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Secure Consumer Authentication (SCA) Required for Intra-European eCommerce Beginning September

To maintain compliance with the European Union’s Second Payment Services Directive (PSD2), merchants in Europe will have to perform Secure Consumer Authentication on most non-recurring transactions greater than €30 within the European Economic Area (EAA) starting September 14th. Secure Consumer Authentication, or SCA, refers to consumer authentication services with two factor authentication facilitated by a

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Visa becomes third major card association to join FIDO Alliance

Visa follows Discover and MasterCard’s lead becoming the third card association to join the Fast Identity Online (FIDO) Alliance’s board of directors. The FIDO Alliance is focused on developing standards and technical specifications to make online authentication more secure. The FIDO Alliance was formed in mid-2012 to address two primary issues with online authentication: the

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New technology verifies device users by how they use the touchscreen

Researches at Georgia Tech have developed a security system that recognizes and distinguishes a mobile device user from other people based on patterns, pressure and speed when swiping and tapping touch screens. Successful implementation would provide extra protection against device theft and preventing access to banking, email and other apps or accounts. The new behavior-based

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Use of Consumer Authentication in eCommerce Annual Survey, 2014

The new survey presented by The Fraud Practice and CardinalCommerce asked nearly 450 organizations worldwide the most pertinent questions about consumer authentication to find out how they perceive and use programs such as Verified by Visa and MasterCard SecureCode. The results are presented in a whitepaper called, “Use of Consumer Authentication in eCommerce” and show

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Social media is a gold mine for fraudsters

Visa survey shows 58 percent of consumers are aware of sharing information that could put them at risk. A surprising number of consumers are sharing personally identifiable information via social media platforms to include phone numbers, addresses, mother’s maiden name and even their Social Security Number. It has also been shown that social media users

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Press Release: Reversing the Identity Authentication Lookup

Comparison of the Identity Authentication and Reverse Lookup Techniques Merchants selling goods online and in the CNP channel at one point or another will need to apply techniques to authenticate consumer provided data to determine if it matches or goes together. Merchants typically rely on two common techniques:  Identity Authentication and Reverse Lookups, or in

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Gartner Predicts Rapid Growth in Use of Social Network Identities for e-Retail

Gartner estimates that 5 percent of new retail customers’ identities are based on social network profiles and identities today, but they expect this grow to 50 percent of new retail customer identities by the end of 2015. Read More

 
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