fraud prevention Tag

Retailers are retailers, not security experts. Too often, their best efforts can create friction at the point of sale for consumers, which leads to shopping cart abandonment and lost revenue, all while feeding the illusion of “too much security.” ...

The payments industry has been under increasing scrutiny from federal and state regulators in the past few years to implement appropriate risk monitoring and compliance policies and procedures. As VARs, gateways, and ISVs seek to expand into traditional payments areas, they must understand the risks...

Mastercard is taking that notion of biometrics, plastic cards and payments to a different level with the announcement of a next generation biometric card that combines EMV chip technology with a fingerprint reader on the front of the card to authenticate the identity of a...

Paying with a credit card today may mean dipping your card in the EMV reader, twiddling your thumbs, then yanking out the card when the machine beeps/dings/honks. Or maybe you still swipe your card through a magnetic-stripe reader. But soon you might be able to...

Does your business process credit cards and/or debit cards through a website shopping cart? That type of transaction is referred to as “card not present," and contains the most risk for you as a business owner. To help minimize your risk for these...

EMV has been all the rage in the credit card industry for some time now. Let’s step away from the overly-complex play-by-play of a standard EMV transaction and talk about what is important: where EMV came from, how it works, and how it...