MasterCard has a special place as being the second most popular credit card, with over 190 million cardholders worldwide. The company’s success is due in large part to their security protocols, namely MasterCard SecureCode and Identity Check. But how do the two compare 4 years after the latter’s release?
The emergence of 3-D Secure as a viable solution to limitations of credit card and debit card transactions has come to the fore with the release of its second version. Here, we will highlight the importance of ACS in the original version of the security system as well as discuss the improvements available in the second version.