Kate Fitzgerald is an Arizona-based senior editor for PaymentsSource. Fitzgerald began her journalism career at the San Diego Tribune, and has worked as a reporter and editor at several other publications, including Advertising Age and the Arizona Republic. She covered payments for SourceMedia from 2007 to 2012, and rejoined PaymentsSource in 2015. Fitzgerald is a graduate of Lewis & Clark College and holds a master’s degree from Northwestern University’s Medill School of Journalism.
E-commerce merchants battling fraud that comes from multiple directions often need to use several different solutions that don’t always mesh well, bogging down the checkout process and inadvertently blocking good transactions.
Bank of America Merrill Lynch has streamlined its virtual cards so that commercial purchasing clients may connect directly to the bank’s virtual card system and create single-use accounts in real time.
Patience could be wearing thin for those awaiting action from the card networks' emerging fraud-prevention protocol known as 3-D Secure 2.0. But after many delays, the technology appears to be awakening from hibernation.