Fraud & Security Research

Monitors the Impact of Trends that Mitigate Security Threats and Keep Accounts and Identities Safe

Financial institutions and their customers are under constant attack as criminals attempt to compromise accounts, personally identifiable information and even intellectual property. Javelin's Fraud & Security team monitors fraud and security trends to help financial institutions and solution providers stay ahead of threats to keep customer accounts and identities safe and mitigate security threats against customers and the enterprise.

2020 Cybersecurity Trends

Javelin Report
Date: December 3, 2019
Author(s): Sean Sposito
Financial institutions (FIs) are driving towards a future where there’s little difference between online and offline banking. In that world where the edge of a firm’s business is better defined by an omni-channel experience than just its brick-and-...

2020 Fraud Management Trends

Javelin Report
Date: December 3, 2019
Author(s): Kyle Marchini
Fraud is continually evolving, and technology can mitigate the risk. But technology can also be the risk. The way consumers interact with financial institutions, how payments move, and the manipulation of artificial intelligence are areas in 2020...
Behavioral biometrics is quickly emerging as a useful means of lowering fraud losses. The technology pulls data from the gyroscopes of smartphones, monitoring and measuring the rates of keystrokes, among other techniques, to accurately ensure...

Solving the Evolving Fraud Problem Through Fusion

Whitepaper
Date: September 24, 2019
This original report, sponsored by Booz Allen Hamilton, outlines the specific motivations, frameworks, and technologies used by collaborative fraud and security teams inside financial institutions, merchants, and payment service...
The growth of fraud over the past decade has fueled the rise of a sophisticated criminal economy. Individuals getting started in fraud, or existing teams changing their focus, rarely need to build their own tools, instead turning to marketplaces...

The Evolution of New Account Fraud

Whitepaper
Date: July 25, 2019
Author(s): Kyle Marchini
This original report, sponsored by GIACT®, examines the challenges posed by the evolving threat of fraudulent account opening. As fraudsters have broadened their targets, organizations outside traditional financial services have had to confront the...
The popular conversation around ransomware has shifted from detection to remediation. Hospitals, municipalities, and other victims frequently end up paying their extortionists through third parties promising data recovery services. 

2019 Identity Protection Service Market Report

Javelin Report
Date: June 6, 2019
Author(s): Kyle Marchini
After a challenging 2017, the identity protection service (IDPS) market rebounded in 2018, growing 16% to reach $4.3 billion in revenue. While notable growth in direct-to-consumer sales demonstrates that many consumers value the protections offered...
This original report, sponsored by NICE Actimize, examines the fraud threats facing instant payments and charts a path forward for organizations to learn about the challenges and best practices from previous faster payments initiatives...
This report outlines the types of cloud services FIs are adopting, as well as the perceived security threats that accompany such applications.

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