Category: Address Risk
Ekata blog posts featuring Address Risk topics.
The Top 5 Fraud Indicators for Shipping Addresses
Determining the validity of an address, especially in ecommerce, is necessary for shipping goods or authorizing a purchase, as well as detecting fraud. Larger and more sophisticated merchants with historical data assess risk based on address characteristics and past outcomes. For example, postcodes with historically high fraud rates may be flagged for further review or […]
Validate and Evaluate the Risk of Any Address in Fractions of a Second
Risky addresses can cause businesses to incur high costs due to fraud, order reprocessing, customer care hours, customer loyalty, and more. For trust and safety teams, Address Risk API is designed to provide rich metadata and risk signals around any given address and help you predict whether your customer is engaging in fraudulent activity. Two […]
Evaluate the Risk of Any Address in Fractions of a Second
Risky addresses can cause businesses to incur high costs due to fraud, order reprocessing, customer care hours, customer loyalty, and more. The Address Risk API helps alleviate these costs by validating global addresses and provides fraud risk signals in fractions of a second so you can streamline checkouts, identity fraud early in your customer workflows, […]
How to Validate Customer Addresses to Reduce Risk Transaction
Is this a valid address?: 399 Judson Street Lynden, WA 98264 As it turns out, answering this question is more complex than you might think. Read along as we highlight the challenges in validating postal addresses at a global scale, why Google’s Geocoding API might not be the best solution for you, and why a […]
Are You Feeding Your Fraud Model Identity Data Designed for Risk?
Today, there are many identity data providers to choose from, and most offer data consumption via API. However, identity data APIs are not all the same. Few providers design their identity data and APIs specifically for risk. Many identity data APIs are developed without a particular model in mind. The APIs are entirely generic; they […]
Build vs. Buy – Evaluating Your Options for Global Address Verification
Much of our lives these days may take place digitally, but when it comes to verifying identity, the physical address is still key to preventing fraudulent transactions without insulting legitimate customers. Most companies are already looking at addresses as an additional signal to improve the performance of their risk infrastructure, as in monitoring frequency of […]