Studies indicate that as many as a third of cardholders are afraid to shop online due to security concerns.
Authenticated Payment may convince prospective ecommerce shoppers that it is safe to use their card do not need to do anything, 3D secure is available with all of our accounts and no extra development work is required on your site as the process is identical to our standard online payment process, with the exception that we will automatically detect if the cardholder has enrolled to the 3-D secure scheme and will prompt for additional card details.
However a monthly fee will be charged by this provider.
American Express Safe Key works on the 3-D Secure protocol supporting multiple authentication methods Is American Express Safe Key aligned with industry standards?
Yes, to facilitate ease in certification of American Express Safe Key and minimize development costs as much as possible, Safe Key has aligned with industry standards. Z3544745 Master Card ® is a registered trademark of Master Card International Inc.
Bidding wars for large partnerships can become extremely expensive.
Costco, a very customer-focused business, would not want the disruption of a migration unless the terms are incredibly sweet.