Two Years In, Retailers Struggle to Fight Fraud Post EMV

| Tom Byrnes

It’s been two years since the EMV liability shift put merchants on the hook for any losses to online fraud. New data from Javelin Strategy & Research and Vesta Corp. suggests ecommerce fraud headaches for American retailers will be far worse than anything their foreign counterparts could have imagined.

Overcoming 5 Key Cross-Border Fraud Issues

| Tom Donlea

Serving customers in new global regions is an exciting venture for any ecommerce business, but it can be a large undertaking for the fraud team. Here are five major identity and fraud issues businesses face when going international, and how you can overcome them.

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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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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.