2017 MRC Blog Posts

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Ravelin Fraud Academy Podcast featuring Gill Wells

February 07, 2017

Can merchants work together to fight fraud? Gill Wells from Just Eat sat down with Ravelin to chat through the possibility and benefits of merchants working together to defeat fraud.

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The Merging of Our Physical and Digital Identities

September 20, 2017

Today nearly every appliance comes in a form of "smart" device. Our world as a whole is becoming increasingly digital -- and our way of interacting with the world is also becoming blurred between physical and digital reality. Our digital identity is, essentially, becoming our physical identity.

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Checked Out of Slow Checkouts?

August 24, 2017

Nearly nine in ten customers want a faster checkout experience. Investing in quicker checkouts is an investment in customer retention. To improve the speed of checkouts, companies must adopt new technologies. Find out how!

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Major Operational Impacts of the GDPR

December 21, 2017

With the General Data Protection Regulation taking effect in May 2018, there are a number of new protections related to EU data subjects that organizations must be aware of in order to avoid fines and penalties for non-compliance.

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Fraud and Abuse Trends 2017

January 30, 2017

Sift Science surveyed hundreds of companies to find out the 2017 trends top of mind for online businesses fighting fraud and abuse.

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Equifax Breach: Never Too Big To Fail

October 17, 2017

It's Cybersecurity Awareness month -- and the perfect time to reflect on some high profile cybersecurity mistakes. Organizations have a lot to learn about the Equifax data breaches, especially in relation to their attempts at mitigation.

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Prepared for Holiday Fraudsters?

November 10, 2017

During the last two months of the year, retailers experience an influx of large numbers of orders that make up for any preceding slow months. Unfortunately, this is often accompanied by holiday fraud, which can substantially cut into any profits that are made throughout the season.

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Fraud Attack Index Shows Nearly 80% Increase for Domestic Holiday Attacks

February 28, 2017

The 2017 Fraud Attack Index comprehensively details the rate at which online fraud attacks increased throughout traditional retail verticals and provides an in-depth look at the reasons behind the changes over 2016.

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What Fortune 100 Companies Can Learn from Mr. Robot

March 29, 2017

Frank Abagnale, MRC Vegas 2017 keynote speaker, said during his presentation that every data breach is the result of human error and that education is vital in preventing security incidents from occurring in the first place.

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The Human Element in Machine Learning

July 27, 2017

Few technologies have been growing as quickly or as substantially as artificial intelligence and machine learning. But even in the wake of this new technology, it becomes important for organizations to remember the human element.

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