Identity and Fraud

Protect your customers and safeguard your business

Identity and fraud checking and the value to society...

Posted on Sep 05 2016 by
When we open accounts or access existing accounts, we know that checks will be made. It’s easy to presume that these are an inconvenience made to protect a business or because the law demands it. It’s worth taking a moment to...

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Buy a new car online in five minutes, without compromising o...

Posted on Aug 23 2016 by
Consider, these two possible scenarios for buying a new car online directly from the manufacturer: The customer has performed their research, found a car and is committed to the process but, to ensure the procedure meets the...

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Are we ready to use social data for ID verification? – Ex...

Posted on Aug 11 2016 by
The social storm is brewing. We are in the epicentre of a social revolution. Or are we? Can imagine a time when you make payments through your Facebook profile? Syncing personal, financial information to verify your identity?...

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Moving on from paper: simple changes can make big difference...

Posted on Aug 10 2016 by
Across the Life Assurance and Pensions sectors there is a handful of companies with a good standard of digital take-up – some have decent individual-facing websites, while others have impressive digitised back-end systems....

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Who’s ultimately responsible for protecting personal data ...

Posted on Aug 03 2016 by
It is fair to say we are constantly updating and sharing our personally identifiable information (PII) across our growing personal online and offline networks - friends, family and organisations – everyone who can provide a...

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Identity Fraud and the Techno Target...

Posted on Aug 03 2016 by
Recent research* has uncovered a perhaps surprising trend – those who are the most tech savvy are also those experiencing the biggest increase in attacks by identity fraudsters. Fraud against these avid users of social media...

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Is it too easy for fraudsters to piece together true identit...

Posted on Jul 27 2016 by
At our recent insurance summit we heard from a host of industry experts outlining widespread concerns around insurance fraud....

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What is the fraud supply chain?...

Posted on Jul 26 2016 by
Before I started work in the identity and fraud industry, if I ever stopped to consider the mechanisms of fraud, my presumption was of individuals or small gangs engaged in an end-to-end process. On reflection this is a...

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Plug into our interactive fraud prevention benchmark...

Posted on Jul 26 2016 by
We believe in a forward-looking approach to fraud mitigation and it is one that will prevent against financial loss, enrich customer relationships and drive growth....

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