Our experts are at the forefront of developments in the world of identity and fraud; from cutting-edge technology and industry regulations, to fraud prevention measures and identity verification, you’ll find the latest news here.

3 Reasons why identity checking customers with personal questions needs…

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...

Blog - Dec 2014
Top-10 fraud trends we’ve seen in 2014

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...

Blog - Dec 2014
One in six adults has fallen victim to cyber-crime

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....

Blog - Nov 2014
The future of fraud and a growing threat of identity…

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...

Blog - Nov 2014
Back office legacy challenges facing new banking entrants

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...

Blog - Nov 2014
3 occasions when validating bank account data isn’t enough

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...

Blog - Nov 2014
Eight tips to avoiding fraud on an industrial scale

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

Blog - Nov 2014
Why are young renters and affluent couples falling prey to…

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....

Blog - Nov 2014
Why almost 50% of your customers abandon online transactions

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...

Blog - Oct 2014
45% of players are already engaged in mobile gaming

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...

Blog - Oct 2014
How you could offset the costs of Point of Consumption…

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...

Blog - Oct 2014
Are regulators now set to turn their attention to anti-money…

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

Blog - Oct 2014