Fraud & Identity Management

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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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Address discrepancies aren’t the end of the road...

One of the handful of mandatory elements in the Red Flag guidelines, which focus on FACTA Sections 114 and 315, is the implementation of...

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What are your thoughts?...

What are your thoughts on the third extension to the Identity Theft Red Flags Rule deadline? Was your institution ready to meet Red Flag......

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Common question about the Red Flags Rule...

Does the rule list the Red Flags? The Identity Theft Red Flags Rule provides several examples of Red Flagsin four separate categories: 1. alerts...

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Response to reader…...

I was recently asked in a comment, "What do we have to do to become compliant?" Great question. There is not a single path...

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Experian Red Flags Rule survey...

As we approach the FTC's May 1, 2009 Red Flags Rule enforcement deadline, we are still working with many of our existing and prospective...

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New Red Flags Rule Federal Trade Commission Web site...

I encourage all of you to have a look at this newly launched Federal Trade Commission Web site dedicated to the Red Flags Rule...

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Consistent compliance-oriented, decisioning strategies...

Regardless of the specific checks and overall processes incorporated into your Red Flags Identity Theft Prevention Program, the use of an automated decisioning strategy...

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Developing and implementing an Identity Theft Preventi...

If the business is a creditor or a “financial institution” (defined as a depository institution) that offers covered accounts, you must develop a Program...

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How are Red Flags presented on the actual credit repor...

The credit reporting agencies will not identify Red Flags, as such, on a credit report. However, there may be certain information on a credit...

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May 1 is a couple months away, but Nov. 1 still matter...

For all you folks who, like me, waited until the last minute to knock out a term paper or class project in school, here...

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Less is not always more....

Red Flags Rule I've heard more than one institution claim that they may limit and even reduce the identity elements (perhaps down to just...

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