Paperless Banking: Leaving the Mailbox Door Wide Open for Fraud

In our last post, we discussed how paperless banking has unwittingly created a multi million-dollar return mail problem, particularly for smaller institutions that can ill afford wasteful spending. Today, we want to talk about how paperless banking may be giving …

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Date Posted: December 1, 2015 Author: Jack Sundstrom Category:   Featured, IDI Blog,

Paperless Banking: A Weak Link in Customer Relationships

The digital age has brought convenience and immediacy – not to mention lower costs – to the way banks communicate with customers. However, paperless banking has inadvertently created a weak link in the customer communication chain: stale addresses. Without a …

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Authentication is a Speed Bump for Fraudsters (and for Legitimate Customers)

Somebody logs on to your online banking site to change their mailing address. No big deal, right? People move all of the time, so an address change performed online seems perfectly reasonable. Now, a couple of days later that same …

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When the Customer does NOT Tell You They Moved: Addressing Red Flag Compliance Gaps

An anxious and overwhelmed driver pulls a U-Haul truck into the driveway of the home he just sold. The driver has a lot on his mind and attempted to put together a complete list of things he needed to get …

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EMV Ain’t Cheap, Baby: How card issuers can mitigate risk, save money and protect customers

Fraud of any kind is costly for card issuers, and not just for the obvious reasons. With millions of cards – as many as 650 million – being re-issued in 2015 as part of an industry-wide transition to EMV “chip …

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Trying to solve today’s Address Change problems with yesterday’s tools

In a well-aged Minneapolis neighborhood, not far from my office, there is a typewriter repair shop. Every time I drive by, I find myself peering into the shop windows looking for signs of life. I certainly wish the owner of …

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ID Insight Debuts Next Generation Address Verification

MINNEAPOLIS (December 17, 2014) — ID Insight today announced the newest release of Safe2Ship, a next-generation address verification solution that is specifically engineered to minimize the costs associated with returned mail, while also reducing fraud risk. While Safe2Ship has several …

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EMV Roll-out Provides 650 Million Reasons to Still Care about Address Changes

If card issuers don’t take steps to verify the best address and screen for account takeover during EMV roll-out, a mass re-issue may become a massive headache.

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Account Takeover Fraud: Are you being “set-up” to fail?

According to a report published earlier this year by Javelin, account takeover attacks are on the rise. Another survey published by Bank Info Security suggested the same, and went on to report that the industry has increased its spending on …

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Date Posted: October 29, 2014 Author: Matt Schraan Category:   Featured, IDI Blog,

Home Depot Breach Exposes Vulnerabilities with EMV Roll-out

The Home Depot breach reveals potential fraud vulnerabilities as the industry prepares for EMV migration.

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Date Posted: October 10, 2014 Author: Adam Elliott Category:   Featured, IDI Blog,
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