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    The new case for 3-D Secure - Podcast

    Is EMV 3DS enough to combat modern threats without driving consumers away? According to podcast guests Jaime Howard of CardinalCommerce and Kevin Weller of Visa, the answer is yes.

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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

    Is your shopping cart ready for PSD2 SCA?

    Authentication is core to payment processing in Europe, so if your digital transactions are not authenticated, you will be expected to implement a solution before your business is impacted.

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industry news

Cardinal Mobile SDK and the changing digital landscape

With the rapidly changing world of COVID-19, the shift to digital and connected devices has never been more important

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An IoT revolution is coming

All indications point toward an IoT revolution by 2025. According to Juniper Research, it is predicted that transactions on personal devices will increase by more than 400 billion in the next five years. Total transaction value from personal devices will likely double to $12 trillion.

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Apple Discontinues UIWebview

Apple has decided to replace one type of web control with another.

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False Declines

False declines represent good transactions (meaning would-have-been sales) that are declined due to suspicion of fraud. For the ecommerce merchant, they can be a never-ending source of frustration.

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Take charge of your chargebacks with EMV 3-D Secure

Don’t let holiday chargebacks get you down. Find out how to stop them before they hit.

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Google Chrome Samesite Changes and What You Can Do

What are the most important things you want when surfing the internet? Probably making sure your privacy is protected, your transactions are secure and it’s lightning fast, right?

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March 14 and what it means to European merchants

As of March 14, 2020, Visa is mandating issuers in the European Economic Area (EEA) need to be live with EMV® 3DS v2.1.

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The latest version of EMV® 3-D Secure – a deeper dive

EMV 3DS can help manage PSD2 SCA’s exemptions. See if they’ll work for you.

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The latest version of EMV 3-D Secure – Why you should be updating now

Learn about key dates for EMV 3DS v2.2 and some of its benefits around PSD2 SCA.

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AP CEMEA EMV® 3-D Secure Activation – what it is and what it means to you

Learn about Visa’s activation dates for EMV 3DS in the AP and CEMEA regions, and how you can get ready.

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3DS replay: What we are seeing and how you can maximize approvals

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industry news

Exemptions: What are they and what can they do for you

Exemptions are a hot topic when it comes to PSD2 SCA. They can be useful because issuers and merchants can use exemptions to mitigate friction and not present SCA to the cardholder when applicable.

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industry news

Travel Industry Message Extension

Staying ahead of the ever-changing payments landscape

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industry news

Why Should EMV 3DS Matter to You

Find out why EMV 3DS is a win for everyone. And why you should want it too.

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Why Authentication Matters

Why does authentication matter? Because today more than ever, with so many connected devices, CNP transactions are on the rise.

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Mastercard® Identity Check™ Insights

Improved authorizations. Maximized speed. That’s what a data only solution aims to provide. As a matter of fact, it is focused on just that.

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EMV® 3-D Secure v2.1 vs v2.2: What issuers need to know

There have been a lot of questions about the new versions of EMV 3-D Secure, whether issuers should adopt them (and when), and what the difference between them is (and how they are different from 3-D Secure 1.0).

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industry news

The new case for 3-D Secure - Podcast

Is EMV 3DS enough to combat modern threats without driving consumers away? According to podcast guests Jaime Howard of CardinalCommerce and Kevin Weller of Visa, the answer is yes.

read more

Resources

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.

FAQs

Our consumer authentication experts offer answers to our users' most Frequently Asked Questions.

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