Staying Ahead of Fraudsters: Protecting Businesses and Consumers from Fraud w/ Kathleen Peters (Episode 152) #DataTalk

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In this week’s #DataTalk, we chat with Kathleen Peters, Chief Innovation Officer for Experian Decision Analytics North America, about how Experian protects businesses and consumers from fraud. Kathleen talks with us about current trends in identity and fraud prevention, the three types of fraud, and how Experian is helping companies combat fraud and identity theft. Kathleen also discusses the red flags consumers should look for when shopping online to ensure that financial transactions are secure.

Consumers are taking a more active position in managing their identity, and Kathleen delves into some of the ways Experian is helping consumers stay protected against identity theft and fraud.

Check out Experian’s 2021 Global Identity and Fraud Report.

For businesses that want to know more about Experian’s identity and fraud prevention capabilities, visit Experian’s fraud & identity resource center.

Video Highlights from the Conversation:

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You can also catch the full video interview here.

About Kathleen Peters

Kathleen Peters is an Experian leader, with the title of Chief Innovation Officer for Experian Decision Analytics North America. Kathleen joined Experian late in 2013 as the head of business development and international sales for the recently acquired 41st Parameter business in San Jose, California. In 2015, Kathleen was named head of Product Management for the newly formed Fraud and Identity group within Global Decision Analytics. She led her internationally based team to define product strategies, roadmaps, and priorities for Experian’s global fraud and identity portfolio, working in cooperation with regional product teams across the globe. Kathleen was named the interim head of the Global Fraud and Identity business in April 2017 and was promoted to Senior Vice President in June of the same year. In April 2018, she transitioned into the title she has today at Experian.