Identity and Fraud

Protect your customers and safeguard your business

5 things that could be hampering your fight against fraud...

Posted on Jun 20 2016 by
Limiting the impact of fraud is vital for businesses which need to protect their revenues and their customers from the potentially devastating effects of fraud. The fraud landscape is ever changing and with an estimated...

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Fraud, identity and the emerging Internet of Things...

Posted on Jun 01 2016 by
Right now millions of new “things” get connected online every day - from toasters and heart monitors, to cars and light bulbs. The mass adoption of devices with multi-layered connectivity has been badged the Internet of...

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3 ways you can make identity checking customer friendly...

Posted on May 31 2016 by
For both security reasons and to meet your Client Due Diligence obligations you need to carry out identity checking on your customers. Processes can be long-winded you may have to ask your customers to complete certain tasks or...

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Fraud costs UK economy £193 billion a year – equating...

Posted on May 25 2016 by
The annual cost of fraud in the UK could be as high as £193 billion per year, according to a new report. It dwarfs previous estimates produced by the UK Government which put the figure at around £50 billion in 2013. The...

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Top tips to safeguard security when plugging in to the Inter...

Posted on May 18 2016 by
Connected devices, smart phones or tablets, are no longer the only things with an internet connection.  There's now a vast number of other consumer products, including cars, heart monitors, and clothing, also linked to the...

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Fraud increases by a fifth in one year...

Posted on May 11 2016 by
The overall fraud rate during Q1-2016 continued to grow reaching 54 in 10,000 - compared to 45 in 10,000 during Q1-2015 - spurred on by fraudsters focusing their efforts on current accounts and credit cards. Our latest Fraud...

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Three-month Council Tax fraud analysis recovers more than £...

Posted on Apr 18 2016 by
Arun District Council wanted a quick, straightforward and cost-effective solution to accurately gauge and verify the level of suspected discount fraud across its Council Tax database. The authority opted to bring its analysis...

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Three key reasons to check bank account data...

Posted on Apr 12 2016 by
A recent press release from Payments UK called for better understanding of the ownership of bank accounts, this focus is commendable. As Experian is a supplier of solutions that make the link between bank accounts and their...

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SMEs Under Threat – Data breach and the true cost of p...

Posted on Apr 07 2016 by
Our third annual data breach preparedness study highlights a real lack of understanding among SMEs when it comes to quantifying the true cost of a data breach. Estimates fall critically short and would put the survival of many...

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