2012 News Releases
November 14, 2012
ID Analytics Uncovers More than 10,000 Identity Fraud Rings in the U.S.
There are more than 10,000 identity fraud rings in the U.S. according to a new study released today by ID Analytics' ID:A Labs. An identity fraud ring is a group of people actively collaborating to commit identity fraud. This study is the first to investigate the interconnections of identity manipulators and identity fraudsters to identify rings of criminals working in collaboration.
October 4, 2012
68 Million Americans Believe it's OK to Strategically Default on Mortgages
Nearly 68 million U.S. adults (32 percent) believe homeowners should be able to strategically default on their mortgages without any consequences, according to recent survey results revealed yesterday at Advance 2012, ID Analytics' 10th consumer risk conference. The survey of 1,026 U.S. adults, conducted online by JZ Analytics last month on behalf of ID Analytics, also found that 28 million Americans (13 percent) would likely strategically default on a mortgage and 36 million Americans (17 percent) know someone who has strategically defaulted on a mortgage.
October 2, 2012
ID Analytics and iovation Partner to Fight Online Fraud
ID Analytics, Inc., a leader in consumer risk management, announced today the first partnership agreement of its kind for ID Analytics with iovation. With this partnership, iovation's device reputation technology will be integrated into ID Analytics' identity risk management products and services, providing customers with new, innovative identity fraud mitigation capabilities.
September 12, 2012
ID Analytics Introduces Fraud Detection Solution to Combat Credit Muling
ID Analytics, a leader in fraud detection and prevention protection for mobile phone carriers, today introduced ID Score® First Party Fraud, a new credit muling detection product developed on behalf of several of the nation’s leading wireless carriers. Often referred to as "credit muling" or "equipment gaming," first party fraud is a type of fraud that occurs when consumers use their true identities and personal information to apply for multiple, high-value products with no intention of honoring their contractual agreements.
September 10, 2012
LifeLock names former Yahoo! Executive Hilary Schneider as President
LifeLock, Inc., an industry leader in proactive identity theft protection, announced today that Hilary Schneider has been appointed President of LifeLock. LifeLock's Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer, Todd Davis will maintain an active leadership role in the overall direction and strategy for the business.
August 28, 2012
Lifelock Files Registration Statement for Proposed Initial Public Offering
LifeLock, Inc., an industry leader in identity theft protection, announced today that it has publicly filed a registration statement on Form S-1 with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) relating to a proposed initial public offering of its common stock. The number of shares to be offered and the price range for the offering have not been determined. LifeLock intends to apply to list its common stock on The New York Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol "LOCK".
June 28, 2012
ID Analytics Announces Speaker Lineup for Respected Credit & Identity Risk Management Conference
ID Analytics, Inc., a leader in consumer risk management, today announced the speaker lineup for its 10th annual consumer risk conference, Advance 2012, a dynamic dialogue for identity and credit risk executives. This year’s conference will be held on October 2-4, at the Omni San Diego Hotel. John Zogby, creator of the internationally renowned “Zogby Poll” will deliver the keynote address, offering insights on how the 2012 presidential election process can provide a stronger understanding of consumer sentiment, behavior and market trends.
June 11, 2012
ID Analytics Names Larry McIntosh as CEO
ID Analytics, Inc., a leader in consumer risk management, announced today that Larry McIntosh has been appointed chief executive officer of the company. For almost six years, McIntosh has served as the company’s chief marketing officer responsible for leading the company’s corporate strategy.
April 25, 2012
Digital Industry Showcased in 5th Annual Information Technology Executive of the Year Awards
Stephen Coggeshall of ID Analytics, Inc., was presented the IT Lifetime Achievement Award by The San Diego Business Journal for his breakthrough developments utilizing algorithms to defend against cyber crimes including security breaches and identity fraud. And San Diego State University’s Rich Pickett was selected as the Exemplary Service Award recipient for his technical oversight of major educational facilities and also his humanitarian efforts as a pilot during the earthquake in Haiti, at the Business Journal’s 5th Annual Information Technology Executive of the Year Awards.
April 23, 2012
Identities of Nearly 2.5 Million Deceased Americans Misused Each Year
The identities of nearly 2.5 million deceased Americans are used improperly to apply for credit products and services each year, according to a new study released today from ID Analytics’ ID:A Labs. This is the first study to examine the extent of fraudsters improperly using a deceased person’s identity to establish credit accounts.
April 9, 2012
ID Analytics to Host 10th Identity and Credit Risk Management Conference
ID Analytics, Inc. will host Advance 2012, its 10th Consumer Risk Management Conference, October 2 – 4, 2012, at the Omni San Diego Hotel. The Advance events have established a dynamic dialogue for credit and identity risk executives. This year’s conference will explore what we can learn about consumer sentiment from the upcoming election, how the boost in lending and spending is leading to increased risk through new channels, and why new technologies are presenting both competitive advantages for organizations and new areas of risk for the consumers they serve.
March 19, 2012
Zoot and ID Analytics Partnership Strengthens Demand Deposit Account Opening
Zoot, a leading provider of advanced instant credit decisioning and loan origination solutions, today announced effective demand deposit account (DDA) opening solutions for today's lending environment at the CBA LIVE 2012 Banking on the Future conference. Zoot's zInitiate℠ solution integrates ID Analytics, Inc.'s credit and identity risk score to improve the accuracy of banks' decisions at account opening. The companies' real-time capabilities support more profitable DDA opening by reducing losses and improving offer acceptance.
March 14, 2012
LifeLock Strengthens Market Position through Acquisition of ID Analytics
LifeLock, Inc. and ID Analytics, Inc. announced today the completion of a strategic acquisition that brings together a leader in consumer identity theft protection services with a leader in enterprise identity risk management. Together, LifeLock and ID Analytics will be able to help both consumers and enterprises manage their identity risk.
March 6, 2012
ID Analytics Announces Publication of Foundation of Predictive Analytics
ID Analytics, a leader in consumer risk management, today announced a new book co-authored by the Company's Chief Technology Officer, Dr. Stephen Coggeshall. Written by Dr. James Wu and Dr. Coggeshall, the book titled Foundations of Predictive Analytics, draws on the authors' two decades of experience in applied modeling and data mining to offer the reader a comprehensive overview of applied analytics.
March 2, 2012
ID Analytics to Host Online Discussion with Regulators on Key Compliance Laws and Regulations
To help organizations determine myth from reality when it comes to compliance, ID Analytics, a leader in consumer risk management, will host a webinar discussing the key privacy-related laws and regulations that pose compliance challenges to organizations. Featuring experts from the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and U.S. Treasury, the webinar will take place on Thursday, March 15, 2012 at 3:30 p.m. Eastern Standard Time.