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March 11, 2021

On the wires

Nok Nok Labs and Netcetera to Provide Delegated Authentication Solutions for Compliance With PSD2-Strong Customer Authentication and EMV® 3-D Secure

Nok Nok Labs (Nok Nok), the trusted leader in passwordless authentication and Netcetera, the trusted partner for digital payment solutions, today announced a partnership that will deliver delegated authentication solutions to merchants and payment providers seeking to address PSD2-SCA and 3DS 2.x protocols compliance. By utilizing the Nok Nok™ S3 Authentication Suite’s FIDO-based passwordless authentication, merchants, PSPs and acquirers can more securely and easily authenticate users, as well as increase their visibility into authentication processes and compliance in order to assess risk.”

November 10, 2020

On the wires

PAAY and Bluefin Join Forces to Dramatically Advance Remote Commerce Security

“Bluefin, the leader in encryption and tokenization payment and data security, and PAAY, innovator in consumer authentication, announced today a new security solution set that eliminates the threat of hackers and online fraud, while providing regulatory compliance. The solution set combines 3DS, hardware-based encryption, and vaultless tokenization to provide merchants a liability shift, strong customer authentication, data confidentiality, and compliance with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and the Payment Services Directive 2 (PSD2).”

August 18, 2020

On the wires

Marqeta Adds 3D Secure to Its Platform, Providing Customizable Authentication for Online Fraud Mitigation

“Marqeta, the world’s first global modern card issuing platform, announced the release of its new 3D Secure solution. Marqeta 3D Secure will not only help card issuers meet regulatory requirements of Strong Customer Authentication (SCA) under the Payment Services Directive 2 (PSD2) in certain markets, it will also enable these issuers to create tailored cardholder authentication experiences that can help reduce online fraud.”

December 16, 2019

On the web

CULedger Completes Blockchain Identity Pilot With Three US Credit Unions

FinTech Futures

“CULedger claims that MyCUID users can verify their identity by using a biometric function on their smart phone, such as voice, fingerprint or facial recognition. The vendor says that data from its pilot indicated that the average time to verify a member’s identity had been reduced from the industry average of more than 50 seconds to ten or less. “As financial cooperatives, credit unions are more inclined to work together than their bank counterparts in order to best serve their members’ needs,” said John Ainsworth, president and CEO of CULedger.”

October 30, 2019

On the web

EMVCo Is Eyeing Some New Initiatives for 3-D Secure 2.0

Digital Transactions

“While much attention in the payments industry in recent months has focused on EMVCo’s Secure Remote Commerce (SRC) specification, another e-commerce spec from the standards body could be receiving some tweaks. These possible initiatives, which concern the 3-D Secure 2.0 standard, include a way of adding users’ travel data to help authenticate them, whitelisting known merchants, and recruiting voice recognition as a means of verifying user identity, according to Brian Byrne, director of operations for EMVCo., which is owned jointly by American Express Co., China UnionPay, Japan’s JCB card network, Mastercard Inc., and Visa Inc.”

May 14, 2019

On the wires

January 24, 2019

On the web

Entersekt Gains Early Certification for E-Commerce Authentication Solution

Payments Afrika

“Entersekt, an innovator in mobile-first fintech solutions, announced that it has gained EMVCo certification for its 3-D Secure 2 access control server. EMVCo is a payments industry consortium managing global specifications for secure card-based e-commerce transactions. Entersekt has offered a 3-D Secure access control server (ACS) for many years. Its mobile-optimized solution was among the first to be accredited by Visa, Mastercard, and American Express. It has proved popular among consumers in Europe and South Africa, who continue to enjoy the password-free, one-touch experience it makes possible.”

December 13, 2018

On the wires

November 6, 2018

On the web

5 FAQs to Help Merchants Prepare

Braintree blog

“Verifying card owners can transfer liability for fraud disputes away from the merchants who utilize 3DS. With issuing banks preparing to support 3DS 2.0 integrations by spring 2019, many merchants may be wondering how this next iteration will impact them — and how they can prepare.”

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