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The State of Mobile for Travel and Leisure Retailers: Infographic

Posted on Thursday, September 7, 2017

It’s great to see how you compare with your Travel & Leisure peers, especially when it comes to mobile payments and fraud. Our 2017 Mobile Payments and Fraud Report gives insight from over 800 merchant respondents. Check out this fun infographic and see how your peers feel about the current state of mobile payments & fraud!

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Topics: mobile payments, infographic, travel and leisure

Check Out Our Fall Lineup (No, We’re Not Talking About TV)

Posted on Wednesday, September 6, 2017

Fall is here, bringing all kinds of new lineups -- the back to school carpool lineups, NFL lineups, new TV lineups. But will any of those help you combat fraud? Probably not. Check out a new kind of fall lineup with Kount’s roster of educational and entertaining events happening throughout the season.

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Topics: events, lineup

Most Consumers Aren't Concerned About Security in mCommerce. Should They Be?

Posted on Tuesday, September 5, 2017

In the Mobile Payments & Fraud: 2017 Report, online merchants said by a more than 2 to 1 margin that their customers are much more concerned with ease-of-use than security.

Interestingly, in a 2016 survey by SmartMetric, 80% of US credit card users said they were concerned about credit card fraud and identity theft.

Turns out that this is a boomerang discussion, one that keeps coming back again and again. It’s been studied over and over ever since online businesses first struggled with the tradeoff between speed and security. 

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Topics: mcommerce, mobile app

A False Positive Walks Up to the Register

Posted on Friday, September 1, 2017

Though this may open like a joke, the ending is less than hilarious. Let’s talk about false positives, and the negatives they create for your business. 

Just having a fraud prevention strategy to begin with is such a step in the right direction that merchants may be reluctant to examine a widespread dirty little secret— false positives that turn customers away and hurt merchants’ bottom lines by automatically rejecting legitimate transactions.

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Topics: fraud prevention, false positive

The State of Mobile for Ticketing Retailers: Infographic

Posted on Thursday, August 31, 2017

It’s great to see how you compare to your Ticketing peers, especially when it comes to mobile payments and fraud. Our Mobile Payments and Fraud: 2017 Report shares insight from over 800 merchant respondents. Check out this fun infographic and see how your peers feel about the current state of mobile payments & fraud!

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Topics: mobile payments, infographic, ticketing

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