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Payment Fraud

PSD2 and Screen Scraping: Adjusting to a New Reality

Recently put into force throughout the European Union, the Revised Payment Services Directive 2 (PSD2) just might be the most disruptive payments law ever devised. But, aside from launching a new era in open banking, PSD2 also takes on a...

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Alisdair Faulkner
Posted January 22, 2018
Cybercrime

The Cybercrime Story of 2017: A Power Struggle Intensifies

In the wake of yet more large-scale data breaches throughout 2017, the battle against cybercrime has intensified to unprecedented levels. As downstream fraud and identity abuse attacks increase, investments from digital businesses in cutting-edge approaches to protect consumers and grow...

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Alisdair Faulkner
Posted January 17, 2018
Payment Fraud

PSD2 and its Global Impact

While the upcoming PSD2 regulations are focused on banking and financial institutions throughout the European Union, that doesn’t mean the impact won’t be felt elsewhere. After all, the digital economy has turned every business into a global business. Get to...

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Alisdair Faulkner
Posted January 12, 2018
Cybercrime

Australia’s Early Warning Signs to Online Gambling Worldwide

If you’re looking for a microcosm of the rapidly evolving threats facing online gambling captured in a new cybercrime report from ThreatMetrix, look no further than my native Australia. With apologies to Vegas, what happens Down Under doesn’t usually stay...

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Alisdair Faulkner
Posted December 28, 2017
Digital Identity

Identity Verification and the Social Security Number: Is There a Future?

They are just nine little digits, but they have become some of the most important numbers in the digital economy – at least when it comes to identity verification. In the U.S., the Social Security number has become the de...

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Alisdair Faulkner
Posted December 5, 2017
Fraud Prevention

Fraud Prevention: Three “Singles Day” Lessons for Online Retailers

Memo to online retailers: We’re all “Singles” now. With Singles Day 2017 set to shatter last year’s record of $17.8 billion in online sales, the dynamics fueling its success offer key lessons for every retailer looking to achieve revenue growth...

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Alisdair Faulkner
Posted November 10, 2017
Cybercrime

Data Breaches: Fresh Ammunition for Cybercriminals Drives Increase in Cyberattacks

Data breaches have become a common fact of life in the digital economy. But recent months have seen data breaches on a scale that has dominated even mainstream news. For digital citizens, these breaches result in a flurry of activity...

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Alisdair Faulkner
Posted November 7, 2017
Digital Identity

ThreatMetrix ID: The Digital Identity Journey

According to Big Bang theory, the entire universe has been on an evolutionary journey for the past 13.8 billion years. Thankfully, the evolutionary journey for our latest breakthrough, ThreatMetrix ID™, didn’t take quite as long – only nine years. But,...

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Alisdair Faulkner
Posted October 16, 2017
Digital Identity

No Better Time for Digital Identities

It is no secret that we live in a post-data breach world. A simple glimpse at the news serves as a sobering reminder of this fact. One of the most recent breaches, which targeted Equifax, is getting quite a bit...

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Alisdair Faulkner
Posted October 10, 2017
Digital Identity

Identity Proofing: A Holistic Solution for Financial Institutions

One of the foundational challenges that financial services institutions face is understanding who is actually on the other end of a transaction. The solution to this dilemma, according to Javelin Strategy and Research, is a holistic approach that understands the...

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Alisdair Faulkner
Posted October 4, 2017
Alisdair Faulkner

Alisdair Faulkner

Chief Identity Officer, Business Services, LexisNexis Risk Solutions

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