Trade Ledger and Equifax extend partnership to support bid for Capability & Innovation Fund (CIF) to transform SME credit scoring
Jun29

Trade Ledger and Equifax extend partnership to support bid for Capability & Innovation Fund (CIF) to transform SME credit scoring

Trade Ledger, the global banking platform, and Equifax, the consumer and business insights expert, have announced an extended partnership for the UK market which will bid for the BCR Capability and Innovation fund. The fund is part of the RBS Alternative Remedies Package, designed to improve the financial products and services available to small and medium enterprises. Trade Ledger’s advanced loan origination and servicing technology,...

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Equifax partners with HooYu for digital customer onboarding and KYC journey tech
May26

Equifax partners with HooYu for digital customer onboarding and KYC journey tech

Equifax, the business and consumer insights expert, has announced a partnership with HooYu, leading customer onboarding and KYC RegTech provider, to expand its range of identity and fraud tools. The strategic partnership will support Equifax clients across regulated and non-regulated sectors that are striving to improve their digital customer onboarding experience, and bolster their anti-fraud processes, while meeting anti-money...

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Exclusive: ‘Credit where it’s due’ – Bis Das, Equifax in “The Fintech Magazine”
Apr26

Exclusive: ‘Credit where it’s due’ – Bis Das, Equifax in “The Fintech Magazine”

Equifax saw an early opportunity to demonstrate that open banking could have a positive impact on its clients’ lending. Solution Design Consultant Bis Das says its proactive approach has paid off. Open banking in the UK has arguably yet to shake up financial services as dramatically as some expected, but one area in which it has certainly made an impact is credit scoring.  The open banking rules, which came into force for nine major...

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Bis Das, Equifax on the past, present and future of data utilization
Apr09

Bis Das, Equifax on the past, present and future of data utilization

  Bis Das, Equifax on the past, present and future of data utilization

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Credit reference agencies unite to confirm that credit scores will be protected during COVID-19
Apr06

Credit reference agencies unite to confirm that credit scores will be protected during COVID-19

The three major credit reference agencies (CRAs), Experian, Equifax and TransUnion have confirmed that consumer credit scores will be protected when people have agreed ‘payment holidays’ in place as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. Payment holidays refer to a pause agreed between an individual and their lender on regular loan payments. Earlier this month the government announced that homeowners impacted by the crisis can ask their...

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Bis Das, Equifax on seeing open banking as an opportunity… and actually taking action on it
Apr02

Bis Das, Equifax on seeing open banking as an opportunity… and actually taking action on it

  Bis Das, Equifax on seeing open banking as an opportunity… and actually taking action on it

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Bis Das, Equifax on the value of transactional data
Mar26

Bis Das, Equifax on the value of transactional data

  Bis Das, Equifax on the value of transactional data

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Bis Das, Equifax on collaboration in the industry
Mar17

Bis Das, Equifax on collaboration in the industry

  Bis Das, Equifax on collaboration in the industry

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Bis Das, Equifax on HSBC using Equifax to go live with Open Banking
Mar12

Bis Das, Equifax on HSBC using Equifax to go live with Open Banking

  Bis Das, Equifax on HSBC using Equifax to go live with Open Banking

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Bis Das, Equifax on what is an AISP is?
Mar05

Bis Das, Equifax on what is an AISP is?

  Bis Das, Equifax on what is an AISP is?

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Equifax partners with rent reporting innovator CreditLadder to improve tenants’ access to credit
Mar05

Equifax partners with rent reporting innovator CreditLadder to improve tenants’ access to credit

Equifax, the business and consumer insights expert, is partnering with CreditLadder.co.uk, the UK’s largest rent reporting platform, to include rental payment data in Equifax credit assessments. The collaboration is a boost for the thousands of tenants who use CreditLadder, enabling people who pay their rent on time to access credit at fairer rates. The partnership is a major step forward to level the playing field between people with...

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Bis Das, Equifax on the factors made the partnership between Equifax and AccountScore so successful
Feb27

Bis Das, Equifax on the factors made the partnership between Equifax and AccountScore so successful

Bis Das, Equifax on the factors made the partnership between Equifax and AccountScore so successful

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Quality of data is top priority for credit industry in 2020 and beyond
Feb17

Quality of data is top priority for credit industry in 2020 and beyond

Improving data and the quality of decisions are two of the top strategic priorities for credit management professionals in the next three years. A new study of credit management professionals from Equifax Ignite reveals nearly three quarters (72%) believe there is scope for future improvement of data analytics at their current companies. The study, in collaboration with Coleman Parkes, takes a deep dive into the views of credit...

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The Fintech Magazine Issue 15
Jan23

The Fintech Magazine Issue 15

Paris FinTech Forum is upon us – and what better way to kick off the new fintech decade!  In this of The Fintech Magazine, the Forum’s ever-energetic Founder Laurent Nizri takes stock of the five years since it launched and offers some 20/20 vision on the shape of financial technology to come. While the world heads to Paris, for this issue of The Fintech Magazine, we sent our intrepid digital explorers to the far side of the earth to...

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Equifax launches Commercial Credit Data Sharing solution to support SME lending 
Feb05

Equifax launches Commercial Credit Data Sharing solution to support SME lending 

Equifax has launched a new solution to support the government Commercial Credit Data Sharing (CCDS) initiative seeking to stimulate competition and encourage new entrants in SME lending, thereby addressing the shortfall in access to finance. The new Equifax solution gives lenders a comprehensive picture of a businesses’ financial health to facilitate faster and more informed lending decisions. As a government designated credit...

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LendIt Conference 2017: John Vaughan, Equifax
Oct20

LendIt Conference 2017: John Vaughan, Equifax

John Vaughan from Equifax speaks to us at LendIt Conference 2017.

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Equifax Chairman, CEO, Richard Smith Retires
Sep26

Equifax Chairman, CEO, Richard Smith Retires

The Board of Equifax Inc. today announced that Richard Smith will retire as Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer, effective September 26, 2017. The Board of Directors appointed current Board member, Mark Feidler, to serve as Non-Executive Chairman. Paulino do Rego Barros, Jr., who most recently served as President, Asia Pacific, and is a seven-year veteran of the company, has been appointed as interim Chief Executive...

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Equifax CIO Stands Down
Sep18

Equifax CIO Stands Down

Dan Panesar, VP EMEA, Certes Networks, in response to the news that Equifax’s CIO & CSO have stepped down in response to last week’s cybersecurity breaches. As the fall-out of the Equifax breaches continues, it is ever more apparent that not only is maintaining traditional approaches to cybersecurity an open invitation to hackers, but also that the mindset of most CIOs and CISOs needs to change. It’s all good and well having the...

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Equifax LTD (UK) Media Statement
Sep18

Equifax LTD (UK) Media Statement

Equifax Inc. our US parent company announced a cybersecurity incident. As part of its investigation, Equifax has now identified unauthorised access to limited personal information for certain UK consumers. Equifax Ltd. (UK) can now confirm that UK systems are not affected. Equifax Ltd. and TDX Group systems and platforms are entirely separated from those impacted by the Equifax Inc. cybersecurity incident. Regrettably the...

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Comment: Argentine Equifax Security Breach
Sep14

Comment: Argentine Equifax Security Breach

The latest Equifax security breach in its Argentine operations further highlights the industry’s outdated approach to cyber security. The financial services industry is a high profile goldmines for hackers, so why are organisations still exposing their – and their customers’ data – to risk through basic security protocol lapses. It’s not just a case of using more complex login and password details – though the simplicity in this...

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Equifax Data Breach: Gartner Analyst Comment
Sep11

Equifax Data Breach: Gartner Analyst Comment

Our Country has Been Hijacked and Equifax is only the latest casualty By now everyone concerned about cybersecurity has heard of the Equifax hack and potential compromise of over 140 million identity records containing Americans’ most sensitive PII (Personally Identifiable Information).  New reports indicate that British and Canadian citizens’ data were also compromised, which makes sense given that Equifax houses their data too. Of...

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“Equifax lost a Goldmine of Information”: LogRhythm Comments
Sep08

“Equifax lost a Goldmine of Information”: LogRhythm Comments

It has been revealed that Equifax, one of the three major consumer credit reporting agencies in the United States, has suffered a data breach where hackers had access to names, email addresses, social security numbers, driver’s license numbers and other sensitive information concerning 143 million of its customers. Ross Brewer, vice president and managing director EMEA at LogRhythm, had the following comments: “Equifax and its peers...

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Tripwire Comment: Equifax Data Breach
Sep08

Tripwire Comment: Equifax Data Breach

Following the news that approximately 143 million US customers of credit report giant Equifax may have had information compromised in a cyber security breach Tim Erlin, VP, Product Management and Strategy at Tripwire, explains why security teams at other organizations should use this incident as an opportunity to evaluate their own plans: “It’s clearly early days for this news, and we can expect to learn more about the details in the...

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Equifax Announces Cybersecurity Incident Involving Consumer Information
Sep08

Equifax Announces Cybersecurity Incident Involving Consumer Information

No Evidence of Unauthorized Access to Core Consumer or Commercial Credit Reporting DatabasesCompany to Offer Free Identity Theft Protection and Credit File Monitoring to All U.S. Consumers Equifax Inc. announced a cybersecurity incident potentially impacting approximately 143 million U.S. consumers. Criminals exploited a U.S. website application vulnerability to gain access to certain files. Based on the company’s investigation,...

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FIS and Equifax Unveil OnlyID
Aug23

FIS and Equifax Unveil OnlyID

FIS and global information solutions company Equifax® have teamed up to improve consumer experiences by bringing new levels of convenience and security to consumers challenged with maintaining multiple usernames and passwords to protect themselves from financial fraud and identity theft. The two companies jointly offer OnlyID, an identity verification solution that provides a higher level of account protection and personal control...

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