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LexisNexis® Risk Solutions (LNRS) enables businesses to verify and authenticate physical and digital identities in near real time, providing customers with solutions and decision tools that combine public and industry-specific content with advanced technology and analytics. This assists our customers in evaluating and predicting risk, while also helping to enhance operational efficiency.

A multi-layered, risk-assessment fraud defence strategy is the future of identity management and the best way to protect businesses and consumers alike. LNRS helps businesses to optimise the online experience by combining frictionless, market-leading risk-based authentication (RBA) with low-friction strong customer authentication (SCA) strategies to help ensure the person on the other end of the transaction isn’t a fraudster.

Verifying Physical Identity

By combining data derived from the leading UK credit bureaus (including Experian and Equifax) with our proprietary consumer data universe, we offer market-leading data coverage. Our patented data record linking technology, LexID®, offers a single, more comprehensive customer view, across the most established consumer datasets in the UK to verify customer identity and fulfil KYC requirements.

Verifying Digital Identity

The LexisNexis® Digital Identity Network® collects and processes global shared intelligence from millions of daily consumer interactions including logins, payments, and new account applications. Using this information, the ThreatMetrix solution creates a unique digital identity for each user by analysing the myriad connections between devices, locations, and anonymized personal information. It provides a 360-degree view of customers by merging offline and online data in near real time to establish true digital identities. It [can / helps to] detect synthetic and stolen identities as well as unusual behaviour such as location anomalies, new email addresses originating from the same device, or new shipping addresses

LexisNexis® Risk Solutions (is wholly owned by RELX Group, a leading publisher and information provider that serves customers in more than 100 countries with approximately 33,000 employees worldwide.  The shares of RELX PLC are traded on the London, Amsterdam and New York Stock Exchanges using the following ticker symbols: London: REL; Amsterdam: REN; New York: RELX.

Main office address

Global Reach
Dunleavy Drive
CF11 0SN

Telephone number

+44 (0)2920 678 555


Key Products / Services / Sectors (USPs)

LexisNexis® Risk Solutions serves the top global banks, market leading insurance providers and other FTSE 100 organisations to provide solutions to assess risk and manage identity. With decades of experience in analysing and delivering data, we have developed industry-specific solutions to help our customers better understand their customers and optimise their businesses.

We use a proprietary statistical linking technology in combination with our own unique identifier, the LexID®, to resolve, match and manage information for 50 million UK consumer identities. This patented linking and clustering method is the machine behind many LexisNexis® Risk Solutions products that leverage authentication, verification and other identity management capabilities.   

LexisNexis IDU® is one of the leading electronic identity verification systems in the UK. It enables businesses to confidently verify an individual’s identity, comply with AML guidelines, and ensure that potential customers encounter a seamless and unobtrusive verification process. IDU represents a quick and easy solution to confirm a client is who they say they are, while also flagging any potential risk.  The LexisNexis IDU® Mobile App gives a secure way to verify consumers using their identity documents and facial biometrics. Customers are able to confidently confirm that the identity presented belongs to the individual claiming it.  


Area of focus


Internal services (enterprise)

Identity provisioning (IdP)





On-board RPs

Offer translation of protocols

Handles federation

Attribute brokerage

Can capture self-asserted

Can verify self-asserted

Can integrate with third parties

Verification services/support

Supply verification

Utilise verification services





Mobile device

Data store functionality

Attribute storage

Attribute sharing

Configurable for specific sectors (e.g. health)

Account management for users



On request

Account recovery


Help desk

Channel support




Digital assistant


Protocol support

SAML 2.0




Third party capability





Risk-based authentication

Anti-fraud support

Data minimisation support

Consent management

Variable registration (multi-user journey support)

Support for accessibility

Logging and audit

Billing system

User Journeys


Offline options, incl. F2F

Upgrade paths to increase assurance levels over time

Creation of delegated accounts


To modify system behaviour

For risk-based authentication

To use events to drive transactions

To manage user journeys, including verification

To handle LOA upgrades/downgrades

API available



Supports eID






Main point of contact


Phone: +44 (0)2920 678 555