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The ideal prospecting list: finding the most profitable consumers

Many times prescreen filtering stops after risk selection but that’s just one small piece of the puzzle. Experian has new tools that can help you pick out the most profitable consumers based on your business objectives.     Think about it - if you’re looking for consumers who will be profitable...read more

The ideal prospect list: optimal risk selection

Every prospecting list needs to be filtered by your organizations specific credit risk threshold.  Whether you’re developing a campaign targeting super-prime, sub-prime, or consumers who fall somewhere in between, an effective credit risk model needs to do two things: 1) accurately represent a...read more

Passwords are not enough

Companies are facing incredible difficulties identifying fraud risks at the point of origination. Setting up accurate fraud detection processes has become more and more challenging as mobile and online channels have become widely used by consumers. At the same time, fraudsters’ techniques are...read more

Forecasting the next trends in Mobile

As summer comes to end, so does the summer reading list but if you are still trying to get one in, I just finished reading “Isaac's Storm: A Man, a Time, and the Deadliest Hurricane in History”, which is about Isaac Cline the resident meteorologist  for  U.S. Weather Bureau and the 1900 Hurricane...read more

Four steps to creating the ideal prospecting list.

At Experian, we frequently get asked by clients how they can get bigger mailing list that open new markets and reach more people. But bigger isn’t necessarily better, and it doesn’t always translate to a higher return on your marketing investment. Instead of just increasing volume, let’s consider a...read more

Building your bankcard acquisitions analytical toolkit

“Do more with less” is a pervasive and familiar mantra nowadays as lenders seek to make smarter and more precise lending decisions while expertly balancing growth objectives and tightened budgets.  And lest we forget, banks must also consider the latest regulations and increased regulatory scrutiny...read more

The cost of financial regulation…and now what?

The Wall Street Journal just recently posted an article that mentioned the cost of the financial regulations for some of the largest banks.  Within the article it is staggering to see the cost of the financial crisis and also to see how so much of this could have been minimized by sound banking...read more

BloombergTV: Preventing Corporate Account Takeover

Experian’s fraud prevention and identity management business helps clients combat the global fraud epidemic costing businesses hundreds of billions of dollars every year. Ori Eisen, founder of the 41st Parameter, a part of Experian, and Frank Abagnale Jr. talk to Bloomberg TV about the major new...read more

Protecting yourself from fraudulent account takeovers

Your password is weak, whether you use 40 random characters or your dog’s name. With so many large data breaches leading to hundreds of millions of compromised credentials and payment cards in the past two years, it's no surprise that e-commerce account takeover attempts have grown dramatically in...read more

How mobile is transforming the banking industry and the fraud concerns with it, a Q&A with Mike Gross

Mike Gross is the director of risk strategy and professional services at 41st Parameter and has more than 10 years of experience in financial services fraud prevention and risk management. At 41st Parameter, Mike is responsible for identifying banking, ecommerce, and travel industry trends,...read more