Identity and Fraud Focus

Allaying concerns about fraud from third-party vendors

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Companies have spent a great deal of time and money protecting their core systems and infrastructure from cyber attacks — hardening their perimeters and moving to risk-based authentication for moderate to high risk resources. The collaborative environment of modern companies also means that there are quite a few “extranets”, which allow for information sharing with partners, third-party vendors, and [Read More…]

Using Analytics to Power Identity Proofing

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Confirming the identities of users in large external user populations can be challenging. A government agency giving a citizen access to sign up for benefits or check records may potentially be challenged with identifying a single person among more than 230 million adults. Combating identity-based fraud on that scale can be even more challenging. While [Read More…]

Fight Fraud With More Assets

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Preventing fraud is a big job, but one that gets easier with the right tools. Fraudsters are getting their hands on more information about your customers every day. Using more than  just a few data sets to see what is going on with those same customers is the single biggest advantage you can have to fight fraud and identity theft. Analytical modeling on [Read More…]

Top 5 Fraud Questions for Risk Officers

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When consulting a customer on identity fraud management, Equifax will go through a rigorous effort to truly diagnose the problems. Here are the top 5 questions related to identity fraud management that we encourage our potential customers to think about: 1) Do I have a firm grasp on my fraud related metrics? In trying to do [Read More…]

Authentication and Permissions: Proxy Access

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Should people share their web site credentials with their spouses? How about their Significant Others? According to a study on internet usage by the Pew Research Center, “Fully 67% of internet users in a marriage or committed relationship have shared an online password with their partner or spouse.” Whether or not access resulting from such credential [Read More…]

Webinar: The HELOC Landscape – Risk Management and Customer Retention

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Webinar: The HELOC Landscape: Risk Management and Customer Retention Date: Thursday, July 23, 2015 Time: 1:00 PM ET According to the latest Equifax National Consumer Credit Trends Report, U.S. consumer appetite for home equity lines of credit (HELOCs) is increasing. More than 1.2 million new HELOCs were opened in 2014, a 15.8% increase over 2013. [Read More…]

Webinar: Improving Patient Record Matching

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On July 16, Michael Nelson, DPM, VP of Healthcare Strategy and Business Development for Equifax Identity and Fraud Solutions, will conduct a CHIME College Live Presentation on the topic of improving patient data matching as a key for health information exchange. Accurate and complete patient personal and health information is required to meet industry requirements for [Read More…]

Webinar: Credit Union Fraud Prevention – A Multi-Layered Approach

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Webinar: Credit Union Fraud Prevention – A Multi-Layered Approach Wednesday, July 15th at 2 p.m. Eastern Register Now! Your credit union may lack the resources to implement all best practices for fraud management in the near term. How can you develop a plan to help address concerns around new threats while maintaining a smooth and [Read More…]

Fraud Prevention: Crimes against Revenue on the Rise

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Fraud perpetrated by or on behalf of local public assistance recipients continues to be a recurring sore spot in the ability of local jurisdictions to control growing costs, and improve revenue collections and use. “Crimes against revenue” is a particular phrase used over past years by localities seeking to address this kind of public sector [Read More…]

Virginia Digital Identity Law Highlights Identity Fraud Prevention

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Trusted identity credentials, managed and provided by 3rd-party identity providers as part of trust frameworks, are extremely effective mechanisms for consumers, businesses, and government agencies to use to protect their digital assets and information from online fraud. Using these credentials, instead of the common username/password identity mechanism, helps mitigate many of the risks that hackers [Read More…]