Fraud & Security Practice Area

Stay ahead of threats to keep customer data safe.

Effective data protection and fraud mitigation creates a real competitive advantage: the trust of consumers. Javelin Strategy & Research's insights guide financial institutions, as well as fintech and security firms, as they innovate to safeguard their customers and grow their businesses.

Mobile Payments Fraud Becomes Painful

Whitepaper
December 12, 2016 By: Al Pascual
The mobile channel can facilitate nearly any type of consumer payment, often with greater convenience than before. This has attracted a growing legion of dedicated users, yet wherever legitimate payments begin to flourish fraud is soon to follow —...

Looking Beyond KBA

Whitepaper
November 21, 2016 By: Al Pascual, Emmett Higdon
This whitepaper, sponsored by Mitek, explores the challenge of identity verification in the digital account opening process, and how document scanning can improve on KBA driven processes. 

Securing Account Aggregation

Javelin Report
November 10, 2016 By: Al Pascual, Kyle Marchini
Account aggregation has emerged as a key technology underpinning a wide variety of financial applications — from third-party account verification for financial institutions to services allowing consumers to view all of their accounts within the same...
With mobile banking, person-to-person payments, and mobile wallets, mobile is rapidly becoming the go-to channel for financial activity. All of these activities feature instantaneous response with minimal friction. This expectation has strong...
This whitepaper, sponsored by Civic, investigates US-based consumers’ desire to have control over their own identities, and looks at the implications of the current lack of control they have over their own personally identifiable information (PII)....

The Financial Impact of Fraud

Whitepaper
October 25, 2016 By: Al Pascual
This whitepaper, sponsored by Vesta Corporation, analyzes the findings of a new independent study that examines how the cost of fraud has significantly increased post-EMV when compared to 2015, and the associated challenges impacting a merchant’s...
As EMV liability shift deadlines come and go, opportunities will remain to further mitigate fraud and improve the cardholder experience. Consumer expectations shaped by mobile proximity payments, the evolving in-store checkout experience, and the...
2015 was a diverse year for breaches. Data theft from government agencies, healthcare providers, financial institutions, telecoms, retailers, and social networks proved that no industry is immune from attack. Many of these breaches exposed...
Javelin’s ninth annual Identity Protection Services Scorecard examines the health of the identity protection industry as it continues to grow rapidly and expand into new partnership areas. 
This whitepaper, sponsored by ID Analytics, explores the challenges that FIs and issuers face against a rising tide of application fraud and how the sharing of intelligence offers long-awaited hope in detecting the synthetic identities that make it...

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