Keir Breitenfeld

Keir Breitenfeld is a senior business consultant supporting Experian’s fraud and identity clients by translating intimate product and service expertise into risk-based and compliance-based operational and strategic successes. Keir has been with Experian for more than 10 years, most recently as Vice President of Product Management and Marketing for Experian’s Fraud and Identity Solutions business. His responsibilities included stewardship of Experian’s comprehensive set of consumer and commercial authentication products and platforms. His background prior to joining Experian in 2005 includes serving as a Director of Product Management with both HNC Software and Fair Isaac Corporation and leading fraud detection and prevention units at Fleet/Advanta Credit Card Services and Capital One Financial Corporation. Keir recently spent time with FinTech start-up, Trulioo, a global identity bureau, where he worked with partners worldwide to maximize market penetration and operational performance in KYC/AML related use cases. Prior to entering the financial services arena, Breitenfeld served in the U.S. Navy as a surface warfare officer aboard the guided missile frigate USS Estocin (FFG-15). He earned a Bachelor of Science in criminology from Auburn University and a Master of Business Administration from Duke University.

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Shining a light on synthetic identity fraud...

Experian on the State of Identity podcast In today’s environment, any conversation on the identity management industry needs to include some mention of synthetic...

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Five ways for government to modernize identity proofin...

The sheer range of dynamic and emerging fraud tactics can impede agencies from achieving security. These threats must be met with a variety of...

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Synthetic ID in a post breach world...

The data to create synthetic identities is available. And the marketplace to exchange and monetize that data is expanding rapidly. The fact that hundreds...

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Mitigating Synthetic ID Fraud...

The creation of synthetic identities (synthetic id) relies upon an ecosystem of institutions, data aggregators, credit reporting agencies and consumers. All of which are...

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FinCEN and email-compromise fraud...

How will the FinCEN revisions impact your business? (Part 2) I recently discussed the new FinCEN requirements to Customer Due Diligence. This time, I’d...

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Reinventing Identity for the Digital Age | Digital ide...

Reinventing Identity for the Digital Age Electronic Signature & Records Association (ESRA) conference I recently had the opportunity to speak at the Electronic Signature...

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FinCEN and Customer Due Diligence requirements...

How will the FinCEN revisions impact your business? (Part 1) Some recently published FinCEN revisions and advisories are causing a stir. First, let’s look at...

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Sifting through the noise around first party fraud...

We all know that first party fraud is a problem. No one can seem to agree on the definitions of first party fraud and...

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Chipping Away at EMV Myths...

What the EMV Shift means for you I recently facilitated a Webinar looking at myths and truths in the market regarding the EMV liability...

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Will EMV save the world?...

What will the EMV shift really mean for consumers and businesses here in the U.S.? Businesses and consumers across the U.S. are still adjusting...

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Fraud Prevention: The delicate balance between custome...

Protecting your customer The impact of fraud on the customer relationship Sadly fraudsters seem to always be one-step ahead of fraud-prevention strategies, causing organizations...

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The Year of Mobile Payments – 2015...

Recently, I sat down to answer three questions for “The Year of Payments – 2015: One Quarter in” for PYMNTS.com on the topic of...

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Keep calm and authenticate on...

Not long ago, I spoke at the eSign Records conference in NYC.  During Q&A, someone asked a question that comes up often:  What is...

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Data breaches, compromised passwords, and hacked crede...

More than ever before, there may now be credence in the view that the majority of consumers’ personally identifiable information (PII), user names and...

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Best Practices in Out-of-Wallet Questions and Device I...

As I’m sure you are aware, the Federal Financial Institutions Examination Council (FFIEC) recently released its, “Supplement to Authentication in an Internet Banking Environment”...

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