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Risk solutions for issuers
At Visa, securing the world's payments is priority one. Using the power of advanced technology and analytics, we're able to thoroughly analyze more than half a billion payments a day-reducing fraud, preventing breaches and protecting the integrity of the entire payment ecosystem.
Empower consumers and clients
We provide tools, resources and controls that enable others to make better decisions about managing risk.
Travel Notification Services (TNS)
Avoid mistaken purchase declines while your cardholders are traveling by incorporating cardholder self-reported travel plans into approval decisions.
Provides issuers with a powerful online platform that manages rules in real-time to decline high risk purchases/wallet provisioning requests and flag suspicious purchases that require further investigation.
We deploy new technology, enabling our partners to deliver frictionless experiences that help identify and authenticate consumers.
Visa Trusted Listing*
Enables consumers to designate "trusted" digital merchants and skip subsequent consumer authentication requirements as defined in Europe's Second Payment Services Directive (PSD2).
*Visa product is currently only available in the European market.
Visa Consumer Authentication Service (VCAS)
Supports an issuer’s authentication strategy within their 3-D Secure program by providing real-time risk assessment against ecommerce fraud. Works behind the scenes evaluating each transaction based on data from Visa, the merchant and the issuer.
Facilitates greater data exchange between merchants and issuers during the authentication of cardholders for e-commerce transactions. Visa Secure with EMV 3-D Secure enhances risk-based authentication (RBA) models so that only the riskiest transactions are stepped up for additional cardholder verification. Visa Secure helps provide a better user experience for consumers while maintaining security across multiple payment channels, including mobile web, in-app, and digital wallet payments.
Aims to prevent fraud losses at the point of application through a two-digit FCRA-compliant ID fraud score that works across all card brands. Advanced Identity Score combines Visa’s artificial intelligence with unique data to help issuers predict credit application fraud - including Identity Theft and Synthetic Identity. By leveraging proprietary, extensive data, including many data elements not captured by credit bureaus or alternative solutions in market, this solution helps distinguish low-risk and high-risk applications while reducing false positives.
**Visa product is currently only available in North America market.
By identifying ecosystem attacks and fraud warnings early, we can work to address any vulnerability before it becomes a breach.
Actively monitors for and helps counter fraudulent ATM cash-out attempts by employing sophisticated technical and analytical capabilities, including concise alerting and automated notifications for issuers.
Visa Account Attack Intelligence
Protects the ecosystem and our clients by using artificial intelligence to detect patterns in data that are otherwise undetectable by humans, identifying instances of brute force payment account enumeration. Visa Account Attack Intelligence helps to eliminate false positives and focuses on identifying sophisticated attacks quickly, while also enabling Visa and our partners to monitor and quantify the impact of these attacks.
Visa Consulting & Analytics has industry knowledge and expertise to generate actionable business insights and propose data driven services and solutions to grow your business, optimize your investments and improve performance.
Country/client security roadmaps
In partnership with local regulators, Merchants, Acquirers, Issuers and strategic partners, Visa creates country-specific security roadmaps that outline the technology and investments necessary to secure payments. These roadmaps include details on new technologies, including best practices and country-wide mandates.
Every client has a risk partner at Visa. By engaging directly with clients and partnering with stakeholders, this team helps drive security initiatives and builds trust in the payments ecosystem.
We utilize advanced analytics and data to help authorize secure transactions and make better business decisions during disputes.
Actionable Fraud Intelligence (AFI)
Provides issuers with specific, actionable insights to improve fraud performance through proprietary benchmarking data that can help to reduce fraud without material impact to authorization approval rates.
Visa Advanced Authorization Fraud Detection (VAAFD)
A powerful interactive dashboard for issuers providing specific, actionable insights on fraud performance improvement opportunities through unique, competitive benchmarking data.
VisaVue Online-Fraud Performance Benchmarking
Fraud Performance Benchmarking report that provides a powerful combination of timely, comprehensive and targeted information and benchmarking data to enable issuers and acquirers to more effectively meet today’s fraud control and risk management demands.
Set governance process
We share intelligence and insights to help businesses and regulators stay nimble in the changing security landscape.
We help enable secure digital commerce and establish high standards for transactions around the world.
EMV 3-D Secure
Facilitates greater data exchange between merchants and Issuers during the authentication of cardholders for ecommerce transactions. This enhanced risk-based authentication aims to provide a better user experience for consumers while maintaining security.
A new payment architecture that is designed to reduce fraud securing the payment environment for “card not present” merchants and at the physical point of sale. Tokenization replaces sensitive account information with a unique digital identifier called a token allowing in-store, online and in-app payments to be processed without exposing actual account details that could potentially be compromised.
We continuously work with clients and stakeholders to help prevent, investigate and mitigate data compromises throughout the payment ecosystem.
Visa’s Payment Fraud Disruption team incorporates intelligence analysis, tools and capabilities to help prevent, investigate and minimize the impact of data compromises to Issuers using a multi-layered approach.