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3 Ways Ecommerce Fraud False Positives Hurt You

| MCM Staff

It’s important for merchants to seek a balance between protecting against ecommerce fraud and turning away legitimate transactions. Just a few adjustments could help reduce the rising costs and negative effects of false-positive transactions. Here are 3 steps toward finding that critical balance.

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A Guide to Combating High Credit Card Decline Rates

| MCM Staff

For an online merchant, the most important measure of success is almost always the conversion rate: the more customers complete the checkout, the higher your revenues. But there is an equally significant metric that many merchants struggle with, that can impact your business: decline rates. Here are some ways businesses can combat credit card decline rates to ensure success.

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Why 2017 is the Time for SMBs to Prioritize Site Security

| Jimmy Duvall

Advances in technology enable us to do amazing things, among them the ability to buy almost anything you want online. With the rise of online shopping, we’ve seen an astronomical increase of personal data available online, and as a result there are now more fraudsters and thieves making careers out of stealing others’ data than ever. With small businesses, a breach could be catastrophic. Here is how small to medium-sized businesses can protect themselves from security breaches.

User Authentication Will Counter Post-EMV Online Fraud

| Brian Kelly

To combat online fraud post-EMV, the Electronic Funds Transfer Association (EFTA) is calling for more stringent user authentication and urging industry stakeholders to push for wider adoption. See what else the EFTA found in terms of fraud and chargeback frequency, and what the industry is doing in response.

Going Beyond Ecommerce Chargeback Insurance

| Suresh Daksina

If you’re a merchant getting hit with chargebacks, the concept of chargeback insurance might sound like the perfect solution for you. But that may not always be the case. Here are some important considerations as well as suggestions for augmenting your insurance.

Understanding and Combatting Ecommerce Fraud

| Tom Byrnes

It’s the busiest time of the year for ecommerce retailers and they aren’t just facing the usual stresses, they are also facing the rising flood of fraud. Here is how you can relieve the additional stress of fraud and still have a successful holiday season.