Identity and Fraud

First steps to cyber security is educating your staff

Posted on Feb 10 2016 by

In 2014, 60% of SMEs experienced a cyber-breach with the average costs of the worst breaches being £65,000 to £115,000(1). With the increased convenience of the internet comes an increased risk of hackers and cyber vulnerabilities. As cyber security becomes an increasing problem costing SMEs more and more money each year, you need to have […]

Renewed surge in current account fraud

Posted on Feb 10 2016 by

Detected fraud rate for current account applications soared last year from 73 in every 10,000 applications in January, to 156 in every 10,000 applications in December.

Millennials’ work-ethic underpinned by high expectations, bold aspirations and increasing earning-power

Posted on Feb 08 2016 by

The future’s bright in the eyes of Millennials with many willing to work hard, save carefully to get there and a clear idea of what they want out of life.

Nature versus nurture when it comes to adopting the best financial habits when we leave the nest

Posted on Feb 05 2016 by

New research and insight from our Millennial Me & My Money report, reveals four out of five Millennials say they have received no formal financial education.

Cash-savvy millennials out-saving their free-spending parents

Posted on Feb 03 2016 by

New research from our Millennial Me & My Money report, reveals nearly half that (45%) of Millennials (18-34 year olds) manage to save at least a quarter of their disposable income every month – compared to just a third (34%) of their parents’ generation (35-55-year-olds).

Adding age and gender to the fraud mix

Posted on Jan 29 2016 by

Age and gender analysis across first and third-party fraud have now been added into our analysis to help offer an even broader picture of fraudsters and their victims.

FraudNet unveiled by eCommerce giant

Posted on Jan 21 2016 by

As online shopping continues to increase around the world, companies are constantly looking for new ways to protect their customers without negatively affecting the experience.

UK now ready for biometric banking

Posted on Jan 18 2016 by

New research that we carried our recently found that UK adults are two times more likely to trust biometric technology for their online banking than their social media accounts*. Most adults in the UK are now willing to embrace biometric identity for online banking.

Is technology helping fraudsters plug into confidential data? #FraudChatUK

Posted on Jan 11 2016 by

Enormous technological changes to the way we all work, transact and keep in touch have taken place during the past 20 years. While the developments have helped underpin our accelerated culture of faster, smarter, smoother online journeys, for some they have come at the cost of higher potential security risks.

Online shoppers are unforgiving – once they’ve gone, they’ve gone for good

Posted on Jan 08 2016 by

Millions prefer buying online to speaking with a salesperson – for everything from financial services, to car insurance and utilities.