San Jose, CA (PRWEB) November 25, 2013
ThreatMetrix, the fastest-growing provider of integrated cybercrime solutions, today announces several strategies businesses can implement in place of passwords to prevent data breaches and other cybercrime risks. Sophisticated cybercriminals have figured out several ways to take advantage of weak login information and easily decodable password hints to compromise hundreds of millions of accounts, leading to the downfall of passwords.
Passwords have proven to be an ineffective system of protecting personal account information and online businesses should seek alternative methods for protecting their customers. Recent high profile data breaches including those of Adobe and LivingSocial have compromised more than 130 million customer accounts.
Following recent data breaches, companies now walk the fine line between increasing cybersecurity to protect sensitive account data and alienating their customers through arduous screening processes. Some businesses implement layered strategies such as two-factor authentication to ward off attackers while others arent heightening their security measures at all for fear of inconveniencing customers and both methods are a mistake.
Retailers are caught between a rock and a hard place. They loath introducing speed bumps, such as resetting passwords or requiring two-factor authentication, as these steps pose an inconvenience to their customers, said Alisdair Faulkner, chief products officer at ThreatMetrix. Its crucial to adapt effective technologies that can quickly identify potential threats without negatively impacting the user experience for customers.
Many companies now find themselves searching for the balance between cautious and intrusive. ThreatMetrix offers these recommendations for retailers for businesses to protect their customers above and beyond password:
????Integrate Login and Payment Screening to have a single view of the customer whether they do a guest checkout on a friends iPad or use a registered credit card on their mobile. Most retailers do not have automated means for sharing risk profiles between their fraud and security operations that not only lets hackers through, but can lead to false positives.???? ????Leverage Shared Intelligence Networks to passively recognize both valuable customers and cyber threats based on anonymized shared intelligence of device and persona reputation and behavior. A consortium view makes it easy to detect out of pattern or out of context behavior based on past transactions on other websites. ????Implement Trust Tags to associate user accounts and devices with additional context by tagging, for example, if a registered users email and password was compromised on another site.
The risk of passwords as a preventative strategy is that once account login information is obtained, cybercriminals apprehend personal data that can be used for committing bank fraud or spreading malicious software. Once an attacker has an username and password, the possibilities for fraud are endless, especially if the same information is used for multiple accounts. Of all industries that use passwords as a primary means to protect user accounts, retailers tend to see an increase in activity during busy shopping periods throughout the year. With a high volume of transactions due to holiday shopping, it is even more important for retailers to differentiate between trusted users and cyber threats this time of year.
Stored credit cards are the shortest path between criminals and cash this holiday season, said Faulkner. Consumers that store credit cards online or use the same login information across sites might as well hand their account information to cybercriminals. However, the bulk of the responsibility falls on retailers, who must implement a comprehensive cybercrime protection platform that differentiates between suspicious and authentic transactions without inconveniencing customers.
With the holiday season under way, retailers and consumers must be more cautious than ever and avoid depending on passwords to protect account information. Instead, retailers and other businesses operating online can leverage such technology as the ThreatMetrix Global Trust Intelligence Network (The Network), the most comprehensive data repository that profiles tens of millions of users, to process hundreds of millions of login, payment and wire transfers every month. Overall, businesses must face the reality that the password is dead and more effective strategies must be put in place to protect transactions.
ThreatMetrix secures Web transactions against account takeover, payment fraud, identity spoofing, malware, and data breaches. The ThreatMetrix Global Trust Intelligence Network, which analyzes 500 million monthly transactions, provides context-based authentication and Web fraud prevention to help companies accelerate revenue, reduce costs and eliminate friction. ThreatMetrix protects more than 1,900 customers and 9,000 websites across a variety of industries, including financial services, enterprise, e-commerce, payments, social networks, government, and insurance. For more information, visit http://www.threatmetrix.com or call 1-408-200-5755.
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Question by Daos: How much will my credit score be affected if I was reported to a collections agency just once?
My credit score was nigh perfect before this and I was reported but once for a small amount of $ 13. I am desperate and I have no clue what this will mean to me. Please provide some resources if possible!
Answer by Monkeyguts
if your credit otherwise is good, I think it is meaninglessthey mostly look at credit cards first, and then loans and stuff like that. if all that is good, your oklots of good people get reported to collection agencies for all sorts of dumb reasons. its happened to me.never affected me at all.
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Bohemia, NY (PRWEB) November 24, 2013
Rapid Recovery Solution, Inc. continues to closely monitor an infrequent use of credit cards by young adults.
According to a November 20 article from The New York Times titled For Those in Their 20s, a Finding That They Dont Manage Debt Well, Millennials are mismanaging their finances in a few key areas. A study performed by credit-reporting agency Experian revealed that this age group carries an average FICO score of 628, 53 points lower than those of older Americans. Moreover, 20-somethings carry fewer credit cards and maintain lower average debts by $ 5,000, yet account for the highest percentage of late payments.
A combination of poor economic factors is contributing to these subpar statistics. Inflated college loans are keeping young adults in debt while impacting their finances enough to prevent consumer product purchases with credit cards. Additionally, high unemployment rates and low wages are threatening the buying power of recent graduates.
John Monderine, CEO of Rapid Recovery Solution, weighs in. College debt continues to restrict the finances of young adults, with many students leaving school with tens of thousands of outstanding loans.Therefore, it comes as little surprise to commercial collection agencies that Millennials are using credit cards infrequently, and fail to make timely payments when they do. Monderine continues. Its relatively simple to recuperate a poor FICO score. Consumers, even those on limited budgets, should make steady charges on credit cards that are easily within ones budget. The key is to never let 90 days of non-payment go by and avoid delinquencies.
Founded in 2006, Rapid Recovery Solution, Inc. is headquartered at the highest point of beautiful Long Island. Rapid Recovery Collection Agency is committed to recovering your funds. We believe that every debtor has the ability to pay if motivated correctly. We DO NOT alienate the debtors; we attempt to align with them and offer a number of ways to resolve not only your debt but also all their debts.
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Albany NY (PRWEB) November 17, 2013
Orthopedics is defined as the study of human musculoskeletal system. It is basically a branch of medical sciences dealing with the prevention and correction of injuries or disorders of the skeletal system and associated muscles, joints, and ligaments. Orthopedic surgeries offer an extensive range of cures and treatments for human beings. Recent advancements in arthroscopy techniques i.e. development of minimally invasive surgical techniques has provided a major breakthrough in the field of orthopedics with special application and usage in the sports medicine segment. One of the transforming milestones in the orthopedics industry is the research and development activities that are being carried out in field of arthroscopic procedures as it has critically reduced the healing time for the injuries.
An increase in the cases of sports injuries has been witnessed worldwide due to changing demographic trends and lifestyle mainly in younger population. The fastest growing segment in treatment of sports related injuries is the arthroscopic repair. This growth tinned be attributed to increase in the incidences of sports injuries, increased inclination of patients towards minimally invasive procedures, development of innovative tools and technologies and a growing need of cost effective procedures. The majority of procedures are performed to repair knee damage, most notably to the meniscus, treated sport related injuries such as anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) damage, as well as age related damage from rheumatoid arthritis.
Furthermore, the advent of minimally invasive procedure in the field of arthroscopic surgery has benefitted the global aging population as the usage of this procedure importantly reduces the down time. Knee and shoulder treatment generated the maximum revenues.
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Cloud Security 2013: Companies And Solutions
Cloud security is the set of security protocols and technologies that protect the cloud resources and the integrity of data stored in a cloud computing environment. Cloud security differs from traditional computer security in that it is not focussing on preventing addressing to specific machines.
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Mobile Identity Infrastructure, Applications, And Services 2014 – 2019
Driven by the growing surge for mobile interactions, mobile commerce and online digital purchasing, carriers worldwide are investing in mobile identity infrastructure as an economically effective solution fraud detection/prevention and identity theft issues.
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Question by se: What does a person’s credit report have to do with a person seeking employment?
Some jobs use your credit report against you, especially in finance. Why is that?OK, I definitely do understand, especially in the finance field.
Answer by sophia g
because it you have many debts they think you are a liability that you are going to steal from them
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(PRWEB) November 12, 2013
topcreditcardprocessors.com has declared Electronic Transfer as the third top online credit card processing agency in the month of November 2013. Credit card processing services are scrutinized by the independent research team at topcreditcardprocessors.com to learn which services provide the top online credit card processing services. The ratings are revisited on a monthly basis based on the most recent achievements of performing online credit card processing services.
Credit card processing consultants are evaluated through a meticulous evaluation process to uncover which consultants to highlight in the ratings. While there are thousands of online credit card processing consultants, the ratings are compiled of the absolute best the credit card processing industry has to offer. The independent research team reviews various online credit card processing consultants across five areas of evaluation in order to uncover the overall level of performance in areas including competitive rates, reliability, variance, customer support, and efficiency.
Agencies provide topcreditcardprocessors.com with client references in order to aid in the analysis of their services. Client references serve as an additional metric for benchmarking top competing agencies by obtaining an interpreting of the value behind each service. Clients are often the best indicator of achievement due to their use of the services and their experience in communicating with their preferred online credit card processing consultant.
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