Category: Security & Compliance

November 1, 2022

Friendly Fraud

“Friendly Fraud” is a term that gets banded around a lot when talking about online payments. You may have heard it in relation to chargebacks. But what does this oxymoronic ....

April 19, 2022

Velocity Checks

What Are Velocity Checks? Fraudsters often experiment with one fraudulent transaction to see if a debit or credit card will work. Once they have a transaction that passes through your ....

March 22, 2022

Payment Security

Why is there a need for Payment Security? It's no secret that technology is developing at an exponential rate. The payments industry is experiencing a huge surge in the number ....

March 9, 2022

What is PSD2 and SCA?

With ever changing legislation, you may find yourself wondering what are PSD2 and SCA? What is PSD2? PSD2 is the second version of the directive created by the European Union ....

August 24, 2021

The Levels of PCI DSS Compliance

PCI DSS merchant compliance is built on four separate levels all dependant on the business you run and your transaction volume. What are the four levels of PCI DSS compliance ....

August 9, 2021

PCI DSS Compliance – is it a requirement?

What does PCI DSS compliance mean? Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard compliance is a set of requirements intended to ensure that all companies that process, store, or transmit credit ....

April 26, 2021

The Rise of Pandemic Payment Fraud

Financial crime and other forms of digital payment fraud have always been a pressing issue for financial technology and payment acceptance companies. However, over the last two years, thanks to ....

October 30, 2020

Which of the SCA deadlines are you working towards?

Strong Customer Authentication (SCA) requirements officially went into effect on September 14th, 2019. On October 16th, 2019, the European Banking Authority announced that the new SCA requirements should be fully ....

June 1, 2020

A Lesson In Smartphone Identity Verification From HSBC

A lesson in smartphone identity verification from HSBC HSBC has always been among the most stringent of the Big Four Banks when it comes to security. While TSB only ask ....

May 1, 2020

A future without passwords?

A future without passwords? Today is world password day. So here is a blog on this very topic. 81% of company data breaches are due to poor passwords The average ....

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