Cyber Monday: What Retailers & Shoppers Should Watch For
While store managers and salespeople gear up for long lines, social engineering, and point-of-sale malware on Black Friday, CIOs and development teams gear up for fraudulent online purchases and Web-based data breaches on Cyber Monday.
Report: Mobile to Account for Almost Half of Online Holiday Transactions in U.S.
More transactions will take place on mobile devices during the traditional holiday kickoff in the U.S. this weekend than ever before, according to one antifraud technology provider. Based on historical transaction data, Portland, Ore.-based iovation predicted 48%of online transactions starting Black Friday and continuing through Cyber Monday will originate on mobile devices.
Forecast: Mobile to Push Nearly Half of Thanksgiving Weekend Sales
When it comes to shopping this holiday weekend, nearly half of Americans will be using their mobile devices. That's the word from a new iovation forecast; researchers suggest at least 48% of sales this Black Friday through Cyber Monday will be made via mobile device.
Podcast: Mobile Transactions Peak between 9 and 10 pm ET
Fraud prevention firm iovation predicted more mobile purchases on Black Friday than on Cyber Monday and that the share of online transactions being performed on a mobile device will be highest between 9 and 10 p.m. ET daily during the holiday season.
Cyber Monday: What to Watch For When Shopping on Your Phone
iovation's CTO Scott Waddell talks with KGW Newschannel 8's Crime Investigator Chris Willis about holiday shopping trends and scams that consumers should be aware of. iovation predicts that mobile devices will account for 48 percent of all online retail transactions from Black Friday to Cyber Monday.
Casino Security Exposed: An Inside Look
Reputation management technology is also vital to improving online casino security. Casinos utilize tools such as iovation's fraud prevention service. Over 3,000 fraud professionals and hundreds of online brands contribute 500,000 details of fraud each day. Ultimately, this kind of detailed information can help profile guests and target potential crooks.
Mobile Shoppers Face a Greater Fraud Risk, But Not Because of EMV
Black Friday will mark a new milestone this year, when mobile devices for the first time will account for about half of all online purchases during the first weekend of the holiday shopping frenzy. Transactions via mobile phones and tablets will reach a peak of 48% of all e-commerce sales from Black Friday on Nov. 27 through Monday, Nov. 30, iovation forecasted this week, based on a long-term analysis of millions of transactions from clients of its online fraud prevention services.
Comparing the Top Web Fraud Detection Systems
Facing millions of dollars in Web fraud losses, companies cannot rely solely on strong user authentication for online banking, e-commerce and similar sites (as underscored by the Federal Financial Institutions Examination Council [FFIEC]). Expert Ed Tittel explores the features of the top Web fraud detection systems and compares critical purchasing criteria, including iovation.
Tripwire Security Analyst to Moderate Cyber Security Literacy Panel for Entrepreneurs
Tripwire, Inc., a leading global provider of advanced threat, security and compliance solutions, today announced that Ken Westin, senior security analyst, will moderate a panel on improving cyber security literacy for entrepreneurs including iovation, ID Experts, Nike and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI).
Trends to Watch at Money 20/20: 3 Trends in Security
Tying every device to its proper owner – Device manufacturers have done an excellent job of driving the desire for upgrading to the latest and greatest phone or tablet every 12-18 months. Luckily, there are some security companies that are pioneering better ways to verify which devices belong to which individuals, such as iovation, Early Warning and inAuth.