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The ThreatMetrix Alternative to Outdated Adaptive Authentication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Frictionless Authentication That Cuts MFA Costs and Improves Customer Experience Many financial institutions use outdated MFA (multi-factor authentication) systems like RSA’s Adaptive Authentication.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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