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The Fraud Practice Releases New White Paper Helping Merchants Build the Business Case to Consider Outsourcing Manual Reviews

Since many merchants rely on manual reviews for effective risk management they should be performed in the most cost effective way. This white paper is focused on building the business case for making considerations around maximizing the net benefit of performing manual reviews, whether they are performed internally, by a third party or a combination

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Register for Webinar Discussing Key Findings from 2nd Annual Consumer Authentication Survey on April 16th

The Fraud Practice and CardinalCommerce are hosting a webinar on Thursday April 16th at 2:00 PM ET / 11:00 AM PT to discuss the most significant findings and implications from this year’s Consumer Authentication Survey. All who register for the webinar will receive a free copy of the Use of Consumer Authentication in eCommerce white

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Merchants Should Already be Planning for Increased Fraud Attempts Post-EMV

According to forecasts from Aite Group nearly all credit cards issued in the U.S. will have EMV capabilities by 2018 when CNP credit card fraud losses are expected to reach $6.4 billion in the United States. As EMV cards become commonplace among U.S. cardholders it will make counterfeit card fraud more difficult and drive more

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How Manual Review Metrics Vary Across Small and Large Merchants

It can be difficult for merchants to really understand how well they are performing with manual reviews for online fraud management relative to their peers. In this FraudBlog post we look at merchant reported statistics from three surveys covering merchants of all sizes in North America and the United Kingdom highlighting major differences between high

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Early Warning Acquires Authentify and their Multi-Factor Authentication Technology

Early Warning, the cooperative owned by five of the largest U.S. banks that provides risk management services to financial institutions and payment companies, announced their plans to acquire mobile-based authentication provider Authentify on April 7th while terms of the acquisition were not disclosed. Authentify, which provides multi-factor authentication services primarily centered on mobile devices, was a natural fit

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U.S. House Members Form Congressional Payments Technology Caucus

Four members of the House of Representatives formed a bipartisan committee known as the Congressional Payments Technology Caucus (CPTC) announcing the new group on March 19th. The group’s focus is to serve as a key resource of information for any discussions on future legislation around payment-centric topics such as data security, new payment technologies and

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Amazon’s Dash Button Brings One Click Ordering to a Little Piece of Hardware

On the last day of March Amazon launched their newest feature, the Dash Button. The tiny piece of hardware, about the size of a thumb drive, connects to Wi-Fi and allows consumers to reorder products through Amazon by simply pressing a button. Each Dash Button is brand specific and 18 partners were on board at

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Recent Hiccups Hindering Apple Pay

A recently released consumer survey finds that more than two-thirds of people who attempted using Apple Pay in-store had problems at the point-of-sale and many were not able to make the purchase from their mobile device. These consumer frustrations follow recent news of lax authentication with issuing banks leading to high rates of fraud on

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Get Ready for Facebook’s Foray into Payments

Facebook announced new features to their Messenger service in March allowing users to make P2P payments, but didn’t stop there. They have since announced plans to enable consumers and merchants to communicate via Facebook about purchases, known as Business on Messenger, and have started testing “Buy” buttons directly within advertisements that appear on a user’s

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