Authentication: The Thieves Already Know the Answers

High profile attacks on federal government information systems have dominated the headlines in recent weeks. While the tactics used to execute these attacks vary, they share a common and unfortunate root cause – our widespread over-dependence on supposed “private” information …

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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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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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Not all Data Breaches are Created Equal

If you have not yet tripped across the phrase “data breach,” then you must have been holed up on some island or hibernating in a cave for the past few years. Data breaches have become everyday news and many times …

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Date Posted: January 30, 2014 Author: Category:   Featured, IDI Blog,

Changing Approaches for Dealing with Address Changes

As with all industries, it is vital to stay informed with the most recent information and research. After all, you wouldn’t go fishing with last week’s bait.  Since our 2012 best practices approach white paper on how to effectively deal …

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What Impact Will No Saturday Delivery of Mail Have on Fraud

A few days ago, the United States Postal Service (USPS) announced that beginning in August, 2013, mail will no longer be delivered on Saturdays.  The primary reason cited is that we can save $2 billion per year in costs.  (click …

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Mobility Report in the U.S. 2012

Since the housing crash of 2008, the ways and reasons in which people have changed their address or moved has shifted, and often dramatically.  We heard about the record foreclosures, job loss statistics and drop of housing valuations.  These macro …

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Date Posted: October 17, 2012 Author: Category:   Featured, IDI Blog,

ID Insight Announces SEEK Technology

08.16.12 | Business Wire | “Minnesota-based data and analytics company ID Insight has announced its SEEKsm (Search Engine Encryption Kit) technology. This patent-pending search platform offers a blazing fast and feature-rich searching experience, but without compromising the security of sensitive data. By …

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As the World Turns – OR – As the Address Changes

We recently published a new White Paper – “Dealing Effectively with Address Changes – A Best Practices Approach”. In this White Paper, we discuss how address changes typically cost institutions over $12 per change and how there are hundreds and …

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Date Posted: June 12, 2012 Author: Category:   Featured, IDI Blog,

BIG DATA – IS IT ALL HYPE?

No. OK – I will expand that answer a bit. The term “Big Data” is becoming much more mainstream these days as most readers of this know. In fact – it is tending to become a bit over-used these days. …

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Date Posted: May 16, 2012 Author: Category:   Featured, IDI Blog,
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