CONNECTED Magazine: Why Machine Learning Works

With the on-going and evolving world of commerce, fraudsters continue to find new ways to attack consumers and businesses. Luckily, companies are innovating just as quick and learning to combat fraud before it happens. Machine learning technology is being adapted by Fortune 500 companies around the world. But why does it work? And how does…

CONNECTED Magazine: What is the Deep and Dark Web?

Incase you missed it, First Data released their inaugural issue of CONNECTED, a First Data magazine focused on the world of commerce. We hear the terms, “Deep Web” and “Dark Web”, but are they the same thing? And how can they impact your business. Check out one of this issues featured articles HERE for a quick…

The Impact a Data Breach Could Have on Your Business

Though over 70% of data security breaches are targeted at small businesses or particular industries1, it’s rare that the business itself discovers the breach. Most events are detected by a law enforcement agency or a third party, such as a bank or a card association, that notices a rise in fraud that can be traced…

The Time to Develop an EMV Action Plan is NOW!

Payment card fraud is one of the fastest growing problems negatively impacting merchants and card issuers around the world. Check out this infographic to see how you can develop an EMV-readiness action plan to avoid potential liability costs from fraudulent non-EMV transactions.

Creating a Culture of Cyber Security

Cyber Security Awareness Month is coming to a close, but that doesn’t mean that the threats go away. In fact, it’s important to keep the same level of attention on cyber security during the other eleven months of the year. First Data, in conjunction with TrustWave, put together an informative infographic that describes some of…