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.

Asymmetrical Security Threats of Banking in the Cloud

Whitepaper
Date: March 17, 2020
Author(s): Krista Tedder
Research Topic(s): Fraud & Security, Cybersecurity
This original report, sponsored by Booz Allen Hamilton, explores how geopolitical tensions affect financial institutions’ threat landscape, the state of cloud usage in financial services and what financial institutions need to do to...
This report reviews the existing privacy laws, identifies cybersecurity threats, and helps guide internal discussions on how to evaluate risks. 

2019 Identity Protection Service Provider Scorecard

Javelin Report
Date: February 3, 2020
Author(s): Krista Tedder
Research Topic(s): Fraud Management, Fraud & Security
In Javelin’s annual Identity Protection Service Provider Scorecard, we evaluate the fraud-mitigation features of 14 of the leading direct-to-consumer services.
This original report, sponsored by Kount, provides insights and education to retailers and merchants to demonstrate how digital transformation also brings about more complex fraud scenarios. While improving the user experience, it is...

Securing the Contact Center

Javelin Report
Date: December 16, 2019
Author(s): Krista Tedder
Research Topic(s): Fraud Management, Fraud & Security
Walk through a contact center and you will hear violations of security and privacy in the name of servicing the consumer. As we collected information on location at multiple contact centers, it was readily apparent that contact center security needs...

2020 Cybersecurity Trends

Javelin Report
Date: December 3, 2019
Author(s): Sean Sposito
Research Topic(s): Fraud & Security, Cybersecurity
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
Research Topic(s): Fraud & Security, Fraud Management
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...

EMVCo Secure Remote Commerce (SRC)

Javelin Report
Date: December 2, 2019
Research Topic(s): Fraud Management, Fraud & Security
U.S. digital-only challenger banks have long touted low fees as their primary benefit. No monthly account charges and free ATM transactions help position the mobile apps as consumer-friendly alternatives to giant banks. Several of these neobanks...
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
Research Topic(s): Fraud & Security, Cybersecurity
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...

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