Year: 2014

by Ken Meiser

Ken Meiser

By now many of you have probably seen the reports of somewhat disappointing Black Friday turnout from the National Retail Federation,1 but an analysis of transaction volumes of businesses participating in the ID Network® over the shopping weekend, …

by Aaron Kline

Aaron Kline

With Cyber Monday and the holiday shopping season just around the corner, merchants have much to be excited about. According to, “U.S. retail e-commerce will grow 16.6 percent this holiday season, up from last year’s 15.3 percent rise.” In …

by Patrick Reemts

CFPB Director Richard Cordray’s recent comments about the methods banks are using to screen consumers and evaluate risk in the checking account space1 has caught the attention of the industry. While we’re all aware of the financial realities of

by Aaron Kline

Aaron Kline

This is an exciting time to be in the payments industry. The U.S. deadline for the EMV chip-and-PIN migration is officially less than one year away,1 and Apple Pay recently became available to iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus …

by Stephen Coggeshall

Dr. Steve Coggeshall

A new study from ID:A Labs shows that the average fraud rate for synthetic identities has increased more than 100 percent since 2010. Synthetic identity fraud has become a significant and growing problem for multiple reasons. A major contributing factor …