Consumer Finance Firms Earn Trust through Digital Innovation

By | November 1st, 2019|Banking, Consumer Finance, Credit Cards, Data Breaches, Identity Protection, Industry News, innovation, Loyalty, Product News, The Dark Web|

Consumer finance firms that address these priorities can build customer goodwill and trust. Experian’s Partner Solutions enable consumer finance firms the means to do so quickly with turnkey solutions that have the potential to unlock a new revenue stream.

The AlphaBay and Hansa Takedowns: Good News, but More to the Story

By | July 20th, 2017|Industry News, The Dark Web|

The takedown of two popular dark web marketplaces is making headlines around the world today. The US, Europol and the Netherlands announced that after a global law enforcement operation, AlphaBay, a site with more than 200,000 users and $1 billion in illicit sales, has been shut down. Following AlphaBay’s takedown on July 4th, Europol reported [...]

All Eyes on Encryption: Diving Into IBM’s New Mainframe

By | July 18th, 2017|Data Breaches, Industry News|

Image courtesy of IBM. IBM just released IBM Z, a new mainframe that reportedly can run more than 12 billion encrypted transactions per day – a staggering 18 times faster than any other platform. Since encryption is difficult to do at scale, IBM hopes this mainframe will help banks, healthcare providers, government agencies [...]

How Consumers Can Respond to the Yahoo Breach

By | December 16th, 2016|Industry News|

Yahoo recently disclosed that it has discovered a breach of more than one billion user accounts that occurred in August 2013. This is believed to be a separate attack from the breach Yahoo reported in September. Bob Lord, chief information security officer at Yahoo, said the stolen user account information may include names, email addresses, [...]

Virtual Reality: Real-World Security Concerns

By | December 1st, 2016|Industry News|

Recent advancements in virtual reality (VR) have ushered in one of the most exciting times in technology, with consumers and businesses alike realizing VR’s potential for transforming and enhancing experiences. VR has proven to be so much more than a vehicle for gaming. We’re still in the early stages of understanding the full implications of [...]

How the Election May Affect Cybersecurity for Consumers

By | November 16th, 2016|Industry News|

Regardless of where you stand politically, one thing we can all agree on is that the topic of cybersecurity took a prominent role in this year’s presidential elections – from concerns around hacks at polling sites to alleged cyber-attacks against the candidates themselves. Now that the election period has come to a close, the outcome [...]

A Recap of NCSAM 2016

By | November 4th, 2016|Industry News|

Each October, we band together with other businesses, nonprofits, and agencies to observe National Cyber Security Awareness Month. Now in its 13th year, NCSAM is a collaborative effort between the U.S. Department of Homeland Security and the National Cyber Security Alliance to educate consumers, corporations, and institutions about cybersecurity awareness. The past four weeks we [...]

Friday’s Cyber Attack and Future Threats

By | October 24th, 2016|Industry News|

Photo by: DownDetector Friday was an interesting one for Internet users in the U.S. A large-scale Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attack took down a number of sites including Twitter, Netflix, and Amazon for a large part of the day. Many of us were left with a newfound sense of how much we [...]

The Next Frontier: Cybersecurity in Space

By | October 20th, 2016|Industry News|

Research organization Chatham House made headlines earlier this month with a new report that calls for a “radical review of cybersecurity in space” and points to the rarely discussed, but increasing threat of satellite attacks. As so much of our world’s infrastructure – including GPS navigation, financial transactions, weather and environmental monitoring – relies on [...]

All Eyes on Encryption: Facebook Steps Up Its Game

By | October 13th, 2016|Industry News|

More than 900 million people around the world use Facebook’s Messenger app to communicate with friends and family while on the go. The mobile messenger app is a way for users to communicate privately, but until recently, there hasn’t been much public information available around how Facebook is ensuring these messages are kept private and [...]

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