Banking

September 13, 2022

What is the Digital Operational Resilience Act (DORA)? Final Council of the European Union Compromise Texts of the DORA Directive and the DORA Regulation

Billers

September 1, 2022

How a Fortune 500 Utility Company Took Bill Payments Mobile

Merchants

August 17, 2022

New Experiences Driven by QR Codes

Billers

August 16, 2022

Top 3 Consumer Bill Pay Insights From the Latest ACI Speedpay Pulse Survey

Retail POS Card

Merchants

July 1, 2022

Meet the True Enabler of Omni-Commerce

In a previous blog post, we talked about how you can share merchant tokens without worrying about PCI compliance. We closed that discussion with the promise to detail the many reasons you would share merchant tokens.

Merchants

June 13, 2022

Decrypting Crypto: Nakamoto’s Bitcoin Vision and What it Means Today for Merchants

The first online cryptocurrency transaction was recorded on May 22, 2010 – 10,000 Bitcoin for two pizzas. Worth $41 dollars at that time, those “coins” are now worth tens of millions of dollars. Since then, cryptocurrencies and digital currencies have come a long way.

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Merchants

June 1, 2022

Incremental Learning: The Real-Time Hero Taking on Fraud

In the fast-moving world of merchant fraud, we can no longer rely on the past to predict the future. The speed and scale of change is such that traditional machine learning (ML) methods, which analyze historical fraud trends, can’t keep up.

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Merchants

May 11, 2022

Can Payments Orchestration Help Business Sing? Here Are 10 Questions That Merchants Must Ask Themselves

Payments orchestration is the process of working with — or orchestrating — multiple payment providers, acquirers and banks to optimize customer experience and conversion, enhance cost savings, ensure regulatory compliance, improve fraud prevention processes and enable global coverage.

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Merchants

April 21, 2022

Can Sensitive Cardholder Data Be Shared Without Worrying About PCI Compliance?

In a previous blog post, Can Cardholder Data be Stored Without Involving PCI Scope?, we discussed how the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) says it is possible to store a unique token that represents a cardholder’s Primary Account Number (PAN).

PCI scope for card payments

Merchants

March 23, 2022

Can Cardholder Data be Stored Without Involving PCI Scope?

Is it possible to store cardholder data without PCI scope? The short answer is no, but that doesn’t mean you cannot store a reference to it. Let me explain.

Prime Time for Real-Time

Global Payment Trends
As the world adopts real-time payments, how does your market stand to benefit?

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Merchants

December 1, 2021

Why Incremental Learning Is a Gamechanger for Payments Fraud

Any innovation that helps merchants outfox fraudsters can’t come soon enough. An innovative, industry-first approach to machine learning, incremental learning represents a step change in fraud prevention. It identifies patterns earlier and more accurately, automating decisions and actions to keep merchants better protected than ever.

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Merchants

November 23, 2021

Is Fraud Friction Dampening Your Holiday Sales?

Keeping checkout friction low is always an issue for merchants seeking to boost conversion, but even more so during the holiday season, when offers and promotions aim to pull in new customers and drive higher sales.

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Merchants

November 17, 2021

Ringing Out Against Mobile Fraud

As peak season fast approaches, more people of all ages will be powering up their phones to browse and buy.

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Merchants

November 15, 2021

Buy Now Pay Later: Taking A Closer Look at Affirm

As we quickly approach the peak shopping season in Europe and North America (Black Friday and Cyber Monday are less than a month away), it’s time to take a closer look at one of the major “Buy Now, Pay Later” (BNPL) players in the United States.

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Merchants

November 11, 2021

A Primer on Tokens, Tokenization, Payment Tokens and Merchant Tokens

Merchants around the world are navigating the world of tokens and tokenization, payment tokens and merchant tokens. When used properly, tokenization for retail merchants serves a dual use; it can be used to protect sensitive card data, and it can serve as an enabler for omni-commerce.

Data Security

Merchants

October 18, 2021

Data Is Evolving – Are Your Fraud Prevention Services Keeping Pace?

It’s a constant struggle – as consumer behavior evolves, so do fraud tactics, as fraudsters seek vulnerabilities exposed by rapid change. And there’s no disputing that the pandemic has changed consumer behavior and accelerated the adoption of digital payment methods.