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Behavioral Biometrics: Innovative Fraud Deterrent or Threat to Consumer Privacy?

Behavioral biometrics is quickly emerging as a useful means of lowering fraud losses. The technology pulls data from the gyroscopes of smartphones, monitoring and measuring the rates of keystrokes, among other techniques, to accurately ensure th...

Solving the Evolving Fraud Problem Through Fusion

This original report, sponsored by Booz Allen Hamilton, outlines the specific motivations, frameworks, and technologies used by collaborative fraud and security teams inside financial institutions, merchants, and payment service provide...

The New Criminal Toolbox: Tools and Tactics for Modern Crimeware

The growth of fraud over the past decade has fueled the rise of a sophisticated criminal economy. Individuals getting started in fraud, or existing teams changing their focus, rarely need to build their own tools, instead turning to marketplaces...

The Evolution of New Account Fraud

This original report, sponsored by GIACT®, examines the challenges posed by the evolving threat of fraudulent account opening. As fraudsters have broadened their targets, organizations outside traditional financial services have had to confront ...

Data Recovery: Paying Extortionists to Protect Customers Is Not Illegal, But It May Be Risky

The popular conversation around ransomware has shifted from detection to remediation. Hospitals, municipalities, and other victims frequently end up paying their extortionists through third parties promising data recovery services. 

2019 Identity Protection Service Market Report

After a challenging 2017, the identity protection service (IDPS) market rebounded in 2018, growing 16% to reach $4.3 billion in revenue. While notable growth in direct-to-consumer sales demonstrates that many consumers value the protections offe...

Protecting Instant Payments in the US: P2P and Beyond

This original report, sponsored by NICE Actimize, examines the fraud threats facing instant payments and charts a path forward for organizations to learn about the challenges and best practices from previous faster payments initiatives ...

The Cloud Conundrum: Banks Balance Customer Privacy and Business Efficiency

This report outlines the types of cloud services FIs are adopting, as well as the perceived security threats that accompany such applications.

RSA Conference: Innovation in a Sea of Booths

This report spotlights several new and innovative vendors based on a select set of criteria. The firms had to have marketed themselves to financial services clients; be considered an early-stage company (no more than B-Series funding); offer an ...

The Small Bank Security Leadership Shortage

When questioned about their top priorities, security professionals inside small banks and credit unions often cite, protecting their retail banking clients. But when compared to their larger peers, they are generally less prepared to do so. At l...

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