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March 14, 2022

On the web

Online Retailers Warned of Lost Sales As SCA Comes Into Effect

Finextra Research

“Online retailers are being warned to be prepared for the introduction of Strong Customer Authentication (SCA), the biggest change to payments since Chip & Pin rolled out 16 years ago. Initially scheduled for introduction on 14 September 2019, the rules – which demand a two-step verification process for all online purchases over €30 – come into effect today.”

March 4, 2022

On the web

UK Merchants Warned to Get Ready for Imminent SCA

Finextra Research

“With the UK finally set to officially enforce Strong Customer Authentication (SCA) rules, vendor Forter is warning merchants that issuing banks are already issuing soft declines on transactions which have not been sent to 3DS and are not flagged as either exempt or out of scope. Initially scheduled for introduction on 14 September 2019, the rules – which demand a two-step verification process for all online purchases over EUR30 – will finally be introduced on 14 March.”

October 6, 2021

On the wires

EMVCo Publishes EMV® 3-D Secure 2.3 to Support More Secure and Convenient E-Commerce Authentication – EMVCo

“Global technical body EMVCo has enhanced the EMV® 3-D Secure (3DS) Specifications to improve the consumer experience and fraud fighting capabilities for issuers, acquirers and merchants across e-commerce channels and devices. The latest version, EMV 3DS 2.3, has been published following approval of its release by EMVCo’s Board of Advisors. EMV 3DS 2.3 introduces enhancements to increase flexibility for optimising EMV 3DS implementation across multiple channels and devices, help issuers identify fraudulent transactions more quickly and accurately, and streamline the authentication process for consumers to improve the overall payment experience.”

August 23, 2021

On the wires

EMVCo Publishes EMV® 3-D Secure UI/UX Guidelines – EMVCo

“Global technical body EMVCo has published EMV® 3-D Secure (EMV 3DS) UI/UX Design Guidelines to help card issuers, banks, merchants and solution providers optimise the EMV 3DS payment authentication experience for e-commerce consumers. The guidelines are publicly available on the EMVCo website in an easy-to-use interactive format. In e-commerce purchases where EMV 3DS solutions are used, EMV 3DS user interface (UI) and user experience (UX) design refers to the look and feel of the screen that consumers interact with on their device during authentication with their card issuer. This includes how visual components (e.g., logo, colour, iconography, etc.) are displayed in various device layouts, and how information is presented and communicated to guide them through the steps for verifying that they are the legitimate cardholder.”

December 8, 2020

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July 16, 2020

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October 23, 2018

On the web

3D Secure v2

Stripe blog

3D Secure v2 — Our new guide covers what internet businesses need to know about the upcoming new version of 3D Secure.”

August 30, 2018

On the web


Financial IT

Adyen, the payments platform of choice for many of the world’s leading companies, today launched a fully-certified 3D Secure (3DS) 2.0 solution which it has made available to its customers or merchants needing a next-generation authentication solution. The first-to-market solution is based on EMVCo’s 3DS protocols and will help merchants reduce risk and protect their customers from payments fraud. It also overcomes a significant pain point of 3DS 1.0 by improving the payments experience for customers, particularly on mobile.

August 14, 2018

On the wires

EMVCo Launches EMV® 3-D Secure Test Platform

“EMVCo today announces the availability of the full EMV® 3-D Secure (EMV 3DS)
Test Platform, which enables the functional testing of EMV 3DS solutions. 3DS product providers can now confirm whether their solutions will perform in accordance with the EMV® 3-D Secure Protocol and Core Functions Specification v2.1.0, or its EMV® 3-D Secure – SDK Specification, and receive Letters of Approval from EMVCo.”

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