hands-coffee-smartphone-technology.jpg

securedtouch blog

Ask The Experts: The Future of Banking & FinTech in Light of PSD2, Part 1

September 20, 2017

In part 1 of our interview series, 'Ask The Experts: The Future of Banking & FinTech in Light of PSD2' we interview Damian Richardson, Head of

The Digital Officer’s Guide to Mobile Fraud Detection

September 12, 2017

As banking increasingly goes mobile, users expect the same functionality as with online banking. However, mobile banking represents new risks, and

Fighting Mobile Banking Fraud with Continuous Authentication

August 29, 2017

With mobile phones serving as full computing platforms as well as popular tools for banking, transactions and payments, they are natural

The Digital Officer’s Guide to Multifactor Authentication

August 22, 2017

It wasn’t long ago that two-factor authentication met the security needs of most organizations. In the good old days of laptops and desktops, the

Best Practices to Identify Compromised User Credentials

August 8, 2017

The use of mobile phones for mobile banking and transactions is becoming increasingly widespread, necessitating stronger security measures capable

Frictionless HUMANOBOT Prevents Mobile Fraud in Devices and Applications

August 1, 2017

Behavioral biometrics technology immediately recognizes non-human behavior and mobile emulators, delivering real-time alerts

Thwarting the Nightmare of Mobile Banking Fraud

July 25, 2017

Mobile banking is a dream come true for many users and banks but a veritable nightmare for the bank’s security team themselves. After all, what

On The Go: How Mobile Redefines The Way We Bank

July 20, 2017

The use of mobile devices is at an all-time high and it is changing the way we access and manage our money. With our increasingly busy schedules

The Rapid Rise of Behavioral Biometrics

July 11, 2017

The recent WannaCry ransomware attacks that crippled hundreds of thousands of computers in 150 countries have struck terror in the hearts of

Behavioral Biometrics 101: Behavioral Biometrics vs. Behavioral Analytics

June 27, 2017

Behavioral analytics follows the behavior of users and records how they behave when interacting with devices and apps, essentially what they do.

Foiling The Beastly Bots with Behavioral Biometrics

June 13, 2017

There’s endless talk these days about bots, both the kind used on Facebook to converse intelligently with users and the more malevolent type that

The Password Takes its Last Breath

June 6, 2017

Pick a number, any number, or any combination of numbers, letters and special characters, except for 12345678, password, or admin. Most of us have

Must Read List: Top FinTech Influencers

June 1, 2017

The FinTech industry is highly dynamic with new disruptive trends and players popping up all the time. The role of traditional institutions is

PSD2 - Heralding the New Financial Frontier

May 16, 2017

The first Directive on Payment Services (PSD), which was adopted in 2007, was enacted to create rules and guidelines for modernising payment

Securing the Last Mile: Continuous Mobile Authentication with SecuredTouch & IBM

May 9, 2017

We’ve almost become inured to the daily reports of data breaches, accepting it as a fact of life. Due to the massive volume of apps and the lack

Behavioral Biometrics 101: The Key Terms You Need to Know

April 25, 2017

The cat and mouse game between fraudsters, device manufacturers, app developers and smartphone users is a tiring one. Fraudsters are constantly

Multifactor Authentication to Become the Required Norm for Financial Institutions

March 20, 2017

Consumer adoption of mobile technology has occurred at rates faster than any other previous technology adoption and businesses are struggling to

Will EMV Migration Affect Online User Experience?

June 2, 2016

As we discussed in a previous article, EMV is here whether or not retailers are prepared for the change. While EMV will reduce credit card present

What EMV Migration Means for Mobile Fraud

May 3, 2016

There seems to be a black cloud looming on the horizon. Its name? Europay, MasterCard and Visa, otherwise known as EMV.

How Reducing Fraud Manual Reviews Saves Time and Money

April 22, 2016

When thinking about fraud detection, there are a lot of options out there. From geolocation to IP address verification, there are a wide range of

Can Fraud Prevention Tools Compromise Users' Privacy?

April 13, 2016

The whole point of fraud prevention is to stop the bad guys. What if a tool used to do this resulted in stolen personal data?

Why Now is the Best Time to Invest in Fraud Prevention

April 6, 2016

Did you know now is the best time to start protecting your business from fraud? If you don’t follow fraud news like we do, maybe not.

How Small Businesses Can Fight Mobile Fraud

March 30, 2016

Owning a small business can be an exciting and rewarding adventure, but it also comes with difficulties. This can be especially true when it comes

The Hidden Consequences of Mobile Fraud

March 24, 2016

When thinking about fraud, businesses are often focused on the money aspect. This makes sense. Businesses are in the business of making money.

6 Uses for Mobile Behavioral Biometrics

March 16, 2016

Mobile devices are an important part of our lives today. They have revolutionized the way we complete daily activities. 85% of mobile device

Getting the Most Bang for your Fraud Prevention Buck

March 10, 2016

With the ever-evolving fraudster looming and the increasing use of mobile devices, merchants are realizing the importance of preventing fraud. Are

Measuring a Successful Fraud Prevention Strategy

March 1, 2016

You’re smart when it comes to fraud. You understand fraud prevention is important and have implemented measures to prevent mobile fraud within

Online vs Mobile Fraud: Old Problems, New Solutions

January 12, 2016

For many companies, the word “fraud” looms overhead like a dark cloud. With more and more people making transactions via desktop and mobile, the

Is Behavioral Analysis Effective For Mobile?

January 6, 2016

As mobile device usage grows rapidly, businesses need to adapt to this changing commerce environment, and not just by giving customers more

Behavioral Analysis: The Future of Fraud Prevention

December 27, 2015

Introduction

In the world of business, one word tends to make people cringe: fraud. This is understandable. Fraud cost businesses $16.3 billion in

Fraud Losses and False Positives: The Numbers

December 16, 2015

Imagine: You’re shopping through your favorite mobile app. You find an item you want to buy and are ready to checkout. Then, the app alerts you

What Fraudsters Want This Christmas

December 9, 2015

We’re in the midst of another holiday season, which means holiday shopping and a whole slew of projections and data that accompany it. Both have

The Face of Modern Fraud

November 30, 2015

Everyone would agree that fraud is bad. Everyone except those committing the fraud.

10 Most Common Security Checks that Frustrate Your Online Customers

November 30, 2015

One of the most frustrating aspects of mobile commerce is abandoned shopping carts. This is when shoppers go as far as to put items in their

Why Businesses Are Struggling To Fight Mobile Fraud?

November 30, 2015

With a growing mobile commerce market, fraud is going mobile. To keep up, businesses must commit to detecting and stopping fraud in its tracks.

Most Common Types of Mobile Fraud

November 30, 2015

Offering the convenience of mobile payments is a great way to increase your businesses’ revenue. Unfortunately, there is a big risk you must be

One Click Payments

November 30, 2015

The popularity of mobile shopping is huge. You can shop anywhere your phone has signal. On the bus while commuting to work, waiting in line for

Online Authentication: Time for a New Dawn?

September 27, 2015

Chances are you can’t use an online system without providing some sort of proof that you are who you are. In fact, you’d be hard pressed to buy

The 3 Fs of Mobile Payments

September 26, 2015

With the extreme popularity of smart phones and the ever increasing desire to function on-the-go, people are turning more and more to mobile

Recent Posts

Ask The Experts: The Future of Banking & FinTech in Light of PSD2, Part 1
The Digital Officer’s Guide to Mobile Fraud Detection
Fighting Mobile Banking Fraud with Continuous Authentication
The Digital Officer’s Guide to Multifactor Authentication
Best Practices to Identify Compromised User Credentials

Follow Us