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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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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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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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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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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ThreatMetrix
Posted February 10, 2015
Cybersecurity

The American Cybersecurity Psyche

National Cyber Security Alliance Study Provides Insights into Consumer Online Privacy Perceptions NCSA, the National Cyber Security Alliance, is a nonprofit public-private partnership promoting the secure use of the Internet. NCSA works in conjunction with the Department of Homeland Security...

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ThreatMetrix
Posted February 9, 2015
Mobile

New Study Reveals True Cost of Mobile Fraud

In 2014, Every $100 of Mobile Fraud Cost Merchants $334. In 2013, Every $100 Cost Merchants $283, a Hike of $51 in Just One Year Do you happen to remember our referencing famous bank robber Willie “the Actor” Sutton who...

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ThreatMetrix
Posted February 4, 2015
Risk-Based Authentication

The ThreatMetrix Alternative to Outdated Adaptive Authentication

Offering Financial Institutions Frictionless Authentication That Cuts MFA Costs and Improves Customer Experience Many financial institutions use outdated MFA (multi-factor authentication) systems like RSA’s Adaptive Authentication. These require excessive step-up challenges before trusted customers can access their accounts. Frustrating? You...

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ThreatMetrix
Posted January 28, 2015
Fraud Prevention

PCI DSS Version 3 Comes to Town But What About Account Fraud?

You might have been too busy celebrating the start of 2015 to notice, but 1 January also marked a rather important date in the calendar when it comes to card data security. The long awaited Payment Card Industry Data Security...

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ThreatMetrix
Posted January 14, 2015
Data Breach

Home Smart Home

CES Features Internet of Things’ Products for Connecting Grills, Refrigerators, Coffee Makers, Baby Monitors, Locks…and Hackers At this year’s Consumer Electronics Show (CES), manufacturers rolled out product after product that connects to the Internet and is designed to make life...

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ThreatMetrix
Posted January 13, 2015
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