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Displaying 71 - 78 of 78 Payments Risk Management blog posts

  • Don't call me, I'll call you blog

    Don’t Call Me, I’ll Call You

    Friday, June 19, 2015

    School is out for the summer for most, and families and friends are planning vacations to popular destinations. One of the myriad tasks people are doing in preparation for their trips is calling their banks’ credit card companies to let them know they’ll be visiting and making purchases in cities, states, or countries. What consumers don’t realize is that with today’s advanced fraud detection systems in place, this could actually do more harm than good.

  • When Everything Goes Dynamic

    When Everything Goes Dynamic: EMV, Tokens and CV2

    Thursday, June 18, 2015

    Have you noticed the discussions in the payment card space revolving around some very similar technology concepts? It appears a handful of cryptic technologies are driving the conversation, seeking to solve a problem that is both complex and simple. What they have in common, as this author has some capacity to speak on, is fraud.

  • Are You Being Outsmarted by Fraudsters When it Comes to EMV

    Are You Being Outsmarted by Fraudsters When it Comes to EMV?

    Monday, May 11, 2015

    Organized crime rings have October 1 circled on their calendars. Do you?

  • Fraud Women’s Network

    The Fraud Women’s Network – bringing together all women involved in the fraud prevention arena

    Monday, May 11, 2015

    If you’re a woman working in the anti-fraud space, you’re well aware of how male dominated it can be. Even if you’re not in the space, the aforementioned statement should come as little to no surprise.  

  • Merchant payments: where am I safer?

    Merchant payments: where am I safer?

    Monday, May 04, 2015

    I never used to think twice about shopping. Most of us didn’t. Whether I was at a mall or at a big box retailer or at a local family-run shop, I never questioned what happened during the merchant payment’s process. As long as I swiped my card and saw the approved notice or heard the register continue to print my receipt, I knew I was ok. 

  • Change is Coming to a POS Terminal Near You

    Change is Coming to a POS Terminal Near You

    Thursday, April 23, 2015

    A seismic shift is set to occur this October when EMV implementation hits the payments ecosystem in the US. Merchant point-of-sale (POS) terminals occupy the epicenter of that shift. Just how disruptive the change will be depends on how motivated merchants are to upgrade their existing POS terminals to chip-capable ones and how ready they are to help consumers through the process. 

  • Asia fraud

    Addressing Fraud in Asia

    Thursday, October 23, 2014

    Asia’s cultural and economic diversity makes it difficult to draw broad generalizations about trends and issues in the financial services industry. However, one clear trend is the growing incidence and size of payment fraud across the region, especially as customer transactions are increasingly completed either online or through a mobile phone.

  • Understanding Today's Wire Transfer Risks

    Saturday, August 28, 2010

    While the rise of wire transfer and ACH (automated clearing houses) fraud is not news, the pure acceleration rate, scale and sophistication of corporate wire and ACH fraud is alarming. For example, the FBI recently took the step of issuing a cyber security advisory in response to the growth of unauthorized and fraudulent multi-million dollar wire transfers from business and government entities to overseas locations.