Industry reacts to Equifax data breach

Etienne Greeff is the cofounder and CTO of SecureData, a provider of cybersecurity services and solutions. “The news on the hack against credit reporting firm Equifax is a textbook example of how not to handle a data breach effectively. Over ...

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H&R Block warns public on rising tax refund frauds

As Americans prepare to file their tax returns, H&R Block is warning them to protect themselves from stolen tax identity refund fraud. In 2013, the IRS identified nearly three million possible fraudulent returns and more than $5 billion in fraudulent ...

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Complexity in fin-tech means greater need for ID security

The recent Money20/20 exhibition area was packed with ID and alt-data source exhibitors. Equifax Assistant Vice-President of Product Management Jeff Knott said the industry has long recognized the limitations of standard identification methods and has worked to complement them by ...

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