More than one million people around the world become victims of identity theft every day. The resulting impact of financial losses and emotional consequences can be devastating and long lasting. As a digitally-advanced region, Europe experiences disproportionately elevated attack levels compared to many parts of the world. In fact, since 2015 European cybercrime has risen by 66 per cent.
Experian's CyberAgent has been specifically developed to tackle the growing threat of identity theft. It is a proprietary internet surveillance technology that proactively detects stolen personally identifiable information (PII) and compromised confidential data online. CyberAgent is the only identity monitoring solution developed for international proactive cyber detection.
Extracting data from dark web services, hacker communities and web pages using proprietary CyberAgent technology and highly trained analyst teams. We analyse and monitor over 600,000 web pages and queries 24 hours a day, allowing us to automatically collect individual data being distributed illegally.