Identity and Fraud Focus

5 Steps to Win against Fraud for the Telecommunications, Pay TV and Utility industries

Winning against fraud in the Telecommunications, Pay TV and Utility industries requires striking a balance between optimal customer experiences and mitigating losses. Achieving this balance can be possible when these five steps are combined: tools, data and analytics, customer data, exchanges, and system flexibility. Let’s review more in-depth how these steps work together to help [Read More…]

Last Chance to Register for “Walking the Tightrope: Striking the Balance between Fraud Prevention and User Experience”

Today is the final day to register for the Equifax and Aite Group webinar – Walking the Tightrope: Striking the Balance between Fraud Prevention and User Experience. Application fraud and account takeover are rapidly rising in the U.S., and many financial institutions (FIs) are scrambling to deploy mitigating controls. At the same time, the rising [Read More…]

Final Reminder: Equifax and Aite Group Fraud Research – Your Input is Requested

In partnership with Equifax, Aite Group is conducting research about current fraud trends at U.S. financial institutions. We would greatly value your perspective on this important topic.   We plan to close the survey on Sunday, April 9, so please respond as soon as possible. All responses will be reported anonymously and in aggregate only. Individual [Read More…]

CBA Live 2017: Visit Equifax at Booth 56!

Ready to drive growth and better protect your business? We’ll show you how at CBA Live! April 3 – 5, 2017 at the Gaylord Texan, Dallas, TX Equifax booth # 56 You’ve known for years that Equifax helps your business mitigate risk. In fact, we’ve been known primarily as a credit reporting agency, helping U.S. [Read More…]

Walking the Tightrope: Striking the Balance Between Fraud Prevention and User Experience

Application fraud and account takeover are rapidly rising in the U.S. (a trend which promises to get worse before it gets better) and many financial institutions (FIs) are scrambling to deploy mitigating controls. At the same time, the rising bar of customer expectations is pressuring FIs to remove friction and increase functionality to create seamless [Read More…]

Are you Failing or Prevailing Against Fraud?

The growth of identity fraud shows few signs of slowing and technology has enabled easier access to consumer data that savvy fraudsters use to build synthetic IDs. These fake IDs are then used to acquire phone, cable, electricity and related services. Particularly in the communications and utilities industries, access to stolen identities is higher than [Read More…]

Trended Data – Minimize Risk and Head-Off Default

Today’s static consumer credit profile provides a limited understanding of financial behaviors and risk profiles. Delivering a more dynamic view of consumers, trended data helps you see the trajectory of spending and repayment behaviors by analyzing consumers’ financial behaviors over a set period of time. Compared to the static snapshot view you get from a [Read More…]

2016 Resource Round-Up: Insights at Your Fingertips

Equifax shares a number of resources created to help you grow and protect your business 2016 was an exciting and eventful year across the financial services industry. As we prepare for the year ahead, we wanted to provide a look-back at the many resources created to support your business in the past year. In the [Read More…]

Mobile commerce shines bright in online shopping

Equifax shares how to optimize your consumer mobile experience at Open Mobile Summit The 2016 holiday shopping season got off to a roaring start, particularly for the mobile channel which is seeing historically high sales. For the first time ever, online sales from mobile devices such as tablets and smartphones topped $1 billion during the [Read More…]

It’s the most, won-der-ful time of the year…for mobile

Is your mobile commerce channel optimized to drive revenue and mitigate fraud? Consumers love their mobile devices, and no time is it more evident than during the holidays when retail sales soar across mobile channels. In 2015, holiday sales from smartphones and tablets grew by more than 25 percent over 2014, to represent nearly one-third [Read More…]