Fraud & Identity Management

Omnichannel approach is resulting in new challenges for risk management

During a recent webinar I hosted on balancing customer experience and fraud prevention, we had the opportunity to hear from an expert panel including Michelle Brisby, the senior fraud manager for Sephora Direct. Michelle shared with us how Sephora balances fraud protection with the user experience....read more

What Apple Pay Means for Banks' Mobile Dreams

Cherian Abraham, our mobile commerce and payments consultant, recently wrote about the future of mobile banking in regards to the Apple Pay news out this week. The below article originally appeared in American Banker and is an edited version of his blog post. Editor's note: A version of this post...read more

Effectively reach and connect with voters

At a time when people are accessing information when, where and how they want to, why aren’t voter rolls more up to date? Too often, voter lists aren’t scrubbed for use in mailing, and information included is inaccurate at the time of outreach. Though addresses and other contact information becomes...read more

Data breaches, compromised passwords, and hacked credentials

More than ever before, there may now be credence in the view that the majority of consumers’ personally identifiable information (PII), user names and passwords, and even some authentication tokens have been, or are, at risk of compromise.  Between sophisticated hacking schemes and regularly...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

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

The World Cup of Fraud

The World Cup of Fraud By David Britton The World Cup “kicks” off this week in Brazil and is a tremendous business opportunity for merchants around the world to sell merchandise, apps, tickets and even the caxirola - this year’s version of the Vuvuzela. This opens the doors for cross-border business...read more

Apple in Payments: Bluetooth Edition

Apple held its annual developers conference last week to showcase its new features within iOS8. One area that still needs clarification is Apple’s intent for mobile payments. Cherian Abraham, Experian Decision Analytics mobile payments analyst, shares what he thinks Apple might look to do in the...read more