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.

Threats from Within: Social Engineering to Malicious Intent

Javelin Report
Date: August 27, 2020
Author(s): Alexander Franks
Research Topic(s): Cybersecurity, Fraud & Security
This report will look at malicious insiders, non-malicious insiders, and accidental threats that can be identified and mitigated before a financial loss occurs. The report will also highlight how the threat landscape, both economic and situational,...

Securing P2P Payments

Javelin Report
Date: July 1, 2020
Research Topic(s): Fraud & Security, Fraud Management
Person-to-person (P2P) payments continue to flourish in the United States as more consumers adopt faster payments as a way to deal with busy, digitally infused lifestyles. The P2P payment grid across the span of product providers and participating...

Genesis of an Identity Fraud Crisis

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Date: April 22, 2020
Research Topic(s): Fraud & Security, Fraud Management
Join Krista Tedder, Kathy Stokes, Jason Park, and Norm Marraccini to examine the impacts to your customers and business, with a discussion on how to minimize and mitigate risks. As an industry, we will look back on 2020 as the genesis of an identity...

Cybersecurity Implications of Digital Payments

Date: April 21, 2020
Research Topic(s): Fraud & Security, Cybersecurity
Financial service providers engage in a continuous tug of war between delivering frictionless payment experiences and protecting the data required to enable commerce. Cybersecurity requirements can be considered a hindrance to growth,...
Javelin’s 2020 Identity Fraud Study provides comprehensive analysis of fraud trends in the context of a changing technological and payments landscape in order to inform consumers, financial institutions, and businesses on the most effective means of...
COVID-19 has triggered an international response that is unprecedented in terms of how enterprises engage during a pandemic. Until recently, such an event was largely a fictional exercise of documenting what might occur and business continuity...

Asymmetrical Security Threats of Banking in the Cloud

Date: March 17, 2020
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
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...

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