Ken Meiser Vice President, Identity Solutions for ID Analytics, Ken Meiser has 20 years of experience in designing and implementing risk mitigation, compliance, and authentication services and products at Cortera, LexisNexis, ChoicePoint, and the National Council on Compensation Insurance. Meiser oversaw the implementation of identity and age verification for several Fortune 500 consumer products and financial services firms, and architected specialty applications to support federal agencies. He has provided expert testimony to state and federal regulators on the best practices in identity and the use of public records and private consumer data. Meiser is a graduate of Florida Atlantic University and served eight years in the U.S. Air Force.

Cyber Monday Hits Record Online Application Volumes: What this Means for Fraud Risk Managers

In our last post, we reported that on Black Friday in-store and online consumers shopped earlier in the day posting record breaking sales, which likely resulted in credit, loan and service application volumes also peaking earlier in the day. …

Black Friday 2017: Credit Applications Peak Early

If you happened to turn on your local news on Thanksgiving evening, you probably saw interviews with shoppers who were camped out at select retailers, some for days, in anticipation of ‘Black Friday’ deals. A national survey by Ebates revealed …

A Modern-Day Frankenstein: Synthetic Identity Fraud

When Victor Frankenstein set out to fashion a new life form with body parts he gathered from multiple corpses, he was unaware of the damage his creation would later inflict on innocent people.1 While Frankenstein’s monster was a fictional …

Black Friday – More Shoppers Means More Credit Applications

Although Black Friday has traditionally marked the start of the holiday shopping season, many retailers start their ‘Black Friday’ sales earlier each year to extend the holiday shopping season.1 Despite some holiday discounts starting early, according to the National …

New Account Fraud is on the Rise – Is There Any Defense?

According to a new study from Javelin, instances of new account fraud more than doubled from 2014 to 2015. This increase in fraud is attributed to a number of factors including the recent transition to EMV combined with a significant …