Identity and Fraud

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Having a universal view of the consumer is the core of...

Companies try to reduce the anonymity of the online world by verifying customers primarily through identity challenge techniques (i.e., challenge-response questions), but the harsh reality is that most identity data has been...

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Keeping it simple: the key to success in a hyper-conne...

Change in the financial services industry is moving at a scary pace, but it’s actually throwing up just as many opportunities as challenges. As the world expands and becomes more connected, we can unlock new insight into what our customers want and need; we can stay ahead in the...

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Identity and fraud checking and the value to society...

When we open accounts or access existing accounts, we know that checks will be made. It’s easy to presume that these are an inconvenience made to protect a business or because the law demands it. It’s worth taking a moment to consider the very real benefits that identity checking...

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Buy a new car online in five minutes, without compromi...

Consider, these two possible scenarios for buying a new car online directly from the manufacturer: The customer has performed their research, found a car and is committed to the process but, to ensure the procedure meets the required governance and fraud prevention requirements, they’re weighed down by endless box-filling...

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Are we ready to use social data for ID verification? ...

The social storm is brewing. We are in the epicentre of a social revolution. Or are we? Can imagine a time when you make payments through your Facebook profile? Syncing personal, financial information to verify your...

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Moving on from paper: simple changes can make big diff...

Across the Life Assurance and Pensions sectors there is a handful of companies with a good standard of digital take-up – some have decent individual-facing websites, while others have impressive digitised back-end s...

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Who’s ultimately responsible for protecting personal d...

It is fair to say we are constantly updating and sharing our personally identifiable information (PII) across our growing personal online and offline networks – friends, family and organisations – everyone who can provide a benefit or service to us. But, who are we sharing our information with and...

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Identity Fraud and the Techno Target...

Recent research* has uncovered a perhaps surprising trend – those who are the most tech savvy are also those experiencing the biggest increase in attacks by identity fraudsters. Fraud against these avid users of social media and digital technology, increased by 16.7% in 2015 when compared to 2...

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Is it too easy for fraudsters to piece together true i...

At our recent insurance summit we heard from a host of industry experts outlining widespread concerns around insurance...

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