FIDO Specs: Moving Beyond Passwords
Security experts see the FIDO Alliance's Dec. 9 release of two universal authentication specifications as a positive move in the effort to end reliance on passwords. But the standards' impact will be minimal unless they're widely adopted, which could prove to be an uphill climb.
New report sheds light on performance of mobile commerce while also highlighting security issues
Security in the mobile commerce field has been a major issue for some time. Because mobile commerce is still a young market, many companies involved in this sector are still learning how to secure themselves and their customers from cyber attacks and fraud.
Mobile Commerce Makes Up 37% of Black Friday and Cyber Monday Transactions
According to iovation, the top types of online fraud were credit card fraud, phishing, identity theft and account takeover, based on analyzing the tens of millions of transactions that its fraud prevention solutions processed from Black Friday to Cyber Monday.
The Gaming Companies to Watch in 2015
iovation has won numerous awards and the service was given the ability to accept compound business rules, allowing operators to create sophisticated rule combinations to adapt which fraud indicators they look for at a moment’s notice. They introduced new features such as mobile emulation detection, new device identification, a Tor detection service, and additional rules for Real IP, and TrustScore—a service that highlights trustworthy customers.
Internet of Things Sensor Platforms - Mobile Apps, Sensor Platforms, Code Halos and Consumer Behaviors
In 2015 I will be studying how consumer behaviors are changing as a result of the use of smartphones and mobile apps. I will also be studying what leading companies are doing to address those changing behaviors. Why? Review the stats from iovation in this article.
3 Ways Retailers Can Improve Mobile Customer Experience
There is no doubt that online retailers were expecting a spike in conversions over this infamous weekend, but if iovation’s figures are anything to go by, retailers with an effective mobile marketing strategy could have been in a better position to increase conversions. Let’s look at 3 ways they could have made their customer experience better.
Understand The Seismic Shift To Mobile and Make Peace With The Ghost Of Christmas Future
In holiday forecasts and surveys galore, mobile devices are projected to account for 53% of online shopping (IBM’s Quarterly Retail Forecast). And the projections seem to be receiving validation, with one source saying 37% of transactions took place on mobile devices over the period starting with Black Friday and ending after Cyber Monday.
Thanksgiving through Cyber Monday: An M-commerce Explosion
37% of e-retail transactions from Black Friday through Cyber Monday were made on smartphones and tablets, finds anti-fraud technology vendor iovation Inc., which analyzed tens of millions of retail transactions processed by its fraud prevention systems.
Black Friday and Cyber Monday Mobile Transactions Reached 37 Percent
According to the data consensus Cyber Monday mobile buying didn’t quite hit 30 percent but it did earlier in the weekend. However, a new set of data released from anti-fraud software company iovation makes a more audacious claim: “37 percent of retail online transactions from this Black Friday to Cyber Monday were made from mobile phones and tablets.”
Mobile Shopping Continues to Make Inroads
Last week, iovation found mobile devices were used for 38 percent of transactions on Black Friday, 40 percent on the following Saturday and Sunday, 30 percent on Cyber Monday, and 44 percent the weekend before Black Friday, Nov. 22 and 23.