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Generic fraud score – best practice, Part 2...

By: Kennis Wong In Part 1 of Generic fraud score, we emphasized the importance of a risk-based approach when it comes to fraud detection....

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Generic fraud score – best practice, Part 1...

By: Kennis Wong In this blog entry, we have repeatedly emphasized the importance of a risk-based approach when it comes to fraud detection. Scoring and...

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Risk based authentication – some best practices ...

In my previous two blog postings, I’ve tried to briefly articulate some key elements of and value propositions associated with risk-based authentication.  In this...

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Risk-based authentication’s value proposition...

In my last blog posting, I presented the foundational elements that enable risk-based authentication.  These include data, detailed and granular results, analytics and decisioning. ...

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Red Flags Rule and commercial accounts...

By: Kristan Keelan Most financial institutions are well underway in complying with the FTC’s ID Theft Red Flags Rule by: 1.  Identifying covered accounts 2. ...

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Small business fraud frequently overlooked...

By: Kristan Keelan What do you think of when you hear the word “fraud”?  Someone stealing your personal identity?  Perhaps the recent news story...

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Why risk-based authentication…and what is it, for that...

The term “risk-based authentication” means many things to many institutions.  Some use the term to review to their processes; others, to their various service...

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The differences between first- and third-party frauds:...

By: Kennis Wong As I said in my last post, when consumers and the media talk about fraud and fraud risk, they are usually referring to...

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The differences between first- and third-party frauds:...

By: Kennis Wong When consumers and the media talk about fraud and fraud risk, nine out of ten times they are referring to third-party...

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There is more to fraud than just identity theft...

By: Ken Pruett I find it interesting that the media still focuses all of their attention on identity theft when it comes to credit-related...

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Do you see what I see?...

By: Heather Grover In my previous blog, I covered top of mind issues that our clients are challenged with related to their risk based...

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What keeps you up at night?...

— by Heather Grover I’m often asked in various industry forums to give talks about, or opinions on, the latest fraud trends and fraud...

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FTC extends Red Flags Rule enforcement deadline…..agai...

There were always questions around the likelihood that the August 1, 2009 deadline would stick. Well, the FTC has pushed out the Red Flag...

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More clarifying language from the drafting agencies...

As I’ve suggested in previous postings, we’ve certainly expected more clarifying language from the Red Flags Rule drafting agencies.  Well, here is some pretty...

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FTC’s Red Flags enforcement deadline extension i...

We at Experian have been conducting a survey of visitors to our Red Flag guidelines microsite (www.experian.com/redflags). Some initial findings show that approximately 40 percent of...

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