The Clearsale Blog

Machine Learning and fraud: why artificial intelligence isn’t enough

Machine Learning and fraud: why artificial intelligence isn’t enough

That’s because while machine learning is an invaluable tool in the fight against fraud, it relies on human input and insight to create a comprehensive solution that yields the best results.

OVERRELIANCE ON AUTOMATED SCREENING LEADS TO MORE FALSE DECLINES

Algorithms are useful for identifying potential fraud quickly, but due to variability in consumer behavior – such as making online purchases while traveling abroad — some transactions will be falsely flagged for decline. The costs associated with false declines are too high to ignore. US merchants lose much more money on false declines than on confirmed fraud — $118 billion in false declines, compared to $9 billion in actual fraud, according to MasterCard and Javelin research.

Click here to read the full article.

Download Credit Card Fraud eBook

You may also like

ClearSale Wins Comparably Awards for Best Work-Life Balance and Happiest Employees

ClearSale Wins Comparably Awards for Best Work-Life Balance and Happiest Employees

Fraud protection leader recognized by career site for a second time this year

ClearSale and BigCommerce Prep Ecommerce Small Business

ClearSale and BigCommerce Prep Ecommerce Small Business

ClearSale and BigCommerce have come together to help small businesses address fraud as the holiday shopping season fast approaches. And this year, more than any other year, primarily driven by the..

[Industry Focus] Fraud Risk Profile for Nutraceutical and Drug Retailers

[Industry Focus] Fraud Risk Profile for Nutraceutical and Drug Retailers

As people become more conscious of what they’re putting into their bodies, there’s been an increased demand for high-quality supplements and healthful food and beverages. The result has been a..

3 Ways Tech Can Benefit Remote Teams

3 Ways Tech Can Benefit Remote Teams

Ecommerce businesses are used to an ever-evolving digital connection between them and their customers. But 2020’s COVID-19 pandemic has resulted in that digital connection making its way into the..

Shopping Habits by Gender: What’s Changed in 2020

Shopping Habits by Gender: What’s Changed in 2020

Do men hate shopping online? Are women more worried about fraud?

How Management Should Contribute to Fraud Protection

How Management Should Contribute to Fraud Protection

As companies grow, management often delegates business-critical tasks—marketing, technology, fraud prevention—to different departments. While it might seem to be an efficient way to get things..

Ecommerce Has Seen Holiday-Level Demand Most of The Year. What Will the Holidays Look Like for Merchants?

Ecommerce Has Seen Holiday-Level Demand Most of The Year. What Will the Holidays Look Like for Merchants?

According to Adobe Digital Economy Index report for May 2020, ecommerce spending in May overshadowed the entire 2019 holiday season. Due to pandemic restrictions and health practices that saw..

ClearSale Becomes Shopify Plus Certified App Program Partner

ClearSale Becomes Shopify Plus Certified App Program Partner

The fraud protection leader has been selected as a premier app provider for the highly regarded commerce platform.

“I Don’t Need Fraud Protection — My Business Isn’t at Risk!”

“I Don’t Need Fraud Protection — My Business Isn’t at Risk!”

As an e-commerce merchant, you know the risk of fraud, false declines and chargebacks. But maybe you think it won’t happen to you because you’re a relatively new — or small — e-commerce merchant,..

Want to write
for our blog?

Please review our writers' guidelines
https://www2.clear.sale/press/clearsale-guest-blog-guidelines
and then email guestwriter@clear.sale with your pitch!

Subscribe to our blog