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How secure is your ‘Data at Rest’?

In a world where millions of customer and contact records are commonly stolen, how do you keep your data safe?  First, lock the door to your office.  Now you’re good, right?  Oh wait, you are still...

Jan Rehorik, Sr. Applications Engineer
Jan Rehorik
Sr. Applications Engineer
June 22, 2017

Fighting Fraud with Big Data

Fraud comes in many forms whether through misrepresentation, concealment or intent to deceive. Traditional methods of identifying and fighting fraud have relied on data analysis to detect anomalies which...

Service Objects
December 22, 2016

The Importance of Encryption

The information age has brought with it both convenience and risk. Consumers, for example, love the convenience of shopping online, yet they certainly don’t want their personal and sensitive...

Aki Stankoski, Application Engineer
Aki Stankoski
Application Engineer
December 15, 2016

Using Geolocation Technology to Fight Fraud

Good news – someone wants to place a large online order for one of your company’s products, shipped to their business in the United States. But in reality, this person is a scammer from some boiler room...

Carolyn Healey, Director of Marketing
Carolyn Healey
Director of Marketing
November 17, 2016

Protecting Yourself from High Risk IP Fraud

With the holiday season upon us, online sales surge with customers seeking to place orders with retailers. But not all orders, form submissions, and lead generation efforts are legitimate. Building fraud...

Service Objects
November 8, 2016

How Much Is Bad Contact Data Costing Your Organization?

Collecting visitor and customer data through a variety of channels allows you to quickly grow your contact list. When contact information comes in, your company is provided many new opportunities to expand...

Carolyn Healey, Director of Marketing
Carolyn Healey
Director of Marketing
October 27, 2016

Why Fraud is Growing, And What You Can Do About It

Few industries or investments grow at a year-over-year rate exceeding ten percent nowadays. But one area that – unfortunately – has had bright growth prospects is retail fraud. Which means that one of the...

Carolyn Healey, Director of Marketing
Carolyn Healey
Director of Marketing
September 29, 2016

How To Have a Happy, and More Profitable, Holiday Season

The holidays are approaching. For many merchants, this is the busiest and most profitable time of year. Especially if you sell high-ticket items that are popular as gifts. Unfortunately, the holidays are...

Carolyn Healey, Director of Marketing
Carolyn Healey
Director of Marketing
September 20, 2016

Is Email Dying?

A Quora discussion recently got us thinking about the status of email in our day and age. As a company, we know how important email is, since we verify hundreds of thousands of emails a day. It’s...

Rob Manser, Marketing
Rob Manser
Marketing
May 26, 2016

Where Does Bad Data Come From?

We talk a great deal about data quality, validating information, and the impact on our business. Do we ever stop and think where bad data comes from? It’s not like there is some bad part of town where bad...

Rob Manser, Marketing
Rob Manser
Marketing
May 11, 2016

Why We Geek Out Over Name Validation

What’s in a name? Everything — especially if you’re trying to connect with customers and prospects. If you’re emailing, mailing, or calling someone and you have her name wrong,...

Jonas Shaefer, Director of Engineering
Jonas Shaefer
Director of Engineering
April 27, 2016

Cold Calling in an Election Year

This election year has already had its share of surprises and upsets, and it’s just getting started. Political parties and individual campaigns alike are scrambling to reach out to as many members of...

Service Objects
March 17, 2016

Understanding VOIP – Fixed vs. Non-Fixed

What is VOIP? VOIP, which stands for “Voice over IP” encompasses a group of technologies which provides delivery of voice communications over Internet Protocol (IP) networks. VOIP is available as a...

Service Objects
January 21, 2016

How IP Validation Can Help Prevent Fraud

Have you ever been in a business with a sign that says, “We reserve the right to refuse service”? When doing business in person, merchants may be able to detect warning signs of potential...

Service Objects
December 29, 2015

The Benefits And Uses Of Local Number Portability

Local Number Portability (LNP) was introduced to the telecom industry as a means of fighting the monopolistic practices of phone service providers. Prior to LNP being developed, switching telecom carriers...

Service Objects
September 10, 2015

5 Tips To Save Time And Money On Shipping

If you’re like most business owners, finding ways to save time and money is one of your top priorities. After all, a penny saved is a penny earned. One area you might not have paid too much attention...

Rob Manser, Marketing
Rob Manser
Marketing
August 20, 2015

Self-Learning Validation

Have you ever asked Siri to remind you to buy a certain product the next time you’re at the store, call your mom, or fetch the latest movie times? Technology that was once the realm of fantasy has...

Emanuel Fuentes, Sr. Software Engineer
Emanuel Fuentes
Sr. Software Engineer
July 1, 2015

Catch-all Domains Explained

Imagine launching an online business and associating your email address with your business domain. For example purposes, let’s say your domain is XYZ.com and your name is John. Your email address...

Jonas Shaefer, Director of Engineering
Jonas Shaefer
Director of Engineering
June 24, 2015

How to Recover from an Incorrect Address

It happens all the time: customers accidentally provide incorrect addresses. Sometimes autocorrect on their phones or computers is to blame. Other times, it’s an honest mistake. Whatever the reason,...

Rob Manser, Marketing
Rob Manser
Marketing
June 17, 2015

The Anatomy of a Great Contact Record

Many of us work with databases containing row after row of contact records. We tend to think of these databases as a whole, oftentimes referring to a contact database as a “list.” While you may...

Service Objects
March 12, 2015

Why Does a VoIP Line Show My Old Address?

The good old days: You’d move, get a new phone number, and your utility records would show your correct address. Though it wasn’t necessarily ideal, address accuracy pretty much took care of...

Service Objects
January 6, 2015
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