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TheMadMarketer: Black Friday Results Signal A Shift In Online Buying

December 17, 2015 -- Black Friday Results Signal A Shift In Online Buying   A guest post by Ryan Wilk, VP of Customer Success at NuData Security. Shopping trends are shifting. Retailers used to rely on Black Friday for the bulk of their holiday season sales, but that’s no longer necessarily the case.   Retail research firm ShopperTrak reports a decrease in sales on Thanksgiving Day and Black Friday over last year. However, this doesn’t represent the whole picture. In-store sales

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E&T Magazine: Fighting ID Theft

December 14, 2015 -- Fighting ID Theft ID theft is a growing problem that accounts for just under half of all frauds in the UK, but how are these identities stolen and what technologies can be put in place to prevent it happening?. When presented with the hash of an unknown password, the attacker can attempt to match it against hashes in the rainbow table. If a match is found, then the attacker knows the password. In this way, identity thieves

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Payments Journal: Better Risk Prevention in 2016

December 9, 2015 -- Better Risk Prevention in 2016   It’s that time of year when people dust off their crystal balls and take a peek into the new year. Ryan Wilk, Vice President of Customer Success at NuData Security, has a prediction for 2016, and it’s based on two things he's seeing in the payments industry.   Identifying Legitimate Customers The cost of fraud to retailers is $9 billion annually, but that’s nothing compared to the cost of false positives,

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Professional Security Magazine Online: User Behavioral Biometrics

December 8, 2015 -- User Behavioral Biometrics Gone are the days when online security could be trusted to a simple username and password combination or simple identity checks, writes Ryan Wilk, Vice President of Customer Success at NuData Security. As fraudsters got better at bending and breaking the system, e-commerce and digital banking initiatives had to keep pace, creating tough rule-based systems to check for fraud and adding new technology like IP detection and Device ID. But even these measures are no

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SC Magazine: US’ OPM launches site for victims to check if personal information stolen

December 4, 2015 -- Ryan Wilk, NuData Security Vice President of Customer Success, comments on this SC Magazine article on the importance of organizations proactively looking at multi layered systems for data protection.   The US Office of Personnel Management (OPM) - effectively the US civil service personnel organisation - launched a website for potential victims to check whether their personal information was stolen as part of the massive hack in June. The personal information of 21.5 million and at least

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