Identity and Fraud

Four things Telecoms can learn from Financial Services fraud statistics

Posted on Dec 17 2014 by

Understanding the challenges & progress currently being made to help combat fraud in the Financial Services sectors can provide powerful insight for the Telecommunications Industry.  The trends seen in other sectors can often shed light on how fraud is/will impact others but may not be as obvious. You may be interested in: Here are four […]

Are fraud hotspots now part of a big city life? Our heatmap highlights emerging fraud hotspots in the UK

Posted on Dec 15 2014 by

Our maps reflect just how widespread and dispersed consumer fraud and ID theft really are.

Confused.com first UK aggregator to prevent insurance fraud at the point of quote

Posted on Dec 10 2014 by

Experian and Confused.com in ground-breaking agreement to safeguard consumers against the threat of insurance fraud.

3 Reasons why identity checking customers with personal questions needs real intelligence

Posted on Dec 05 2014 by

To protect themselves from account takeover fraud and to protect customers from the effects of identity theft many businesses need to check they are dealing with their genuine customer whenever and however they interact with them.

Top-10 fraud trends we’ve seen in 2014

Posted on Dec 01 2014 by

This year has already been punctuated by a litany of high-profile frauds, ID thefts and data breaches. We know the fraudsters are flexible, fast, relentless and inventive. They’re also indiscriminate in who they target and will often simply opt for the easiest opportunities.

One in six adults has fallen victim to cyber-crime

Posted on Nov 25 2014 by

41st Parameter, part of Experian and leader in online fraud intervention, warns of the growing threat of cyber fraud and need for cybersecurity to protect customers and businesses.

The future of fraud and a growing threat of identity theft

Posted on Nov 19 2014 by

Global security experts Frank Abagnale and Ori Eisen, hosted an exclusive presentation to more than 100 senior banking and industry delegates at a central London venue.

Back office legacy challenges facing new banking entrants

Posted on Nov 14 2014 by

Setting up a bank in the UK is costly, time-consuming, heavily regulated and not easy.  As a result, the dynamic, start-up culture that drives innovation in many other sectors is less prevalent within banking and financial services. My article outlines some of the key challenges facing new banking entrants. You may also be interested in: […]

3 occasions when validating bank account data isn’t enough

Posted on Nov 07 2014 by

When I joined Experian almost four years ago I remembered struggling to understand the difference between bank account data validation and verification  – weren’t they both checking that bank account numbers were correct? You may be interested in: I now realise there are important differences and good reasons to make the distinction. Validation is a […]

Eight tips to avoiding fraud on an industrial scale

Posted on Nov 06 2014 by

Commercial fraud is on the rise and the villains are getting faster, smarter and more sophisticated.