1 Introduction

3-D Secure (also referred to as 3D secure authentication or 3DS) is a fraud prevention protocol that makes it possible to identify the cardholder by requesting online authentication. Unfortunately, 3DS may not just complicate the payment process for your customers but may also prevent valid and honest transactions from a successful completing at checkout.

Thankfully, you can use Selective use of 3-D Secure to:

  • Combine with otherePDQ anti-fraud modules.
  • Find the perfect balance between fraud protection and maintaining a smooth checkout experience for your customers.
  • Deactivate 3-D Secure for low amounts transactions.

You will need an active Fraud Expert Scoring or Fraud Expert Checklist subscription to use this service. If you do not have a subscription, get in touch with an ePDQ representative.