Kount Press Releases and News Articles
Kount’s CEO Presents “Digital Transformation and Ecommerce Fraud” to the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco Board
Kount, a leading innovator of solutions for fraud and risk management, today announced that its CEO, Brad Wiskirchen, presented yesterday to the Board of Directors at the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco.13-September-2018 | read more
How Fraud Takes A Bite Out Of QSRs’ Mobile Margins
Quick-service restaurants (QSRs) are pushing ahead with their digital efforts, with mobile-ahead ordering among the hottest areas for that. But that also brings more opportunity for fraud — and protecting against fraud can often become an afterthought for QSR operators.24-August-2018 | read more
Mobile Payments: The Next Generation
While some hotel and restaurant operators have resisted moving into mobile payments — often because they believe mass consumer adoption of technology, such as mobile wallets, is still several years away — many others have begun to move forward.20-August-2018 | read more
Why Retailers Must Call On Technology For Chargeback Prevention
It was a good year. Your online and mobile channels have just eclipsed your storefront sales. Management is celebrating their vision and foresight, IT is relieved that the website held up and fulfillment is working furiously to ensure that merchandise is delivered.14-August-2018 | read more
Kount Claims Apple Pay and Google Pay are Losing Ground to PayPal and AmEx
Countering conventional wisdom that Apple’s and Google’s mobile wallets are increasing in popularity, fraud and risk management firm Kount claims that significantly fewer merchants are accepting Apple Pay and Google Pay this year, with each supposedly falling by 13 percent from 2017 to 2018.
Mobile Payments and Mobile Channel Fraud - Report Highlights
In surveying nearly 600 merchants, the 2018 Mobile Payments & Fraud Survey found several major mobile wallets have lost traction, with the percentage of respondents accepting Apple Pay in 2018 down from 48% to 35%, the most drastic decline of all mobile wallets, and Google Pay down from 38% to 25%.