Month: March 2018

Build vs. Buy – Final Four

By PJ Rohall / Mar 30, 2018

Preventing fraud is already challenging without adding the confusion of what to build in-house and what to purchase from vendors. There is no standard answer…

How Trusting Your Customers Is Like Baking a Cake

By Ronald Praetsch / Mar 27, 2018

Static authentication is broken The year 2017 saw the most data security breaches in history, surpassing 2016’s record of 1091 breaches. Since 2013, over nine…

Merchant Fraud Losses Rise 7% in 2017

By Ronen Shnidman / Mar 22, 2018

Merchants’ total fraud losses rose 7% year on year in 2017 to 4.09% of total orders received, according to the Ecommerce Fraud Index figures released…

4 Tips for Handling Friendly Fraud

By Tonya Robertson / Mar 21, 2018

You may have heard of the term friendly fraud but what is it really and why is it one of the most talked about fraud…

Zensed: A Fraud Solution Shaped Like Jell-O

By Ronen Shnidman / Mar 19, 2018

Zensed is an anti-fraud company based in Europe with representation in Sweden, U.K. & the U.S. Its founders operate high risk payment gateways around the…

American Express Invests in 2 Israeli Anti-Fraud Startups

By Ronen Shnidman / Mar 15, 2018

American Express Ventures announced strategic investments in two U.S.-Israeli anti-fraud startups this week. BioCatch, a behavioral biometrics startup, closed a $30 million round of growth…

3 Machine Learning Solutions Launch for Finance, Auto Loans & Groceries

By Ronen Shnidman / Mar 12, 2018

Three separate machine learning fraud solutions targeting credit card issuers, auto loans and online groceries were released last week by Fiserv, PointPredictive and Ocado Technology, respectively.…

You Study Fraudsters But Fraudsters Study You

By Brett Johnson / Mar 8, 2018

I recently came across an interesting post on one of the many underground criminal websites I monitor daily. It is advice intended for fraud managers…

Signifyd, ACI Worldwide launch partner solutions for Magento, airlines

By Ronen Shnidman / Mar 1, 2018

Fraud prevention vendor Signifyd announced this week a strategic partnership with Corra, a digital agency serving primarily fashion, beauty and lifestyle brands retailers on the…