Identity and Fraud

Data Breach Response: Are UK Businesses Ready for Anything?

Posted on Mar 17 2015 by

Nearly one in five businesses (17%) have been hit by at least one data breach within the past two years – leaving millions of consumers exposed to the risk of fraud and ID theft.

Current account fraud underpins the relentless rise of ID theft

Posted on Mar 12 2015 by

Identity theft has risen 12 percentage points in the past year, now accounting for more than half of all detected frauds, with current accounts the fastest growing target for identity thieves.

The cost of mobile fraud – $92m and counting…

Posted on Mar 10 2015 by

Research has revealed that the average annual loss due to mobile fraud sits at $92.3 million. While average internet fraud losses are said to be between 6 and 10 per cent for most companies, mobile fraud is proving to be a bigger pill to swallow with average fraud rates between 10 and 24 per cent […]

Ready for the cashless society? Three things e-commerce should consider…

Posted on Mar 10 2015 by

It’s predicted that we’ll be reaching a UK payments milestone on or about March 8th this year when our use of cash will be overtaken by cashless payment methods.

Fingerprint verification the next technology for telecoms?

Posted on Mar 10 2015 by

Julie Tomlinson outlines the case for fingerprint technology in identity verification.

Branch versus digital and the account opening battleground

Posted on Mar 10 2015 by

Head of Business Solutions Derek Garriock, analyses banks’ sales conversion rates for branches versus digital channels.

Their data breach – your problem

Posted on Mar 06 2015 by

Almost daily we read about scary data breaches, there have been some massively high profile cases.  We greet each with a combination of horror and thankfulness that it’s not us that’s let peoples’ valuable, personal data out into the wild – phew! It’s not our business problem… Is it? Unfortunately their data breach may well […]

Is your company digital ready?

Posted on Mar 05 2015 by

With switched-on, well-informed and web-savvy consumers, strong digital capabilities are more important than ever.

One in two of us get frustrated at lengthy application processes

Posted on Feb 26 2015 by

New research reveals the key factors driving people to pull out of an application for a financial product or service.

Three key factors that define whether you pass an identity check

Posted on Feb 25 2015 by

Identity checks and online security play a vital role, not only to protect the organisation carrying out the check, but also their customers from potentially becoming victims of fraud.  The success of these measures, however, hinge on a host of separate factors.