In 2019, an estimated 10% of the dollar value that reaches online
checkout will fail payment authorization, resulting in
approximately $340 billion worth of potential eCommerce revenue
going unrealized. An estimated 70% of these orders are placed by
legitimate customers who can afford the purchase.
In an increasingly digital world, where players from virtually all sectors are racing to innovate, the risk of data theft is very real. The payment card industry has defined standards for protecting cardholder account data. But what about other data types? And what can be learned from payment card industry standards?...
With a growing array of digital channels available, customers seemingly have infinite possibilities for how they choose to do business as evidenced by the more than 200% growth in mobile transactions in the last three years. Winning in this new era means rising to the challenge of meeting an entirely new set of...
3D Secure 2.0 is expected to have a profound impact on the payments industry by accelerating digital commerce and offering a better user experience with increased fraud protection for card-not-present transactions. Yet, issuers, payment processors, and merchants continue to struggle with many questions on the road to...
IoT devices are increasingly becoming a way to pay for goods and services, shifting the "internet of things" to the "internet of transactions." Gord Jamieson of Visa Canada discusses steps the card network is taking to ensure these payments are secure.
The scale of connectedness we're experiencing is unprecedented. The pace of change and technology advancement in recent years could be compared to another industrial revolution. But the connectedness that allowed us to bring the power and security of the Visa network to each transaction in real time, also created the...
The solution providers in the fraud solution industry offer logic
designed to track users and prevent malicious activity by
capturing and analyzing behavioral characteristics across
the entire session, from login to check out and everything in
between. These solutions compare known customer behavior
in the case...
If 2017 was the year of ransomware innovation, 2018 is well on its way to being known as the year of cryptocurrency mining malware. Numerous studies have found that the most seen malware attacks today are designed for cryptojacking. But while ransomware campaigns may be down, they're far from out.
What are hot cybersecurity topics in Scotland? The "International Conference on Big Data in Cyber Security" in Edinburgh focused on everything from securing the internet of things the rise of CEO fraud to the origins of "cyber" and how to conduct digital forensic investigations on cloud servers.
Leading the latest edition of the ISMG Security Report: An analysis of how distraction tactics were used during a $10 million SWIFT-related hack at Banco de Chile. Also, a wrapup of Infosecurity Europe.
South Korean cryptocurrency exchange Coinrail says hackers stole 30 percent of all of the cryptocurrency tokens it was storing, but many have been successfully frozen or recalled. Security experts say cryptocurrency exchanges remain poorly secured, so they're popular targets for hackers.
The alluring promise of gold inspired almost half-a-million to risk it all and rush to California in the mid-20th century in hopes of striking it rich. Although gold mining was fruitless for the most part, cunning opportunists profited off of desperate '49ers by selling synthetic gold or mines of no real value. A...
Experts have long warned that bitcoin is not as private as it appears. The very design of bitcoin, as well as some other virtual currencies, can lend a surprising amount of information about the groups using it to transact. In fact, it's sometimes easier to track than if criminals used the banking system.
Leading the latest edition of the ISMG Security Report: Cybersecurity expert Brian Honan provides insights on why organizations that are not yet compliant with GDPR need to focus on several key steps. Also: An assessment of the progress women are making in building careers in information security.