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

Revolving Door Turnover

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…]

More Effective Cross-Selling In Seconds

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It’s the simplest strategy to boost revenue potential: Offer the right customers the right product at the right time at the right price. It is the essence of cross-selling, yet what sounds simple in theory is often more difficult to execute in real life. Financial institutions have discovered that making the cross-sell at the point [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: 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…]

A Better Way to Help Assess DDA Risk

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It is no revelation that the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) wants to ensure that banks and credit unions are appropriately and fairly meeting the needs of consumers. This includes the agency strongly recommending that financial institutions implement an open-all strategy for consumer demand deposit accounts (DDAs) and help provide deposit account options for “credit [Read More…]

Regional Household Wealth Tier Breakdowns

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This month we wanted to take a closer look at estimated household wealth across the U.S.  Specifically, the map below shows the percent of households that fall into each estimated wealth tier within each region. How do regions along the east and west coasts stack up against the rest of the country?  Do regions in [Read More…]

King v. Burwell: Subsidies Stand

The U.S. Supreme Court has issued a ruling in the King v. Burwell case stating that the Affordable Care Act (ACA) does in fact allow the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) to provide Premium Tax Credits, or subsidies, for health insurance provided under the Federal Marketplace. Although the language of the law states that subsidies are [Read More…]