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A Connected Payments World Piles On Pressure for Security Pros
The cloud and Internet of Things may excite the payments and technology industries, but they are a source of mounting pressure for in-house data security professionals.  more »
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Hardware security modules have long been a staple in payments network security, but increasing transaction flow and coding in the mobile and digital age can create data bottlenecks with current technology. more »
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Since payment fraud involves many different types of activity the best way to identify suspicious patterns is to integrate disparate data sources, and cross check data from multiple angles. more »
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Some say the U.S. payments infrastructure is a prime target for government-sponsored cybercriminals. But the aged and fragmented nature of our infrastructure could, for once, work in its favor. more »
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Anti-Money Laundering (AML) payment risk is making onboarding very complex, though artificial intelligence (AI) is rapidly maturing and can help. more »
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EMV certification provider Fime is providing validation for chip-based RuPay cards in India to comply with National Payments Corporation of India requirements. more »
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It just was a matter of time before a major brand would experience a data breach in 2016. While the Wendy’s card data breach is under investigation it has reinvigorated a discussion among merchants who want to avoid being the next target (no pun intended). more »
A man reveals his equivalent of a Social Security number, his online banking password and his debit card PIN in an ad produced by Poland's mBank.
Human error opens the door for most cybersecurity incidents. mBank in Poland, U.S. Bank and Bank of the West are working to make consumers more aware of the dangers of bad online habits. more »
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Now's the time for merchants to bolster risk management ahead of the coming onslaught of card not present fraud. more »
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Super Bowl attendees are predicted to spend an average of $82.19 on food, decor, team apparel and more, up from $77.88 last year. Total spending for Super Bowl 50 is expected to top a whopping $15.5 billion. more »
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It’s too soon to connect the U.S. EMV migration to a statistical spike in e-commerce crime, but fraudsters already could be reacting to the growth in new chip cards and fast consumer credit approvals by turning to new account fraud, according to Javelin Strategy & Research. more »
U.S. merchants are still reluctant to embrace 3D Secure technology to protect card-not-present transactions, even though it has vastly improved from the initial tedious version that irritated consumers more than a decade ago. more »
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The question of “big data” resilience is now analogous to the global warming situation—it’s a reality with staying power. more »