Nov 2016

Tom Byrnes in PaymentsSource.com: Can Consumers Help With Security?

Merchants need to strengthen their defenses against would-be cyber thieves… Click here to read the full article.

Nov 2016

Tom Byrnes Authors Article on the Operational Implications of Digital Goods

Retail Touchpoints article reveals tips for merchants entering the digital goods sales arena… Click here to read the full article.

Nov 2016

Article by Tom Byrnes Asks: Are We Nearing the End of Manual Reviews?

Loyalty360 article reveals the need for merchants to think beyond traditional manual review processes… Click here to read the full article.

Oct 2016

Vesta in blastingnews.com: Twitter chief and merchants feel the chip card pain

Newly released data shows that chip cards are slow to be accepted by stores and digital fraud is rising…” Click here to read the full article.

Oct 2016

Tom Byrnes on NBC Nightly News: New Chip Tech Leads to Dramatic Rise in Online Credit Card Fraud

Most consumers are now using credit cards with a specialized chip, making them more secure and less prone to theft in stores. But the increased security is leading to an increase in online fraud… Click here to view the video segment.

Oct 2016

Tom Byrnes in The Wall Street Journal: Credit-Card Scammers Flock to Online Shopping

In card-not-present transactions, “no one is standing there to authenticate you…” Click here to read the full article. (WSJ subscription required)

Oct 2016

Tom Byrnes in nbcnews.com: One Year on, Are Chip Cards Effective — Or Just Very Annoying?

It’s not the physical theft of cards that’s the real risk anymore. It’s the massive data breaches… Click here to read the full article.

Jun 2016

Tom Byrnes in PYMNTS: Should Retailers Just Say ‘No’ To Digital Gift Cards?

As consumers continue to move toward a digital option for their gift card needs, could a retailer’s dream turn into an actual nightmare? Click here to read the full article.

Jun 2016

Chris Uriarte in PYMNTS: Payments and Commerce In 2016: Six Months In

So what has the industry learned about payments and commerce in the first six months of 2016? PYMNTS spoke with nine executives across those sectors to get their takes on the year so far. Click here to read the full e-book.

May 2016

Chris Uriarte in PYMNTS: How Cross-Over Data Fights Fraud

Though merchants are taking advantage of newer ways to fight fraud–such as utilizing knowledge sharing and employing advanced fraud solutions–more may be needed to truly outsmart fraudsters. Uriarte tells PYMNTS how consortium data holds the keys to helping all merchants improve their fraud detection capabilities. Click here to […]