“As merchants have upgraded in-store payment security measures, fraudsters have flocked to CNP channels—online, mobile and elsewhere—with stolen payment credentials and seriously harmed merchants’ growth potential,” explained Vesta Chief Marketing Officer Tom Byrnes.
43 percent of corporate finance executives (or 33 percent of CFOs) confirmed that fraud risk has interfered with corporate efforts to develop new products or services or even caused business model changes. Perhaps more challenging, 43 percent (or 36 percent of CFOs) reported fraud risk interfering with corporate budget allocation or revenue projections. As such, 56 percent anticipate their fraud detection and assessment strategies to change in the next two years.
“Unfortunately, fraud risks are distracting merchants from focusing on what they do best: innovating and satisfying customers to boost revenue and grow their businesses,” added Byrnes.
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About Vesta Corporation
Vesta Corporation is the only global provider of integrated fraud and payment solutions for enterprise partners in the ecommerce, telecom, digital goods, media and financial industries. The company’s guaranteed CNP payment solutions and innovative, patented fraud technology are proven to increase conversion and acceptance while eliminating fraudulent transactions and merchant liability.
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Communications Strategy Group, on behalf of Vesta Corporation
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SOURCE Vesta Corporation