iovation to Tackle Authentication Issues in Opus Research IoT Discussion
Opus Research is hosting an “Authentication in the Age of IoT” discussion panel at its Intelligent Authentication Conference. The discussion will feature participants Tristan Prince of Iovation, and Chuck Buffum of Knurld, who will answer questions from Opus Research founder Dan Miller.
Casino Journal unveils the Top 20 Most Innovative Gaming Technology Products awards winners
Casino Journal has announced the winners of its Top 20 Most Innovative Gaming Technology Products Awards for 2015. These companies and their products will be profiled in the June issue of Casino Journal. iovation's Customer Authentication service has been named a winner to the top 20 most innovative products list.
How Is EMV Transition Going?
Several months after the October 2015 deadline for card issuers and merchants in the U.S. to shift to EMV (chip-based) credit and debit cards, a recent Boston Retail Partners survey found that just 22% of retailers currently support EMV, with another 53% planning to do so within the next 12 months. Sixteen percent say they have no plans ever to support EMV.
Technology Association of Oregon Announces the Oregon Tech Awards Finalists
The 32nd annual Oregon Technology Awards have announced finalists including iovation in two categories for 2016. iovation is a finalist for Technology Company of the Year for Growth, as well as Most Disruptive Technology of the Year for its passwordless Customer Authentication service.
20 Oregon Companies Vie for Top State Technology Awards
Twenty companies are in the running for this year’s Oregon Tech Awards, the annual celebration of the state’s industry organized by the Technology Association of Oregon. Device intelligence firm iovation Inc. is up for two awards, including the Growth category (covering businesses $20 million to $100 million in revenue) and Most Disruptive Technology for its Customer Authentication solution.
CBN Policies Reduce e-Fraud Success Rate Amid Increase in Online Transactions
Nigeria’s burgeoning electronic payment industry is gradually getting some relief from the encumbrance of fraudulent attacks as recent times have seen lower success rates in such activities committed online. Although the global online fraud report by iovation in 2012 ranked Nigeria at the top of the list for cybercrime activities, recent data from the Nigeria Inter-Bank Settlement System (NIBSS) on its fraud landscape report, shows the decline of e-fraud success in the country.
IRS Slowing Tax Refunds to Fight Fraud as Scams Surge
The Internal Revenue Service is taking up to 21 days to review tax returns, according to research from fraud prevention vendor iovation, a clear sign that Uncle Sam has stepped up antifraud measures. Even so, tax return scams that pivot off stolen identity data continue to rise for the third consecutive tax season. The latest twist: Tax scammers are increasingly targeting vulnerable populations—low income, children, seniors and homeless—as well as prisoners, overseas military personnel and the deceased, according to an FBI alert.
iovation Releases 2015 Tax Return Analysis
Longer processing times and the effects of new fraud prevention measures are among the changes iovation has found after reviewing a selection of 2015 tax returns.The IRS now takes up to three times as long to review the average tax return. While such a return took one week in 2014, it can now take as long as three weeks because of the new fraud prevention measures and extra diligence in early fraud detection.
IRS Security Could Slow Tax Refunds
Millions of U.S. taxpayers have filed their returns. And as is the case every tax season, the Internal Revenue Service has issued refunds to most of those filers. But many taxpayers may find themselves waiting a bit longer to get their cash back from the IRS. Tax agency filing data through March 18 show that refunds issued in 2016 are slightly off last year's pace, down 1 percentage point.
Portland security firm finds out why it takes longer to get your tax return
Fraud prevention technology firm iovation looked to its financial services clients to see whether the latest government push to identify tax fraud is working. According to the company, it is. The Internal Revenue Service is taking up to 21 days to review a tax return, compared to just seven days of review last year.