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Kroll Factual Data in Cooperation with Ellie Mae Inc.

Kroll Factual Data, Inc. (“Kroll Factual Data”), a leading provider of independent verification services to mortgage lenders, banks, credit unions and property management firms, and Ellie Mae, Inc., a leading provider of enterprise-level, on-demand automated solutions for the residential mortgage industry, announced today the addition of several Kroll Factual Data product integrations into Encompass360®, Ellie Mae’s end-to-end residential mortgage management ... Read More »

Equifax 2012 Full Year Revenues Grew by 10.2%

Equifax continues with a stellar performance.  Its Q4 US Consumer Information Solutions grew by 9% and 16% for the full year.  North American Commercial Solutions returned to growth in Q4 to 4%, for the full year up 1%. The company reported revenue of $558.1 million in the fourth quarter of 2012, a 9.5 percent increase from the fourth quarter of ... Read More »

Experian Provides Authentication Services to Cardplatforms

Experian announced that it is providing prepaid card service provider Cardplatforms with global authentication services. The partnership will help Cardplatforms roll out prepaid cards worldwide. Experian explained that it will lend its Prove-ID and AutoDoc-ID services to Cardplatforms in an effort to help in providing data verification, fraud screening and online document authentication. The deal will specifically bolster Cardplatforms’ payroll ... Read More »

CRIF S.p.A. Establishes Office in Indonesia

CRIF, a company specializing in the development and management of credit reporting, business information and decision support systems, has opened an office in Jakarta, Indonesia, as part of its regional expansion strategy.  With existing operations in China, and partnerships in Vietnam, India and Bangladesh, the new representative office in Indonesia will strengthen the company’s presence in the country as well ... Read More »

Law Society names Experian’s 192business as Preferred Identity Supplier

Law Society names Experian’s 192business as preferred identity supplier Experian® announced that its 192business unit has been selected by the Law Society as its preferred supplier of electronic identity verification tools for anti-money laundering purposes. 192business, part of Experian since it was acquired in March 2012, provides organisations with a range of identity verification tools, including personal data verification, fraud ... Read More »

LexisNexis(R) Announces FraudPoint(R) Solutions

LexisNexis(R) Risk Solutions announced the availability of FraudPoint(R) solutions to help lenders and financial service firms prevent fraud by analyzing and predicting behavioral patterns of fraudsters and other suspicious identities. Organizations using FraudPoint will benefit by being able to approve more applications for services while limiting exposure to fraud using advanced scoring methodologies and the industry’s largest compilation of identity ... Read More »

D&B Launches Hoover’s Optimizer™

D&B Launches Hoover’s Optimizer™ Enabling Marketing Pros to Transform Customer and Prospect Data into Actionable Insight D&B (NYSE: DNB), has launched Hoover’s Optimizer, an add-on module for Hoover’s Online, designed to help small and medium-sized businesses cleanse and enrich their customer and prospect data to increase ROI on sales and marketing campaigns.  Hoover’s Optimizer combines the ease of self-service with ... Read More »

Verisk Analytics Forms Verisk Crime Analytics Division

Verisk Analytics, Inc. a leading source of information about risk, announced today the formation of Verisk Crime Analytics.  The division reflects the company’s recent growth in crime analytics as well as the market potential in this area. As a result of recent product launches and acquisitions, Verisk now owns and operates national crime databases that provide services to the construction, ... Read More »

LifeLock Strengthens Market Position through Acquisition of ID Analytics

LifeLock, Inc. (www.lifelock.com) and ID Analytics, Inc. announced 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. To complete the acquisition, LifeLock raised over $100 million ... Read More »

Acxiom Information Security Services (AISS) sold to Sterling Infosystems

Acxiom® Corporation (Nasdaq: ACXM), announced the closing of the sale of its background screening business, Acxiom Information Security Services (AISS), to Sterling Infosystems for approximately $74 million. Sterling Infosystems, Inc. (www.sterlinginfosystems.com) founded in 1975, is the leading background screening company in the world with an international presence known for industry leading turn-around-time, customer service and expertise in customizing solutions for ... Read More »