Identity and Fraud

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.

Why are young renters and affluent couples falling prey to identity theft?

Posted on Nov 03 2014 by

Identity thieves prey on those in rented accommodation as easy-to-intercept mail and prolific use of online services mark this group as a target for fraudsters.

Why almost 50% of your customers abandon online transactions

Posted on Oct 30 2014 by

For many consumers taking time is wasting time when it comes to purchasing online. It’s a sentiment that’s backed-up by critical research highlighting the direct cost of friction, delays and consumer intolerance. The retail sector’s on-going success hinges on ensuring fast, seamless and secure transactions for their customers. You may be interested in: Case Study […]

45% of players are already engaged in mobile gaming

Posted on Oct 30 2014 by

Increased functionality and affordability of mobile devices has expanded the reach, use and availability of gaming sites. Consumers are now in the driving seat and with the World Wide Web more readily at their fingertips, 24/7; they’re looking for fast and convenient operators to interact with. Analysts predict that 2014 is likely to be a […]

How you could offset the costs of Point of Consumption Tax

Posted on Oct 29 2014 by

It’s widely understood that the various upcoming changes to regulation, including The Gambling Tax Reform, will have a significant impact on the gaming sector, potentially increasing costs and intensifying competition. At the same time, expanding in to new global territories is at the forefront of many providers minds. You may be interested in: Could your […]

Are regulators now set to turn their attention to anti-money laundering?

Posted on Oct 18 2014 by

Critical success of AML and KYC initiatives have to be underpinned by a combination of vigilance and due-diligence.

2.2 billion new mobile devices – a growth opportunity but a threat for
e-commerce fraud

Posted on Oct 15 2014 by

Increased functionality and affordability of mobile devices has expanded the reach and use of these channels as a purchasing tool for consumers. In fact, the likelihood is that 2014 will be a tipping point, given the exponential explosion in demand for mobile, hand-held devices and high-end smartphones.