Cybersecurity

Visa to Enable Use of Tokens

Payment Card Network’s “Visa Checkout” Online Payment Service to Deploy Token Technology Visa is enabling the use of tokens, which are mathematical codes that transform sensitive consumer information such as 16-digit credit card numbers into encrypted codes that are useless...

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Cybersecurity

What Uber Might’ve Done to Prevent Compromising the Personal Info of 50,000 Drivers

Andreas Baumhof, ThreatMetrix’s CTO, Explains How a Holistic Approach to Security Might Well Have Made All the Difference Shoulda, coulda, woulda can’t help the 50,000 past and present Uber drivers whose personal information (names and driver’s license numbers) was compromised...

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Cybercrime

Sandpiper: An Eagle When It Comes to Fighting Cybercrime

EC3 Supports 18-Month EU-Funded “Project Sandpiper” to Stop Payment Card Fraud in Its Tracks The latest statistics published by the European Central Bank reveal that card-not-present (CNP) fraud is on the rise accounting for 60% of all fraud losses on...

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LexisNexis Risk Solutions | ThreatMetrix
Posted February 27, 2015
Cybersecurity

Visa, MasterCard: Different Paths. Same Destination.

Beyond EMV, Industry Giants Look to Upgrade Security Measures to Improve Protection for Shoppers and Merchants Coming this spring to a store near you – better protection from fraud and theft. At least that’s what Visa and MasterCard are hoping...

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LexisNexis Risk Solutions | ThreatMetrix
Posted February 26, 2015
Risk-Based Authentication

ThreatMetrix Demos Alternatives to Outdated Legacy Authentication Solutions at BAI Payments Connect 2015

Plus Security Experts Join ThreatMetrix’s Alisdair Faulkner for a Panel on “Combatting Payment Fraud through Enhanced Tools and Technology” More than 700 payments professionals and solution providers will attend BAI Payments Connect 2015 from March 2-4 at Phoenix Convention Center...

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LexisNexis Risk Solutions | ThreatMetrix
Posted February 25, 2015
Mobile

Score: mCommerce 42 – eCommerce 13

CAGR (Compound Annual Growth Rate) Has Mobile Commerce Growing at 3X the Rate of eCommerce 42 Percent to 13 Percent Research conducted by PayPal in conjunction with market research firm, Ipsos, found that from 2013 to 2016, the multi-country average...

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LexisNexis Risk Solutions | ThreatMetrix
Posted February 24, 2015
Fraud Prevention

Identity Theft Tops IRS 2014 “Dirty Dozen”

The 12 Worst Scams the Internal Revenue Service Warns Taxpayers to Be Wary of This Tax Season What do you want to be when you grow up? At one time or other that question’s been asked of everyone who’s ever...

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LexisNexis Risk Solutions | ThreatMetrix
Posted February 20, 2015
Cybersecurity

If Imitation Is the Sincerest Form of Flattery, Facebook Sure Did Flatter Us.

Facebook Launches ThreatExchange for Security Pros to Exchange Info about Cyberthreats Does the concept of exchanging information about cyberthreats to make everyone safer sound somehow vaguely familiar? You know, like you’ve heard it somewhere before? Well, how about the name...

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LexisNexis Risk Solutions | ThreatMetrix
Posted February 13, 2015
Data Breach

Healthcare: the Champagne of Hacks

An Anthem Healthcare Breach Could Pay Hackers Ten Times What They Could Hope to Make from a Home Depot Breach Say you’re a cyberthief — hypothetically speaking. Anyway, you have a choice. You can hack a retailer and steal millions...

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LexisNexis Risk Solutions | ThreatMetrix
Posted February 12, 2015
Risk-Based Authentication

Footloose and Friction-Free: Why We Need to Move Beyond Multi-Factor Authentication

Sometimes the pace of consumer adoption of security technology can be mind-numbingly slow. We’ve known for over a decade that password-based authentication systems are fundamentally flawed. But it’s taken until now for multi-factor authentication (MFA) alternatives to really take off....

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LexisNexis Risk Solutions | ThreatMetrix
Posted February 10, 2015
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