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…

First Data CONNECTED Magazine: The Future of Fraud

In case you missed it, First Data just released the first ever CONNECTED Magazine, a publication created to provide First Data’s merchant clients with an insider’s perspective on what’s happening right now, and what’s coming soon, in the world of commerce, as well as offer suggestions on how to navigate the new world of “connected” commerce….

Multi-layered Security Solutions: The ‘Crown Jewels’ of Protection

Up until recently, business leaders have often thought that security breaches happen elsewhere. Whether it’s confidence in their current security teams, the fact that they may not do any selling online, or the idea that their business is too small to warrant cyber-criminals’ attention, many executives today have a “it’ll never happen to me” attitude…

Big Data Enables Efficient Cyber Defense

This is the fourth in a series of five brief summaries about cyber security strategy in the Asia Pacific region. Many enterprises in the Asia Pacific region are still running dated systems and technologies that are highly vulnerable to cyber attacks. The general lack of security expertise and low adoption of risk management technologies put…

Asia Pacific Needs Technologies for Faster Cyber Security Response

Asia Pacific Needs Technologies for Faster Cyber Security Response | First Data This is the third in a series of five brief summaries about cyber security strategy in the Asia Pacific region. Cyber attacks today can penetrate their targets and take over in a few seconds, and the Asia Pacific region needs to adopt a…

What You Can Do to Prevent a Payment Card Data Breach

Is data security low on your list of priorities for your business? It shouldn’t be. A breach of payment card information is a serious situation that can not only cost your business tens of thousands of dollars, it can also impact your business in variety of ways that can be difficult to recover from. The…