Kount in the News
The Keys to Finding the Right Fraud Prevention Provider14-Nov-2017
Merchants are not fraud experts and that’s ok – they shouldn’t be expected to be. What they do need to be is aware of the high costs associated with fraud, and the risks that come along with it.
How marketers can protect from fraud during the holiday season07-Nov-2017
The holiday season isn't only the season of giving, it's the season of taking. At least where fraudsters are concerned. In fact, more than 10% of transactions may be fraudulent this holiday; Kount has reveal a few keys for marketers to protect themselves from fraud.
Retailers get ready for a high-risk holiday season06-Nov-2017
For most retailers heading into this year’s holiday-season sales crunch, the epic Equifax data breach was only the latest in a series of escalating threats that are having a profound effect on the way they handle payments.
Kount’s origins trace back to self-preservation against fraud05-Nov-2017
What began as a solution to protect a company’s internal systems in the late 1990s has grown into one of the most successful fraud prevention companies in the space.
Hydrobuilder Cuts Chargeback Rates 89% Via Fraud Management Solution03-Nov-2017
As a startup company with less than 15 employees, Hydrobuilder, an e-Commerce retailer of indoor and outdoor gardening products, must handle the growing pains of dealing with increasing fraud attempts.
Kount Presents the 2017 Merchant Holiday Retail Guide01-Nov-2017
Kount has put together the Merchant Holiday Retail Guide, which outlines what merchants need to watch out for, holiday pitfalls seen from the 2016 season, and what merchants can do now for a holly jolly retail season.
Money20/20: Kount’s AI safety rating30-Oct-2017
Rich Stuppy from Kount tells us about what the company is doing to combat fraud.
Kount Announces BOOST™ Technology Delivering on Promise to Boost Sales, Beat Fraud Through AI 19-Oct-2017
Newest Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning Addition Increases Fraud Detection While Reducing False Positives
Who will win the mobile wallets war?11-Oct-2017
With dozens of options available and no clear leader, many merchants are left wondering who will emerge as the winner of the mobile wallet wars. And what will it take for mobile wallets to become the go-to payment source for consumers and reach higher consumer adoption in general?
Kount’s All-In-One Platform Simplifies Fraud Detection And Prevention To Help Online And Mobile Businesses Accept More Orders18-Sept-2017
Fraudsters that come to our clients’ website attempting to steal goods and services are detected in milliseconds and denied the opportunity to use stolen financial data like credit card information to make purchases, while posing as a legitimate consumer.
C-Speak: How merchants can protect their business from growing CNP fraud18-Sept-2017
Earlier this year, fraud prevention specialist Kount published the results of its fifth annual Mobile Payments and Fraud Survey. Shortly after the report was published, we sat down with Kount CEO Brad Wiskirchen and COO Rich Stuppy to talk about this year’s results, and about trends that are influencing the market now.
Kount Announces Final Stops of 2017 Fraud360 World Tour15-Sept-2017
Kount announced the final leg of its renowned Fraud360 World Tour. The 2017 tour will host two in-person events, one in New York on Tuesday, September 19th and another on Thursday, September 21st in Boston, before concluding with a four-hour virtual event on Thursday, November 2nd.
Kount will move across the river and into downtown12-Sept-2017
Kount, one of Boise’s newer tech companies, is the latest to commit to downtown office space. Located on Lusk Street just across the Boise River from downtown since its founding in 2008, Kount intends to occupy the 35,000-square-foot, four-story office building variously known as the Langroise Building, John Alden Building and 10th and Main.
Kount’s All-In-One Platform Simplifies Fraud Detection And Prevention To Help Online And Mobile Businesses Accept More Orders31-Aug-2017
Kount protects online businesses from the negative effects of cybercrime and fraud. Fraudsters that come to our clients’ website attempting to steal goods and services are detected in milliseconds and denied the opportunity to use stolen financial data like credit card information to make purchases, while posing as a legitimate consumer.
Artificial intelligence takes aim at online fraud17-Aug-2017
Data security remains a serious challenge, complicated by the sheer scale of today’s online economy. Each transaction represents a potential breach or act of fraud. Keeping credit card numbers secret is no longer enough with high-profile breaches, skimmers and even underhanded restaurant staff. Many of our credit card numbers are already for sale on the dark web.
The Future of Mobile Wallets: The Sky's the Limit18-Jul-2017
Who will emerge as the winner of the mobile wallet wars? More broadly, what will it take for mobile wallets to become the go-to payment source for consumers and reach higher consumer adoption in general? According to the latest survey by 451 Research, 29% of smartphone owners say they’re likely to use mobile payment apps.
Kount Study Addresses Mobile Payment Security17-Jul-2017
Merchants are becoming more confident about the value and security offered by mobile payment solutions, according to a new report by Kount. The Mobile Payments & Fraud Survey 2017 is based on surveys of 800 merchants.
Merchants' mobile wallet adoption shrinks, but will it last?13-Jul-2017
Seasoned payments industry observers predicted it would take time for mobile wallets to catch on, but few thought adoption would reverse course so soon.
EY Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2017 Utah Region11-Jul-2017
One of the most pressing issues facing any company these days is cybersecurity. When Brad Wiskirchen—then-CEO of a company called ClickBank and its parent company, Keynetics—was faced with problems of fraud in e-commerce, he helped launch a new venture in Kount, a SaaS platform that simplifies fraud detection. With Kount, Wiskirchen helped stop $2.6 billion in online fraud in 2016 alone.
Kount Wins 2017 CNP Awards Customer Choice for Best Antifraud Solution07-Jun-2017
Kount, a leading innovator of solutions for fraud and risk management, today announced that Kount has been named the CNP Awards’ Customer Choice winner for Best Antifraud Solution.
BehavioSec Partners With Kount To Deliver Behavioral Biometrics To Customers Globally24-May-2017
New integration provides greater context for authentication and collaborative fraud mitigation.
Why you need face-to-face time over Facetime02-May-2017
To be successful in today’s business world, you must be smart, agile, and savvy. And advancements in communications tools and overall technology have enabled businesses to be smarter, quicker, and more successful overall.
New Payments, New Fraud02-May-2017
Fraud has run rampant across all industries, and for the payments industry it’s a critical time to manage the exciting changes underway while preventing fraud.
Idaho Statesman: Kount and Midigator Partners02-May-2017
Kount, a Boise fraud- and risk-prevention company, announced a partnership with Midigator LLC to expand chargeback and fraud-management solutions for online retailers, who make sales without seeing a customer’s payment card.
Kount to Host Innovative Tech & Fraud360 Seminar in Israel20-Apr-2017
Kount is expanding the Fraud360 World Tour, its popular fraud prevention seminar series, to include hosting an event in Israel. Kount will present a seminar in Tel Aviv on Wednesday May 3rd, bringing the series to the Middle East for the first time.
Midigator and Kount Partner to Expand Chargeback and Fraud Prevention for Merchants04-Apr-2017
Midigator LLC and Kount announce a partnership to expand chargeback and fraud management solutions for card-not-present (CNP) retailers.
EY Announces Kount CEO Brad Wiskirchen Entrepreneur Of The Year 2017 Award Finalist in Utah Region04-Apr-2017
EY today announced that Brad Wiskirchen, CEO of Kount, is a finalist for the Entrepreneur Of The Year 2017 Award in the Utah Region.
IMF Managing Director Welcomes Establishment of High Level Advisory Group on FinTech16-Mar-2017
The Group is composed of highly-experienced and respected leaders in the field of finance and technology and includes industry pioneers, regulators, lawyers and academics.
Kount and Chargebacks911 Integrate to Help Merchants Beat Fraud and Boost Sales13-Mar-2017
Kount, a leading innovator of solutions for fraud and risk management, and Chargebacks911, an internationally-renowned leader for risk mitigation, today announced the integration of their products Kount Complete™ and Chargebacks911®.
Looking ahead: Fintech in 2017 01-Mar-2017
Several weeks into the new year, we've put 2016 behind us, and here at Kount, we've looked into the rearview mirror to highlight the top five events that shook ..
Kount CEO Brad Wiskirchen Delivers Keynote Address at Utah State’s 2017 Data Analytics Conference 17-Feb-2017
Kount CEO Brad Wiskirchen Delivers Closing Keynote Address at Utah State University’s 2017 Data Analytics Conference Wiskirchen Invited to Discuss Kount’s in Advancements Machine Learning ..
Kount Named Winner in the 2017 Cybersecurity Excellence Awards and InfoSecurity Awards 16-Feb-2017
Kount Named Winner in the 2017 Cybersecurity Excellence Awards and InfoSecurity Awards Kount Complete Honored in Both Awards by Members of the Security Community Boise, Idaho – Feb..
Kount Enhances Data Orchestration Hub with Integration of Whitepages Pro 23-Jan-2017
Kount Enhances Data Orchestration Hub with Integration of Whitepages Pro New integration helps merchants boost sales and combat fraud BOISE, Idaho; SEATTLE, Wash. – January 23, 2..