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3 Ways to Protect E-Commerce Transactions During Covid-19

One of the main headaches that all e-commerce platforms run into is fraud, specifically payment fraud. Through classic schemes such as CNP fraud, account takeover and registration fraud, e-commerce companies have always had their hands full. Now with a large portion of the world population under government mandated Covid-19 quarantine, online activity is through the … Continued

Using Phone Numbers in Fraud Prediction Models 

We have mentioned before that the entire lynchpin of digital identity relies on the collection of a phone number as a global trust anchor. Today, you will learn how TeleSign analyzes phone numbers in fraud prediction models to help you decide whether or not to onboard a user onto your web ecosystem. First let’s look … Continued

Are Smart Phones Replacing Passwords?

Despite what experts have been prediction for years, the password continues to soldier on. This happens much to the chagrin of many users who have been forced to remember dozens of different combinations of letters/numbers/characters for every web app they interact with on a daily basis. Despite warnings from security experts not to reuse passwords … Continued

USE CASE: How to Reduce Fake Accounts with Digital Identity

One of the largest pain points for large web eco-systems today is determining which accounts are used by good users and which are run by fraudsters. In fact more than 82% of businesses report that fake accounts are a major problem because they can exist for a variety of sinister reasons. They exist primarily to … Continued

USE CASE: Mobile Identity to Block Robo Calls

Many are familiar with using mobile identity for security use cases. A classic reason to leverage telco data during new user registration would be to match a phone number with the contact information on file with the carrier to confirm identity. However as digital identity has evolved, TeleSign can now do things that were never … Continued

Mobile Identity and You

Businesses are already aware of the benefits of verifying their users with a phone number. By using phone-based verification, brands are able to establish a global trust anchor with their users, ensuring that their platform stays safe and secure. Collecting a phone number allows companies to leverage multi-factor authentication (2FA) via one-time passcodes sent via … Continued

How Synthetic Identity Fraud Works

What is a synthetic identity? When you hear the phrase ‘synthetic identity’ you may assume it means a persona that is fake or made up. You would be half right. Think about a synthetic diamond grown in a lab. Yes, it’s chemically engineered. It’s cheaper than a rock pulled from a mine. But it still … Continued


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