Healthcare Data Explosion Reveals the Need for Protection

Posted on Jun 19 2015 by

Medical Data

Health information security breaches and identity theft have become an epidemic with losses occurring across the country.

In fact, according to a recent Ponemon Institute study sponsored by the Medical Identity Fraud Alliance, medical ID theft has increased by 21.7 percent since 2013. Additionally, data from the Department of Health and Human Services indicates that health data on more than 120 million people has been compromised in more than 1,100 separate breaches since 2009.


Using Data to Manage the Cost of Healthcare

Posted on Jun 17 2015 by


With rising insurance costs, deductibles and copays, some people struggle to afford the out-of-pocket expense that can come with seeking medical treatment. Because of this, some consumers decide not to seek treatment, which could have negative effects on their health and overall well-being.


Summer Study Finds Travelers Overspending, Left Open to Identity Theft Risks

Posted on Jun 17 2015 by

A recent study conducted by Experian showed that a majority of vacationers overspend their budgets and rely on credit cards to provide extra funds. At the extreme end, more than half of millennial vacationers (52 percent) lean heavily on their credit cards, racking up vacation debt they’ll be repaying long after their trip comes to an end.


Automotive Finance Data Signals Good Times for the Market

Posted on Jun 10 2015 by


Nowadays, whenever you hear news about the automotive industry, a negative tone tends to pop up. Whether it’s the increase in lending to subprime consumers, or the lengthening in loan terms, the stories lead one to believe that the industry is headed toward another “bubble.”

However, that’s not necessarily the case. When we look at the data, the automotive finance market actually demonstrates a strong industry as a whole.


Trusted Data Creates Big Data Insight

Posted on Jun 09 2015 by


The term big data tends to be overused in business today. While some refer to it as a technology and others a level of insight, it has come to embody many different data actions, from business intelligence, to analytics and data modelling.

We have become so obsessed with big data that we think we have to have this level of insight as a requirement to running a successful business.


Linking Data Becomes the Biggest Challenge for Global Marketers

Posted on Jun 01 2015 by

Confronted with a vast amount of incoming data, today’s digital marketers are facing an on-going battle to keep up. According to Experian Marketing Services’ 2015 Digital Marketer Report, the biggest hurdles and key priorities for marketers this year are dependent on having accurate, enriched data that can be linked together in a central location for a complete customer view.


Listen to the Data: What You Need to Know About Your HELOC End of Draw Period

Posted on May 27 2015 by


The last decade was a tumultuous financial period for Americans.

In the mid-to-late 2000s, economic activity declined rapidly and marked the largest downturn since the Great Depression. It is estimated that Americans lost nearly $16 trillion of net worth during this time. To make matters worse, unemployment rates doubled. The booming U.S. housing market plummeted along with the stock market which caused a chain reaction in exposing significant flaws within the financial ecosystem.


Credit and Your Home Purchase: Experian Survey Findings

Posted on May 27 2015 by

Buying a home is one of the best times to know about your credit. According to a recent survey by Experian, many of those in the market for a home already know the wisdom of credit score insight. However, only half of recent buyers said they checked their credit when they first considered purchasing a home.