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Identity & Access Management (IAM) Passwordless Authentication
Nesh (Steven Puddephatt), Senior Solutions Engineer @ GlobalDots 23.02.22

Why Passwordless, Why Now? Advances in technologies pose new dangers online as more people use devices to do their shopping and finances. The remote work era pedaled, further extending technology adoption, so growing concerns regarding security and new methods are more valid than ever. Progress comes with leaving behind obsolete methods to improve efficiency and […]

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Technical Whitepaper: Biometric Passwordless Authentication (FIDO2 WebAuthN)
Identity & Access Management (IAM) Passwordless Authentication
Nesh (Steven Puddephatt), Senior Solutions Engineer @ GlobalDots 23.02.22

The booming cost of account takeover (ATO) attacks, from $4BN in 2020 to $16BN in 2021, makes passwordless authentication a truly pressing need for all businesses. Most current “passwordless” technologies still contain shared secrets and friction – deeming them irrelevant to the world’s most prominent workforce and buying power: Gen Y and Gen Z. Biometric […]

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How to Mitigate the Top 11 API Security Risks
API Security
Shalom Carmel, CIO @ GlobalDots 06.02.22

What is an API? API is an acronym for an application programming interface. It is a set of rules that allow software programs to communicate. In the business world, APIs are important because they allow companies to share data and functions. It allows businesses to automate tasks and improve communication between departments.  API also allows […]

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How to Defeat Bad Bots in 2022 (and Why It’s Still So Hard)
Bot Mitigation & Anti-Fraud
Dr. Eduardo Rocha, Senior Solutions Engineer & Security Analyst @ GlobalDots 09.01.22

Introduction  Bots today outnumber human users in eCommerce sites: From 15% in 2017, to 30% in 2019, to 64% in 2021. Some extreme cases we’ve witnessed peaked in 90-99.8% bot traffic. But perhaps the more concerning bit is the traffic share of bad bots: an approximate 39% of all internet traffic in 2021.   Hackers are […]

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Bye Bots, Hi Growth: How Up-To-Date Anti-Fraud Can Grow Your eCommerce by +26%
Bot Mitigation & Anti-Fraud
Dr. Eduardo Rocha, Senior Solutions Engineer & Security Analyst @ GlobalDots 19.12.21

Bad bots are a tough issue for online merchants: They overload your backend servers with API requests which will never generate revenue; They scalp your most wanted items, leaving your real shoppers with nothing but disappointment; and worst of all – as they retool and grow smarter, they make you constantly chase them. You, as […]

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Case Study: Security Innovation Increases Retailer’s Sales by 25%
Bot Mitigation & Anti-Fraud
Dr. Eduardo Rocha, Senior Solutions Engineer & Security Analyst @ GlobalDots 16.12.21

Every online merchant knows that unique offerings and offers attract not only customers – but cybercriminals too. For UK fashion retailer End Clothing (“END.”), this became a matter of make-or-break as their global eCommerce operations grew. GlobalDots, a world leader in Web Security innovation, geared END. with the latest word in managed bot mitigation. Greatly […]

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Webinar: Safer, Smarter – Cloud WAF 2.0 (Hebrew)
Cloud Web Application Firewalls (WAF)
Dror Arie, Head of Engineering @ GlobalDots 18.10.21

Cloud transformation is an opportunity to implement a WAF that fits your new, agile IT infrastructure. Appliance-based WAF, or a migrated one, is insufficient for 2021’s security challenges. However, many organizations are concerned that the current range of Cloud WAFs is insufficient for their needs. Starting today, this concern belongs in the past. In this […]

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Case Study: Retailer Saves $500K/mo with Anti-Bot Innovation
Bot Mitigation & Anti-Fraud
Dr. Eduardo Rocha, Senior Solutions Engineer & Security Analyst @ GlobalDots 14.10.21

Today’s bots are too clever for CAPTCHAs. Yet, their financial and reputational damage potential is sometimes immeasurable. eCommerce retailers are left helpless, with overwhelming compute overspend and fraud costs: Bots can be responsible for up to 99.8% of an online store’s traffic. Credential stuffing campaigns can generate 250,000 requests per hour. Fraudulent transactions may cost […]

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Webinar: Privacy by Design – Why Data Privacy & Security Officers Must Collaborate
Bot Mitigation & Anti-Fraud
Dr. Eduardo Rocha, Senior Solutions Engineer & Security Analyst @ GlobalDots 11.10.21

Fill out the form to watch on-demand. Abstract When falling into the wrong hands, abuse of user PII can have a devastating effect on the user’s lives and your business reputation. Facing today’s surging cybercrime, data privacy & security is becoming harder and harder to comply with – even if you care about GDPR and […]

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Webinar: Crush Formjacking – Ensuring Website Protection and PCI Compliance
Bot Mitigation & Anti-Fraud
Dr. Eduardo Rocha, Senior Solutions Engineer & Security Analyst @ GlobalDots 11.10.21

Abstract Magecart is an umbrella term for dozens of criminal groups that place skimming code in the Javascript of websites to intercept data typed into forms. This practice, known as Formjacking, is one of the leading threats facing e-commerce today. However, experts predict we haven’t seen the worst of it yet. Organizations shouldn’t only expect […]

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Defending eCommerce from Bots… Without Dissing Your Customers
Bot Mitigation & Anti-Fraud
Dr. Eduardo Rocha, Senior Solutions Engineer & Security Analyst @ GlobalDots 22.09.21

The real big winners of eCommerce surge 2020 saw the largest year-over-year growth in eCommerce sales. Throughout this growth, fraudsters continued to develop sophisticated attacks to fill their pockets. One of the most devastating attack types is automated fraud: bots that mimic the actions of a real customer so they can bypass fraud prevention tools. […]

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The good, the good-old and the biometric: 5 Passwordless options compared
Identity & Access Management (IAM) Passwordless Authentication
Dror Arie, Head of Engineering @ GlobalDots 25.08.21

Passwords are obsolete. Memorizing long and complicated passwords has been holding back businesses for over 50 years, while cyberattacks are evolving every day. ¹ In fact, Google has registered over 2 million phishing sites as of January 2021. The figure is up from 1.7 million in January 2020, a 27% increase year on year. ² […]

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API Vulnerability Exposes COVID Vaccination Status of All Israeli Citizens
API Security
Dror Arie, Head of Engineering @ GlobalDots 17.08.21

Returning from my vacation abroad, I had to fill out a COVID declaration form on the Israeli Health Ministry website. Something looked weird when I filled it out on my mobile: It was too quick to indicate that I’m vaccinated, and this output came up even with a typo in my passport number. Hence I […]

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