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The difference between big data and fast data

Big data, long an industry buzzword, is now commonplace among most businesses. A 2014 survey from Gartner found 73 percent of organizations had already invested or planned to invest in big data by 2016. For many companies, the question now is not how to manage…

Biometrics for Fraud Prevention

Will biometrics replace passwords?

In-person payments become more secure all the time. First came the switch from magnetic strip cards to chip cards. The next wave is for biometric authentication to replace PINs and passwords. The downside of passwords It’s relatively easy for thieves to get through authentication systems…

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EMV will also cause a spike in application fraud

Fraudsters never rest. As one avenue closes, criminals seek out new ways to perpetuate criminal activity. Along with the EMV migration, companies can expect fraud to come from new places, particularly the card-not-present space. However, there is a less frequently mentioned source of fraud that…

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Ecommerce Fraud Peaked During Holiday Season

As businesses get started with the first quarter of the new year, fraud reports from the holidays are starting to come in. According to ACI Worldwide’s report of the top global merchants, fraud increased substantially during the 2015 holiday season. Ecommerce transactions increased 21 percent…

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3 Ways Machine Learning Can Transform Business

While big data has been the holy grail for competitive differentiation for the past few years, many experts believe 2016 will be the year that businesses will turn to machine learning to take advantage of the massive amounts of data at their disposal. In fact,…