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.

Experts on #FutureofID – Is privacy a possible stumbling block…

Digital identity is a topical debate that has sparked people’s views. Experian debated this subject recently and commentary from the audience offered invaluable insight into concerns and beliefs...

Blog - Jul 2016
Experts on #FutureofID – What is the single biggest barrier…

Digital ID is generally defined as smart cards that are underpinned by cryptography. They contain biometric information and enable proof of identity.  In some countries they are already in use, this...

Blog - Jun 2016
Experts on #FutureofID – What do you see as the…

Everyone should have the ability to prove their identity online and offline. But at the same time, our rapidly emerging digital world should be fully...

Blog - Jun 2016
5 things that could be hampering your fight against fraud

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...

Blog - Jun 2016
Fraud, identity and the emerging Internet of Things

While we're not directly producing IoT “things,” we work with companies and organisations that do, to help them safeguard their customers and themselves from the impact of...

Blog - Jun 2016
3 ways you can make identity checking customer friendly

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...

Blog - May 2016
Fraud costs UK economy £193 billion a year – equating…

New research shows fraud costs the UK economy £193 billion a year - equating to More than £6,000 lost per second every...

Blog - May 2016
Top tips to safeguard security when plugging in to the…

We're offering advice for both businesses and individuals to help them improve security and manage the risks that come with using internet-enabled products - also known as the Internet of Things...

Blog - May 2016
Fraud increases by a fifth in one year

Large payments have been diverted and fraudsters have disappeared with the money. We are also seeing an increase in impersonations of the deceased within mortgage fraud. Fraudsters use the ID of...

Blog - May 2016
Three-month Council Tax fraud analysis recovers more than £220,000 for…

Learn how we've helped Arun District Council with Council Tax Fraud analysis in order to cut down number of fraudulent council tax discounts, looking at saving the public purse over £220,000 in just...

Blog - Apr 2016
Three key reasons to check bank account data

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...

Blog - Apr 2016
SMEs Under Threat – Data breach and the true cost…

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...

Blog - Apr 2016