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What The Food at MRC Vegas 2019 Taught us About Fraud

With over 1,600 attendees, MRC 2019 was a hot pot of merchants, fraud problems, and innovative ideas – with a side of mouth-watering desserts.There is one thing we can all agree on after attending the MRC 2019 conference in Vegas: The time for canned solutions is long gone. Like the diverse and elaborate cuisine we enjoyed during the MRC buffet, fraud experts need to combine different security tools and flavors to meet the security requirements of constantly-evolving merchant challenges and

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From Philosophy Theorist to Data Science Manager; Introducing John Hearty

"Studying alone wasn’t going to cut it; the employers you really want to work for look for people who’ve gone out and do something alongside their studies".I was one of those kids that has too many questions, so at my high school it was generally agreed that Philosophy was a good fit for me. Employability was not a factor in my decision making then!I studied Philosophy at Nottingham. Undergraduate Philosophy study was pretty much 3 years of learning the proper

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Why should you need a security tool on top of EMV 3DS?

Julie Conroy, research director at Aite Group said it best “A technology that authenticates the end user in parallel with authorization, can save organizational costs and increase transaction approval rates for merchants.”This article summarizes our conversations during our EMV 3DS webinar with NuData and Mastercard experts.Full disclosure: yes, we offer a product that combines EMV 3DS with behavioral biometrics technology, so you can expect that we will recommend using a tool in addition to EMV 3DS, but we wouldn’t do

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The Marriott Breach is Not Only a Marriott Problem

While the news focuses on the consequences of the Marriott breach, the damage goes beyond their chain; it spreads across all industries like wildfire.We continue to see the travel and hospitality industry as a prime target for bad actors. While we don’t yet know exactly how the Starwood systems were compromised, we do know that bad actors look to obtain valuable actionable data. Because of this, the travel and hospitality industry are ideal as they collect data from many affluent

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Cyber Monday: Most Attractive Offers You Will Ever See

With Cyber Monday fast approaching, bad actors are fine-tuning their tactics to take advantage of merchants and consumers across the globe.90% off, buy one get five free, last-minute trip to Madagascar for $200… When a deal is too good to be true it normally is. This is how cybercrminals are luring consumers these days into providing their credentials, payment details and, the best of cases, into buying counterfeit goods.As consumers spend more time and money shopping online, these criminals are

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