Identity Fraud Study

Identity fraud hits all time high with 16.7m US victims in 2017

The 2018 Identity Fraud Study released by Javelin Strategy & Research, revealed that the number of identity fraud victims increased by 8% (rising to 16.7 million US consumers) in the last year, a record high since...
Cybersecurity level of enterprise threats

Cybersecurity data threat report: Trends in encryption and data security

The harsh realities of the current state of cybersecurity are made starkly apparent by the seemingly endless reports of major data breaches, which continue unabated despite consistent increases in IT security spending. This ongoing game...
Payment Issuers

Infograph: The incredible growth of FinTech

FinTech remains a hot topic in 2018. However the first "FinTech" was first devised in 1918 by the US Federal Reserve. Its taken a long time to wind up, but since 1998 (PayPal launch)...
Status of FIs Offering Mobile Banking Services by District

Report: Mobile Mobile banking and payment practices of US Financial Institutions

The year 2016 marks the second time that multiple Federal Reserve Banks (FR Banks) have surveyed financial institutions (FIs) about their mobile banking and payment practices and plans. After surveying institutions in the Atlanta, Boston,...
FinTechs accelerate account openings share

Alternative financial institutions account openings outstrip the growth rate of traditional banks

Banks have been under pressure for some time. This pressure has come from regulators, from customers and from new competition and there is no one front on which banks can focus to combat this. In...
Number and value of payments in the euro area in 2016

Cash still predominant payment form in Europe – ECB study

The European Central Bank (ECB) has conducted a comprehensive study to analyse the use of cash, cards and other payment instruments used at points of sale (POS) by euro area consumers in 2016. The paper presents...
The State of Authentication 2017

A new study, 2017 State of Authentication, examines how businesses are implementing authentication, their motivations for choosing authentication technologies and approaches, and how the evolving threat environment has given rise to new, more effective means of...
Payment Methods Accepted from Mobile Devices

The Mobile Payments and Fraud Survey 2017

The Mobile Payments and Fraud Survey: 2017 Report is the fifth edition of this annual study which seeks to understand and measure the state of mobile payments and mobile channel fraud. Now with five years...
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Fraud Report 2017

The global e-commerce market continues to grow rapidly, and is predicted to be worth $2.4 trillion by 2019. As a result, the market continues to attract not merely ever-greater levels of fraud, but different...
Global venture activity in InsurTech

Growing InsurTech sector tackles industry ripe for change

After 2 moderate quarters, VC investment into InsurTech startups was strong in Q2’17, with $745.4 million invested across 60 deals. Despite quarterly fluctuation in deal size and volume, the overall picture is one of...

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Mobile payments remain a tough proposition to sell in mature markets

Mobile payments are having a tough time gaining adoption in mature markets. According to the annual “Connected Life” study by Kantar TNS, only a minority of...
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