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17 Dec
2014

Consumer Authentication – The Liability Shift

Consumer Authentication – What’s in it for Me? Many merchants with an online presence have been hesitant to implement consumer authentication for a variety of reasons. With the use of ‘3-D Secure’ (3DS, Verified by Visa, MasterCard SecureCode) customers may be more likely to abandon a purchase if they feel

11 Dec
2014

EMV Payment Security – Consumer Authentication

EMV Payment Security – Consumer Authentication Companies worldwide are starting to conduct more thorough consumer authentication online due to increased fraud.  With the adoption of EMV technology, thorough consumer authentication is even more critical.  Europe, for example, saw a sharp increase in online fraud that followed the deployment of EMV. 

13 Nov
2014

Under The Hood – EMV as a Technology

Under The Hood – EMV as a Technology EMV jointly created by Euro Pay, MasterCard, and Visa is a security standard for payment cards, sometimes referred to as "chip and PIN," "chip and signature," or simply “Chip Technology.” Its purpose is to establish global interoperability with Point Of Sale terminals and ATMs

29 Oct
2014

Can You Afford A Data Breach?

Can You Afford A Data Breach? Companies, and the industry overall, want to associate a dollar amount to a data breach.  It’s a benchmark on how bad the data breach was in terms that all organizations can understand, the almighty dollar.  The Ponemon Institute, an independent breach research organization, calculates

24 Sep
2014

EMV Adoption – Card Not Present Fraud is Going to Skyrocket

EMV Adoption – Card Not Present Fraud is Going to Skyrocket As more and more businesses across the United States adopt EMV chip and pin , there is one arena not being discussed, Card Not Present (CNP) fraud. The actual chip provides no security when the card is not present for the