Interviews

Interview with Markus Bergthaler Director of Programs at the Merchant Risk Council

Merchant Risk Council: Industry Events & Education

Established in 2000, the Merchant Risk Council is the leading global trade association for eCommerce fraud and payments professionals. About-Fraud.com caught up with Markus Bergthaler, Director of Programs, to find out how the MRC is helping educate and empower industry professionals. In this brief Q&A, Markus sheds some light on...Readmore

Provider & Fraud Knowledge – Square One

It's tempting to approach fraud management in the same manner I assemble my son's toys. Start at step 7, jump to 15, let out a few gasps, an occasional holler... and settle on whatever mix of parts you can jam together. Lucky for me, a toddler is often just as...Readmore
Interview with Emailage Chief Product Officer Amador Testa

Putting Email at The Core of Digital Identity

Emailage was founded in 2012. The company enables merchants to use customers’ email addresses as the core element in assessing transactional fraud risk, including a predictive fraud score. Emailage leverages a vast consortium of data and layered technology to combat transaction fraud, along with other use cases pertaining to account...Readmore

About-Fraud.com Launches with Refined Strategy, Unique Value

about-fraud.com is a website created in, March of 2017. Following a revamped launch in August, about-fraud.com is publishing this interview with the co-founders to explain their motives for creating and operating the site. Below are Ronald Praetsch, PJ Rohall and Ronen Shnidman’s answers to those questions and a look ahead...Readmore
Josep Bernat travel fraud consultant

Flying Thru Turbulence in Travel Fraud

Josep Bernat is the CEO of Nuk Consultants and Svik Lainoa, two companies focused on improving B2B clients’ payments, client conversiand fraud prevention, and is a former CRO of eDreams Odigeo. Having worked for Europe’s largest flight retailer with a presence in 44 markets, Josep is well aware of the...Readmore
Biometric authentication

Biometric Authentication: the How and Why

Biometric authentication for fraud prevention has been developing at light speed these past few years, with many new solutions reaching the market. For those seeking to better comprehend the new possibilities afforded by biometrics, Nu Data Security in conjunction with the Aite Group compiled a custom report on the market...Readmore
CEO Brazilian PSP PrimeiroPay

PrimeiroPay: Adapting to Brazilian e-commerce

Tim Werner is a German living in São Paulo for five years who believes an on-going local presence in the market is the key to providing the best solution for international merchants. Before Werner co-founded PrimeiroPay, he was working in other leading companies such as Boku, mopay and InnoGames. PrimeiroPay...Readmore
Emma Mohan-Satta, Kaspersky Article

Kaspersky Fraud Prevention: Evolving to Meet Changing Threats

Kaspersky Fraud Prevention was recently at Money 20/20 Europe to display their readiness to work with all types of businesses that want to protect their online accounts, from financial institutions and gaming merchants to airlines and other e-commerce sites. About-Fraud.com discusses below Kaspersky’s approach to fraud prevention with company fraud...Readmore