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InAuth Chief Strategy Officer Mike Lynch in Finextra on the Use of Bots for Fraud

InAuth’s Chief Strategy Officer Mike Lynch has an article on Finextra on the increasing use of bots by fraudsters. In the article, Lynch noted the use of botnets has surged recently as EMV chip cards have been successful in preventing counterfeit payment card fraud. He writes, “Given the range of schemes, it is hard to […]

InAuth CSO Mike Lynch in InsightaaS on IoT Security

InAuth’s Chief Strategy Officer Mike Lynch was recently interviewed by InsightaaS on security demands and potential solutions in the insecure world of IoT. Lynch said, “Creators of IoT devices at this point don’t really have the security expertise, so the devices may not have the right security embedded to protect them.” He continued, “…in the […]

InAuth CSO Mike Lynch in BizReport on How Shoppers Can Protect Themselves From Fraud

The second part of InAuth CSO Mike Lynch’s interview in BizReport was recently published and tackles the subject of how shoppers can protect themselves from online fraud. Lynch said, “Until organizations shift away from a password-centric approach to security, consumers are going to need to do everything in their power to protect themselves, although study […]

InAuth CSO Mike Lynch in BizReport on Why EMV Hasn’t Stopped Credit Card Fraud

InAuth’s Chief Strategy Officer Mike Lynch was recently interviewed by BizReport on why EMV hasn’t stopped credit card fraud. Lynch said, “Implementation of the EMV chip dramatically slowed fraud in one channel, but the fraudsters adapted and found new ways to commit fraud using stolen credit-card numbers and passwords, or by opening new accounts with […]

InAuth SVP Sunil Gossain in SC Magazine on Preserving a Great Customer Experience Online

InAuth’s SVP Sunil Gossain has an article in SC Magazine on how stronger authentication and a great customer experience can coexist. Gossain writes, “[There is a] fear that when organisations are forced to tighten their security controls, they will experience financial losses from declined or abandoned transactions. The situation is typically discussed in terms of […]

InAuth Chief Strategy Officer Mike Lynch in CSO on Bot Fraud

InAuth’s Chief Strategy Officer Mike Lynch was recently quoted in a CSO article on the best way to combat the growing problem of bot fraud. In the article, Lynch noted tools that use “velocity detection” can identify and screen bots but are thwarted by those that change IP addresses and disallow cookies. He recommends combining […]

InAuth Chief Strategy Officer Mike Lynch in Finextra on Security Issues in TLS

InAuth’s Chief Strategy Officer Mike Lynch has an article on Finextra on security issues recently discovered in 76 popular mobile apps involving the Transport Layer Security (TLS) protocol. In the article, Lynch noted the complexity involved in the certificate pinning process within TLS can create security holes for fraudsters to exploit. “TLS incorporates a considerable […]

InAuth VP Jimmy Fong Interviewed by goEmerchant on Mobile Commerce

InAuth VP Jimmy Fong has an interview in goEmerchant on how to protect m-commerce in the age of mobile payments. Fong says: “There is no silver bullet approach to fraud prevention. What we see work best is a multi-layered and holistic strategy. What InAuth does is deep device intelligence, which has two key benefits. One […]

InAuth Chosen as Finalist for Prestigious PYMNTS 2017 Innovator Awards

From a record-breaking field of nominees this year, InAuth has been chosen as one of the finalist for PYMNT’S prestigious 2017 Innovator Awards in the “Most Invisible Innovation” category and voting is now open. These awards are done in conjunction with the PYMNT’s Innovation Project® 2017. Getting to the final round involved weeks of deliberation […]

InAuth CSO Mike Lynch Article in HelpNetSecurity on the Rise in CNP Fraud

InAuth’s Chief Strategy Officer Mike Lynch has an article in HelpNetSecurity on the rise in CNP fraud with the adoption of EMV chip cards in the U.S. Lynch writes: “In other regions, experts see a clear correlation: the higher the EMV adoption rate, the more incidences of online fraud. For example, Africa has 89% EMV […]

InAuth CSO Mike Lynch in PaymentsSource on the Best Way to Secure Digital Payments

InAuth’s Chief Strategy Officer Mike Lynch has an article in PaymentsSource on the best way to secure digital payments. “There is…a two-part authentication solution that can be implemented that meets PSD2 Article 97 requirements, and which facilitates a secure, yet frictionless user experience,” Lynch writes, “In such a scenario, the payment services organization would utilize […]

InAuth CSO Mike Lynch in PaymentsSource on Post-EMV Online Fraud

InAuth’s Chief Strategy Officer Mike Lynch was interviewed in PaymentsSource on the surge in online fraud since the EMV liability shift in the third quarter of 2015. Most of InAuth’s customers are larger companies that were prepared for the spike in card-not-present fraud with the increased use of EMV, Lynch said. He also noted fraudsters’ […]