The Feedzai Blog


Are EMV Standards Enough to Stop In-store Fraud?

Three letters have been on the minds of U.S. retailers, banks and card issuers for the past few years: EMV. Standing for Europay, MasterCard, Visa, EMV encompasses the shift toward chip-based payment card technology to enhance credit and debit card security. Beginning October 1, 2015,


The Future of Risk: Beyond One-Dimensional Machine Learning

The world of fraud is ever-changing. As modern fraudsters become more creative and sophisticated in their attack methods, modern enterprises have to be responsive and holistic in their approach to detecting and preventing fraud in their systems. Prakash Santhana is the Managing Director for Payments


Using Advanced Natural Language Generation to Communicate Data Insights at Scale

In a world awash in data, organizations are clamoring for information about what that data tells us about the environment we live in. That’s the message that Kristian Hammond, Chief Scientist and co-founder of Narrative Science, presented during a talk at the Real Machine Summit


Using Machine Learning to Optimize Chargeback Re-presentments

Every year, enterprises lose billions of dollars to ecommerce chargeback costs. New fraud techniques based on “social engineering” are contributing to the problem. Dr. Selena Zhong, Senior Data Scientist Lead at Microsoft, recently spoke on these issues at the Real Machine Summit, hosted by Feedzai


Online Account Opening: How Credit Unions Can Outcompete Big Banks

Credit unions have gained popularity in recent years among consumers looking to minimize fees, earn higher interest rates and receive more personalized customer service. In a recent survey conducted by the Aite Group, credit unions surpassed other types of financial institutions in the overall ease


The Antidote to Financial Data Breaches

In February 2016, Wendy’s reported a potentially massive data breach across hundreds of restaurants in its network of 6,500 locations. It turned out that the point-of-sale systems for over 1,000 franchisee locations in its network were infected by a malware since the fall of 2015, the extent of