet, our research has revealed that in the event of a crisis, specifically a data breach, businesses can become introspective and (unintentionally) put their interests ahead of their customers. Our findings...

Read More Do you know what your customers are thinking? When it comes to data breach response, there could be a chance you are not on the same page
The evolution of big data – the ‘6 Vs’...

For many organisations there is an elephant in the room – ‘Big Data’. Big Data isn’t new and the term can be misleading. Large data sets have been in existence for many years, built and used by major companies for decades. In fact, many commentators have argued that ‘Big...

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Mid-term adjustment fraud – cut it out and cut costs f...

Mid-term adjustment fraud can lead to losses for you, and your customers. But what does it look like? Some people deliberately change their policy during its term to save money on the initial premium. This is being done in a few different ways, let’s explore the three scenarios: Scenario...

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New data. What is it and where does it come from?...

New data Data sits at the heart of the digital revolution. The huge volume of digital data being generated by organisations and individuals has played a pivotal role in the growth in the amount of data as a whole. And that’s only going to increase. New data coming from...

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