fraud

Why safeguarding against a data breach is worth every penny...

Posted on Jun 16 2015 by
Despite dramatic rises in the number of data breaches, most businesses think they are protected but as it turns out many are not, with one in three (34%) without even a data breach response plan in place. Our research shows...

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Heat maps highlight fraud hotspots...

Posted on Jun 12 2015 by
Customer fraud - or first-party fraud - continues to be mainly concentrated in the inner-cities and it’s a trend that is unlikely to change given it reflects the social mix of urban neighbourhoods....

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A faster solution to creating more social housing in local c...

Posted on Jun 05 2015 by
Leading up to the election, candidates from all parties were asked how they would deal with the housing crisis that continues to affect the country.  Pledges from parties included: building new homes (both private and public),...

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Fraud Report 2015 – Who are the fraudsters and who are...

Posted on Jun 01 2015 by
Our fraud analysis includes a detailed demographic overview of which segments are committing fraud and which groups they are falling foul of the criminals. The snapshot hinges on Mosaic analysis, which offers a pin-sharp picture...

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Detected automotive finance fraud steps up a gear...

Posted on May 21 2015 by
The volume of detected automotive finance frauds has maintained its steady decline – all in the face of record-breaking new car sales. Our analysis reveals the number of cases detected as fraudulent for automotive products has...

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Fraud Report 2015 – ID theft’s relentless rise...

Posted on May 19 2015 by
Significant strides in the fight against fraud, particularly when it comes to safeguarding customers against identity theft, continue to be made. It is highlighted by the swing back to pre-downturn levels of detected ID theft...

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What’s in a wristband – Will wearables prevent heart att...

Posted on May 18 2015 by
If we thought smartphones allowed for constant access to information, wearables allow for instantaneous access to constant information.  With little more than a glance at the wrist, wearers can read an email, check their vital...

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Identity theft and fraud – go to battle with the Army, the...

Posted on May 14 2015 by
Identity theft is the beginning of a journey, one which often involves fraud, loss and a great deal of distress for those who have had their identities stolen. While we might not be able to literally send in the military to...

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Fraud, biometrics and the fear factor...

Posted on May 05 2015 by
High profile data breaches have alerted us all to the increased risk we’re at from fraud. With criminals accessing the personal information of millions of people the search for new and clever ways to tackle fraudsters is a...

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