MRC Blog

Death of the Password

August 09, 2017

Passwords themselves aren't really all that secure in terms of authentication. Thanks to technologies like biometric scanning and two-factor authentication, though, it is very likely that passwords are going to become obsolete within the decade.

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A Bot Will Now Take Your Payment

August 03, 2017

You probably feel comfortable taking customer service advice from a bot -- so why not make a payment through one? Chatbots are becoming a popular way for customers to self-service, and many eCommerce vendors are now taking the plunge and also letting chatbots process payments for them.

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The Human Element in Machine Learning

July 27, 2017

Few technologies have been growing as quickly or as substantially as artificial intelligence and machine learning. But even in the wake of this new technology, it becomes important for organizations to remember the human element.

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Singularity: Humanity 2.0

July 20, 2017

The "Singularity" is the idea that we may eventually create an artificial intelligence that is so intelligent that it supersedes us in every way, essentially replacing us -- becoming "Humanity 2.0." This sounds like science-fiction. But is it?

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Cyberterrorism Make You #Wannacry?

July 13, 2017

Despite taking control of data on approximately 200,000 computers across 150 countries early in 2017, the Wannacry ransomware attack is only estimated to have taken in $50,000. This highlights a chilling fact: cyberterrorism is everywhere and cybercriminals are willing to embark upon these missions for relatively low stakes.

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7 Things You Need to Know About Blockchains and the Internet of Things

July 06, 2017

It is becoming harder and harder to ensure the security of the various devices you may have, in addition to the other not-so-obvious items which make up the Internet of Things (IoT for short). Thankfully, a solution proving to be a better way to keep your information safe is emerging: blockchain technology. Let's go over some of the specifics of this developing technology.

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Fraudsters are Diversifying! Mitigate Threats Beyond Payment Fraud

May 17, 2017

Customers' expectations are higher than ever. Businesses are under more pressure to deliver a fast, simple, and safe experience. And fraudsters are diversifying their tactics, looking for inventive new ways to cash out. How can businesses be prepared?

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MRC London 2017 Shatters Attendance Records! Find Out Why

May 17, 2017

Over 600 people attended MRC's spring European conference in London, which offered attendees countless opportunities for discussions, networking and education over three days in late April.

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What Fortune 100 Companies Can Learn from Mr. Robot

March 29, 2017

Frank Abagnale, MRC Vegas 2017 keynote speaker, said during his presentation that every data breach is the result of human error and that education is vital in preventing security incidents from occurring in the first place.

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Fighting Back: How E-Retailers Can Take Chargeback Prevention Into Their Own Hands

March 08, 2017

Chargeback Gurus shares four tips online retailers can use to help prevent the growing losses posed by chargebacks.

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