Fraud Prevention

‘Twas the Fight Before Christmas: Online Fraud Prevention and Retail’s All-Important Holiday Season

With the holiday shopping season about to kick into high gear in the U.S., online sales are expected to reach a record $107.4 billion in the U.S.—a 14-percent increase over 2016. But that’s if this all-important season isn’t derailed by...

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Armen Najarian
Posted November 20, 2017
Fraud Prevention

Fraud Prevention: Three “Singles Day” Lessons for Online Retailers

Memo to online retailers: We’re all “Singles” now. With Singles Day 2017 set to shatter last year’s record of $17.8 billion in online sales, the dynamics fueling its success offer key lessons for every retailer looking to achieve revenue growth...

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Alisdair Faulkner
Posted November 10, 2017
Fraud Prevention

Online Fraud Prevention: Scaling for Singles Day — and Beyond

We scaled for “Singles Day,” so you don’t have to. The fourth-quarter selling season is about to get underway – beginning with China’s Singles Day on November 11. However, the excitement over this upcoming sales boon comes amid expectations for...

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Andreas Baumhof
Posted November 8, 2017
Fraud Prevention

Fraud Trends in France: Media, Mobile and Millennials

Despite being less digitally active than Germany and the United Kingdom, France is experiencing more cyberfraud than its two neighbors. Even though France accounted for 96 percent less transactions than the UK this past quarter, it still suffered 10 percent...

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Pascal Podvin
Posted October 24, 2017
Fraud Prevention

The Role of a Global Digital Identifier in Financial Inclusion and Fraud Prevention

As the mobile channel drives inclusion efforts of financial institutions around the world, a revolutionary new global digital identifier might be the solution to their biggest challenge—fraud. Called ThreatMetrix ID™, this breakthrough technology allows financial services companies, retailers and others...

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Vanita Pandey
Posted October 18, 2017
Fraud Prevention

Fraud Prevention and the Evolving Threats to Online Gambling

Fraud prevention in online gambling is quickly becoming a roll of the dice as cybercriminals come to the table with all-new tricks up their sleeves. Recently, fraudsters spread fake news using automated bots to pull off a betting scam involving...

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Frank Teruel
Posted October 5, 2017
Fraud Prevention New Account Originations

A New Weapon in Fraud Prevention for Cross-Border Ecommerce

Can a revolutionary new global digital identifier really be a powerful new weapon in cross-border eCommerce fraud prevention? Can it also open up new revenue streams for businesses operating in digital economy? The answer is yes. In a major announcement...

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Frank Teruel
Posted September 27, 2017
Fraud Prevention

Cyber Threats on Open APIs and Other PSD2 Hurdles

Legal wrangling and a little something called Brexit are throwing speed bumps into the race to implement PSD2. But new questions around cyber threats against APIs have some wondering if things could soon take a turn for the worst. In...

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Alisdair Faulkner
Posted September 15, 2017
Fraud Prevention

Inside Threat: Today’s Extended Workforce and Surprising New Risks to Your Brand

In a recent Marketing Milestones podcast, I was interviewed about the ever-changing role of the CMO. Among the topics I discussed was the importance of having good metrics to get your arms around the business, as well as the need...

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Armen Najarian
Posted September 11, 2017
Fraud Prevention

Playing for Keeps: Fraudsters Targeting Virtual Worlds and Online Gaming

The gaming sector’s good fortunes are making it a prime target for the kind of sophisticated cyberattacks once reserved for online banks and retailers. Propelled by advances in mobile and virtual reality, the burgeoning world of first-person shooters and massively...

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Andreas Baumhof
Posted September 5, 2017
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