By Paul Wilson, Product Owner – DetectID & DetectTA

Having spent over 10 years in development, architecture and consultancy roles in the financial services industry, Paul Wilson now leads the EMEA Sales Engineering function at Easy Solutions. Paul works with prospects, customers, and the rest of the Easy Solutions team in the creation of fresh and innovative solutions.

SMS-delivered password

Is Strong Authentication Killing the SMS-Delivered Password?

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Over the past few years, there has been a noticeable move away from what has been the norm for decades – communication and business conducted in person or over the phone – toward increasingly digital-only interaction. Read more

Effective Device Identification

More Precise Authentication through Effective Device Identification

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Fraudsters and cybercriminals react to the introduction of new security solutions by moving to a different part of the value chain or by changing and updating their attack methods.This is why it is important to have a holistic strategy Read more

EMV adoption

Effects of EMV Adoption: Have We Seen any Changes in Criminal Patterns?

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The much ballyhooed arrival of EMV (Chip and PIN) credit cards is now well under way, and most, if not all, major U.S. banks have already swapped out their customers’ old credit cards for those with EMV chips. As background, the Read more

biometrics

Biometrics a Convenient Addition, But No Silver Bullet

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We often say no product or solution is a “silver bullet” for fraud. In order to fend against the rich mosaic of cyberattacks threatening organizations, multi-factor Read more

blogs

Could Anything Have Prevented SWIFT Attacks Against Banks?

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Just over two months after sophisticated cybercriminals used the SWIFT system to steal $81 million from a bank in New York, another such attack has come to light, Read more

Exploring the Security and Fraud Challenges of a Faster Payment Solution in the United States

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With the submission period for faster payment solution proposals having recently come to a close, Read more

EMV Implementation

More Vulnerable? Microsoft to End Support for Windows XP in UK ATM Machines

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Last month, Microsoft ended support for embedded Windows XP in ATMs. This Windows XP operating system is still used in the majority of ATMs that deliver cash to customers around the world. Read more

EMV Implementation

The Fraud Outlook Post United States’ EMV Implementation

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At the ISMG Fraud Summit in London last week, ISMG’s Tom Field, Vice President of Editorial, offer attendees a preview the yearly Faces of Fraud survey, which looks at how the impact of rising retail point-of-sale Read more

cyber fraud in Europe

Facing Reality – The Rise of Cyber Fraud in Europe

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Although it is difficult to calculate the exact amount of money lost to cyber fraud each year, it is clear that European cyber fraud is on the rise. European card fraud losses increased over 6% Read more

HCE, APIs and Mobile Payment Apps – A New Opportunity for Fraudsters

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Over the past six months, there have been a number of changes in the way the big payment and mobile technology players have approached security for payment apps.

It had been widely anticipated that the launch of Apple Pay in October 2014 would have a big impact, in part due to the technical aspects of the service. Expectations that the launch would disrupt Read more