Kount Integrates MasterCard Fraud-Scoring Tool in Antifraud Platform

June 17, 2013

MasterCard and Kount have joined forces to strengthen Kount’s e-commerce antifraud platform by integrating MasterCard’s Expert Monitoring Fraud Scoring for Merchants. Kount’s clients now will be able to leverage an additional fraud-scoring tool that takes advantage of MasterCard’s mountain of transactional data. The companies said Kount is the first third party to offer the MasterCard Expert Monitoring API to its customers.

“Our customers rely on us to provide leading-edge, real-time fraud detection that frees them up to worry less about risk and focus on expanding their business,” said Brad Wiskirchen, CEO of Kount. “As cybercriminals increase in numbers and sophistication, merchants need the most effective tools possible. Combining the Expert Monitoring System Fraud Scoring for Merchants via the MasterCard API with Kount’s award-winning platform agent can provide an added level of insight to help merchants further customize their fraud protection according to specific parameters that match the needs of their businesses.”