By looking at these user behaviors, companies can understand a user’s session journey and field interaction fluency along with their typing and navigation habits. From this data, businesses can determine the user’s intent (customer vs. criminal) and experience (focus, frustration, confusion, and hesitancy).”Jack Alton, Nuero-ID CEO
Digital Fraud Detection Done Right
So how do companies protect against fraud while also reducing friction for customers?
First, we need to acknowledge that not all online fraud detection systems are created equal. Many operate with too much restriction, and the subsequent digital friction costs them, real customers. A recent article found that a company can lose more money declining legitimate customers due to a suspicion of fraud in what is called a “false positive” than actual fraud itself. Adding insight-driven behavioral data to your fraud detection platform simultaneously reduces false positives for real customers while also curbing fraudulent activity. The article notes how “[fin tech services ally] Aite Group estimates that the e-commerce industry will experience false-positive losses of $443 billion by 2021, a much larger number than the projected fraud losses of $6.4 billion.”
Fraud Detection To Help You And Your Customers
Using digital body language, companies can detect user intent, signals that highlight genuine customers and fraudsters, and leverage that knowledge to both improve the user experience for real users and reduce fraud at the same time.
This enables real-time personalization of the digital customer journey based on both high and low fraud potential:
Genuine Applicants – Provide Less Friction
- Fast track applicants around high friction drop-off points
- Convert your best applicants, remain risk-neutral, address all points of friction, and improve overall CX
Fraudulent Applicants – Apply More Friction
- Look closer by adding verification questions and/or extra steps
- Detect fraudulent “intent” using digital body language that most fraud detection solutions miss
It’s vital to get UX right because denying real customers can mean missing out on significant revenue opportunities for your business in addition to any losses accrued due to fraudulent site activity.
Plus, what company wants to be an irritant to good customers? In addition to the loss of initial revenue, according to a study by the Merchant Risk Council, 33% of customers that are falsely declined will never return to that site.
The costs of false positives are exceedingly high.
3 Ways To Detect Online Fraud Using Digital Body Language
Digital body language translates into actionable insights to detect fraud and friction. Here are three tools within Neuro-ID’s behavioral platform commonly used for fraud detection and friction assessment:
1. Friction Index® Dashboard
- Scientifically measure friction for every question on a website form
- These attributes are tuned to over 300B behavioral signals from 150M customer journeys across multiple industries
- They are predictive and valuable on day one: no tuning is required
3. Neuro Confidence Score (NCS)
- These scores are customized to the outcomes a specific company wants to predict
Future Applications For Behavioral Data
Adding digital body language as a new layer of behavioral data is critical in fraud mitigation and improved customer experience. It requires no Personally Identifiable Information (PII) or any 3rd party data sources, merely the data captured from the myriad of digital interactions already occurring with organizations every day.
So looking back now, I want to give a big “Thank you” to Mrs. Paul, because I finally got what she meant.