If yours is among the growing number of companies that have embraced customer engagement as a business strategy, you may be wondering, “Should we be doing something differently than before?” The short answer is yes and no—and importantly, you should be doing the same things better.
Again, this month we hear of another data breach that will impact approximately 143 million Americans, exposing personal consumer Social Security numbers, birth dates, addresses and driver’s license numbers. The major impact is that the security of customers’ accounts is at risk, in part because ...
Did you know contact centers are becoming an increasing part of the online fraud life cycle? Since the rollout of “chip-and-pin” cards, fraudsters are devoting more time to online card not present (CNP) attacks. This includes exploiting the contact center for access to account information. However, ...
While many enterprises may have secured and locked down their online channels quite effectively, many have not addressed the vulnerability of the phone channel to fraud. Don’t be a sitting duck! Voice biometrics can help you detect fraudsters and verify legitimate customers by their voice during ...
Balancing information security with consumer demands for speed is an increasing and rather daunting challenge. While the need to provide fast service is real—and customer loyalty may depend on it—identity theft is on the rise and must be addressed. How do organizations balance the two?
The rollout of chip-and-PIN cards is designed to help prevent counterfeit acts associated with credit card fraud and theft. Even still, online fraudulent purchases, a.k.a. “card not present” (CNP) fraud, remains a significant issue. For example, the market has seen chip-and-PIN adoption in the U.K. ...
With the convenience of online transactions comes the serious inconvenience of credit card fraud. This has led financial organizations to increasingly focus on ways to mitigate the rise in fraudster activity. Banks and online merchants should be aware that while the present transition to “chip and ...
Thrilled about her recent promotion, Andrea rewarded herself with a trip to Italy. She enjoyed Rome’s marvelous museums and cathedrals but her real fascination was shopping. While visiting the famous shops on Via Cola di Rienzo, she received an alert on her smartphone. It was from her bank warning ...
In a recent feature, Banking Exchange examined the delicate balance that financial institutions must strike between correctly identifying their phone customers and keeping them satisfied by avoiding long authentication processes. In today’s fast-paced world, that’s not easy. Among the experts they ...
Is there a better way to authenticate callers than by asking security questions? Contact centers today find that security questions frustrate customers and don’t stop professional fraudsters armed with stolen data from cyber breaches. The answer to that question? Yes, there is. In this Gartner and ...
In a recent feature, Speech Technology spotlighted Verint’s announcement that it has released the Verint Identity Authentication and Fraud Detection solution to provide a faster and more seamless approach to customer authentication. According to Verint’s Steve Williams, vice president and global ...

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