Amadeus Taps Visa’s CyberSource For SCA Compliance

PYMNTS.com | August 29, 2019

Amadeus Taps Visa’s CyberSource For SCA Compliance
Travel technology firm Amadeus is teaming up with Visa CyberSource to enhance anti-fraud measures for the industry.In an announcement Thursday (Aug. 29), Amadeus said the tie-up will combine the payment, customer authentication and fraud management capabilities of CyberSource with Amadeus’s reach in the travel sector to connect industry players with fraud and payment solutions.The companies pointed to the European Union’s PSD2 and Regulatory Technical Standards requirement Strong Customer Authentication (SCA) as key factors behind businesses’ need for enhanced fraud mitigation efforts. Collaborating with CyberSource, Amadeus said, will enable the company to help businesses become SCA-ready.

Spotlight

The travel industry is at an inflection point as it recovers
from the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic. The confluence of a shift in consumer mindset, recognition of travel
and tourism as an economic driver, and more robust acknowledgment on Wall Street of compatibility between
profit and Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG)
standards, creates the optimal time to focus on a more
sustainable future.

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