Runners at the starting line
  • Fraud Prevention, Internet Fraud

Jumping the Gun in Identity and Security

With the mainstream coverage of breaches, hacks, and identity fraud over the past few years it should be no surprise to see massive amounts of VC funding being funneled to new technology solutions that promise the solution. The rush to market for these solutions may be contributing to the problem more than solving it, however.

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Cat hidden in a roll of paper
  • Internet Fraud, Identity Fraud

Don’t Forget Context in Fraud Prevention Efforts

Every day I read about data breaches, identity theft rings, malware, and other security risks that impact individuals and businesses alike. For individuals in the identity verification and fraud prevention industries it is easy to become paranoid. The reality is that it is impossible to completely eliminate the risk of fraud; the good news is that you (probably) don’t have to.

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Outside the Law
  • Legislation, Internet Fraud

Thinking Outside the Law

When it comes to business, shouldn’t business owners do all they can do protect both their investment (the business) and their customers? After all, there are no laws or regulations that mandate security cameras, alarms or even locks on doors…but most businesses have these physical security devices in place.

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Man making purchase on ecommerce site
  • Internet Fraud, Fraud Prevention

Card-Not-Present Fraud is Spiking, Here’s Why

While the current switch to EMV in the US is certainly part of the reason for increasing CNP fraud, there are other factors that have also contributed to the spike. Key factors for the increase include the general growth of Ecommerce, the rising popularity of E-gift cards, and the increased use of in-store pickup.

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Group of People on Phones
  • Internet Fraud, Security

Livestream Users Need to Watch Out for Data Breach

Livestream Users got something other than cheer, when they opened up their e-mail accounts last week. While users were opening presents and enjoying the holidays, the streaming service contacted them regarding a potential data breach.

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