Emerging Technologies

Revisiting Authentication in the Age of SRC and EMV 3-D Secure

The time for a new authentication strategy is upon us.

International card networks are mandating issuers worldwide deploy Secure Remote Commerce (SRC) and EMV 3-D Secure (3DS) to increase the security of e-commerce. Issuers must decide if they will update their authentication method to better support cardholders and merchants or continue to utilize a less secure challenge—the password—that is known to drive high cart abandonment. Now is the time to plan a transition away from passwords.

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