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  • industry news

    Understanding ECI values – An important step in your authentication strategy

    The Electronic Commerce Indicator (ECI) is a value returned by the Directory Server and ACS indicating the outcome of authentication requested on transactions for EMV® 3-D Secure.

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  • our stories

    A year like no other. And what’s to come.

    From a pandemic to civil unrest - to a presidential election wrapping up in December - this was one doozy of a year, full of more twists and turns than we knew what to do with. But we made it.

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  • case study

    Clothing and Footwear Benchmark

    Learn how authentication affects Card-not-Present authorization rates and key statistics on fraud in the clothing and footwear industry.

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  • mandates

    10 reasons PSD2 SCA and EMV® 3DS are NOT the enemy

    We know. You’ve heard all the scary old nightmare stories about 3DS 1.0 …. clunky to use, false declines, shopping cart abandonment, the list goes on and on. And now … PSD2 SCA.

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Merchant Risk Council (MRC) Women in Payments and Fraud virtual event

Don't miss your chance to join leading industry experts at the Merchant Risk Council (MRC) Women in Payments and Fraud virtual event, Thursday February 11, beginning at 9:00 (EST).

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“Join” us as we vie for the title at the “Virtual Lions’ Den Champions Edition”

The Virtual Lions’ Den Champions Edition is the place to see some of the latest solutions for the global airline and travel industry. Just to add some fun, this won’t be your average webinar.

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Cardinal wins best product in the Lions Den

Have you ever wondered what it would be like to face a group of lions? Our own Bassam Chamaa did just that and won!

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Join us at the MRC Spring Virtual 2021 Conference

If you’re attending MRC Spring Virtual Conference 2021 from April 27 - 29, 2021, stop by and visit us at our virtual booth! We’d love to chat and show you everything we’ve been up to!

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What's on the Horizon? The Sunset of 1.0 & What You Need to Know to Get Started

We are back! Register now to join us Wednesday, May 12, at 11AM EDT, for the second episode of our new feature, Conversations with Cardinal - What's on the Horizon? The Sunset of 1.0 & What You Need to Know to Get Started!

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Payments glossary

eCommerce concepts defined: an A‑Z reference guide for industry terms.

Industry benchmarks

Learn how 3‑D Secure can lead to higher authorization rates and help remove fraud. Download these free industry benchmark studies to see how 3‑D Secure impacts different verticals.


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