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.

A fifth of all ID fraud aimed at renters

Last year saw professional renters bear the biggest brunt of a surge in identity theft, with one out of five (20%) of all attempts aimed at young professionals living in rented...

Blog - Mar 2016
Over-50s vulnerable to pension scams

One in four men would spend his pension on a dream holiday. Less than a quarter would seek professional advice about their private...

Blog - Mar 2016
Which consumers are most at risk of ID theft?

Our Mosaic classification system reveals a host of insights into which demographic customer groups are most at-risk from identity...

Blog - Mar 2016
Spike in neighbourhood ID thefts blunted by smart fraud analysis

Postcode analysis of just one stretch of road hit by a sudden spike in ID thefts and related frauds, highlighted more than 20 detected incidents at a handful of...

Blog - Mar 2016
Why you need to think about multi-layered identity checking.

Businesses today are engaged in a balancing act, they want to give their customers a pleasant and effective customer journey and speed them on their way to the checkout. However, they also need to...

Blog - Mar 2016
One in four men would spend their pension on a…

As many people over the age of 55 start to think about how they will take advantage of the new pension freedoms, one in five (20%) has admitted that they would treat themselves to a dream holiday or...

Blog - Feb 2016
Keeping your cards close to your chest is crucial to…

In common with current accounts, the relentless rise in card fraud is being powered by ID thieves, with around eight out of 10 detected card frauds from bogus third-party applicants....

Blog - Feb 2016
Spotting fraud at postcode level

Analysis of 10 addresses in and around the same area of leafy Warwickshire, pointed to a suspected ghost-broking...

Blog - Feb 2016
Contactless cards and theft – what’s the problem?

Earlier this year we discussed a story that fraudsters with scanners can walk down the street and steal card data from contactless...

Blog - Feb 2016
Aviva detected fraud on 2,200 new commercial motor policies in…

In 2015 alone, Aviva identified more than 11,000 instances of personal motor application...

Blog - Feb 2016
First steps to cyber security is educating your staff

In 2014, 60% of SMEs experienced a cyber-breach with the average costs of the worst breaches being £65,000 to...

Blog - Feb 2016
Renewed surge in current account fraud

Detected fraud rate for current account applications soared last year from 73 in every 10,000 applications in January, to 156 in every 10,000 applications in December....

Blog - Feb 2016