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.

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...
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
July 25, 2019
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. 
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.

RSA Conference: Innovation in a Sea of Booths

Javelin Report
April 15, 2019
This report spotlights several new and innovative vendors based on a select set of criteria. The firms had to have marketed themselves to financial services clients; be considered an early-stage company (no more than B-Series funding); offer an...
This report, sponsored by NuData Security, a Mastercard company, explores the relationship between card fraud and false positive declines in e-commerce transactions, along with the effects of those declines on consumers. This report was...

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