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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Managing your customer accounts at the identity level is ambitious and necessary, but possible Identity-related fraud exposure and losses continue to grow. The underlying...

April 4, 2018 by Keir Breitenfeld

June 2018 will mark the one-year anniversary of the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) release of Special Publication 800-63-3, Digital Identity Guidelines....

March 7, 2018 by Keir Breitenfeld

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...

November 21, 2017 by Keir Breitenfeld

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

November 6, 2017 by Keir Breitenfeld

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

November 1, 2017 by Keir Breitenfeld

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

June 18, 2017 by Keir Breitenfeld

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...

November 21, 2016 by Keir Breitenfeld

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

November 17, 2016 by Keir Breitenfeld

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...

November 15, 2016 by Keir Breitenfeld

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

December 3, 2015 by Keir Breitenfeld

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

November 16, 2015 by Keir Breitenfeld

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...

October 27, 2015 by Keir Breitenfeld

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...

August 20, 2015 by Keir Breitenfeld

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

May 14, 2015 by Keir Breitenfeld

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...

December 10, 2014 by Keir Breitenfeld