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NuData Now Offers AWS PrivateLink Connection!

 NuData’s flagship product suite, NuDetect, has achieved the coveted AWS PrivateLink Ready designation, making NuData’s technology available through AWS PrivateLink and fully supported for AWS customers. This means that any NuDetect client – including NuDetect for ATO, NuDetect for Good User Verification, NuDetect for Automation, NuDetect for Continuous Verification and NuDetect for OAO – can have their traffic sent through the AWS PrivateLink instead of the internet.This offering is especially useful for companies subject to strict data protection regulations that

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First Girls4Tech event at Mastercard Vancouver kicks off

How often do you hear an 8-year old talk about data processors or cryptology? During our Girls4Tech event, that’s all our young participants spoke about.When Mansur first asked her 10-year old daughter Amaya to join a Mastercard’s Girls4Tech day, she quickly shook her head no, dreading the word tech would mean something boring. Now, Amaya, one beaming face among twenty other excited girls flocking across the Mastercard Vancouver office, is eager to solve scientific puzzles and talk through technical challenges

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A True Password-Less Future? Yes. Soon? Quite Unlikely

passwords or biometricsWe’ve got a lot of work ahead of us before we solve the issue of asserting a consumer’s true offline identity in online interactions.Neither the current consumer identity framework (Government issued physical ID), nor the Internet, were built for the challenge of identifying people digitally and virtually across the globe. There is promising work being done within the Sovrin Alliance, and within organizations such as Mastercard. Consumers and organizations need a broadly available solution to verify consumer identity before retiring

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Online Account Origination Fraud: When New Users Are Bad News

Synthetic identity userYour online company is getting lots of new online customers, but you don’t understand why revenue numbers don’t add up. OAO is probably at the source of your problems.After a test with an eCommerce company, we found that a staggering 70% of their new accounts were fake. Incredulous at first, the company cross-checked our data with their own fraud team to finally agree with us. Only 30% of new accounts were legitimate. As the sad news sunk in, they added

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What’s The Vulnerability Magecart Takes Advantage of?

More than 17,000 domains have been successfully hit by Magecart attacks and attackers keep evolving the malware in an effort to steal credit card information on the web. Effected consumers must check their credit card statements for fraudulent transactions or apply for a new credit card right away. Once your credit card information is stolen, the card number is sold on the dark web for future fraudulent purchases. Magecart works by taking advantage of an infrastructure vulnerability caused by misconfiguration.

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