Supreme Court Makes Decision on Identity Theft

A unanimous Supreme Court said in May that illegal workers who use falsified IDs can’t be considered identity thieves without proof that they knew they were stealing real people’s Social Security and other numbers! How ridiculous is this? The court, …

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Date Posted: June 11, 2009 Author: Category:   IDI Blog,

Examinations In Process

We are finally beginning to get some good information regarding how banks and credit unions are doing coming out of their initial FACT Act Red Flag audits. The great news is that our clients are being given a passing grade …

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Date Posted: June 2, 2009 Author: Category:   IDI Blog,

Subscription Pricing?

For years, the largest banks have deployed fraud tool after fraud tool. In doing so, the typical end result is a combination of many tools that overlap in form and function. This makes it difficult for institutions to bring in …

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Date Posted: May 14, 2009 Author: Category:   IDI Blog,

What’s in an Address Change?

We’ve been spending the past few years understanding everything there is to know about the ‘risk’ of an address change for financial services companies. We know that this is the leading indicator of account takeover and a major reason for …

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Date Posted: April 20, 2009 Author: Category:   IDI Blog,

Too Busy To Save Money

This economic crisis becomes more of a circus each and every day. It wasn’t too many days ago that Wells Fargo, Chase, and US Bank were being lauded for avoiding the crash that had hit others such as Countrywide, WAMU, …

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Date Posted: March 10, 2009 Author: Category:   IDI Blog,

Here We Go Again

Now we have the Heartland Breach burning up the airwaves. Unless you were stuck in a cabin in the remote wilderness for the past few days, you heard about the most recent data breach of Heartland Payment Systems that resulted …

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Date Posted: January 26, 2009 Author: Category:   IDI Blog,

Score Based Compliance Solutions the New Standard?

Over the past few weeks and months, I have been hearing more and more about our clients and prospects asking for score-based compliance solutions. While this may seem logical, it has not and is not the norm. Historically speaking – …

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Date Posted: January 15, 2009 Author: Category:   IDI Blog,

The Inside Threat

It seems that almost every time we talk to a bank that is dealing with a substantial account takeover issue – it usually comes back to an internal compromise. This is typically some fraudulent employee who has access to account …

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Date Posted: December 10, 2008 Author: Category:   IDI Blog,

Compliance Humor

The following was written by Anita Garrett, CRCM of Jefferson Wells International and printed in the Bankers Online Guru newsletter. Enjoy! “The Creation” In the beginning Was the proposed rule And then came the assumptions And the assumptions were without …

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Date Posted: December 5, 2008 Author: Category:   IDI Blog,

What is the Real FACT Act Opportunity?

Dear Readers, Well – here we are – now one month after the FACT Act compliance deadline. For those of you that expected fireworks and smoking computers – I am sorry to disappoint. While we definitely saw many banks scrambling …

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Date Posted: December 1, 2008 Author: Category:   IDI Blog,
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