Jimmy Fong

Jimmy Fong

Jimmy is the serving CCO of the cybersecurity software company SEON, whose technology combines social signals with digital footprint data to wean out false accounts and prevent fraudulent transactions from taking place.

Jimmy has over 13 years within the online payments and fraud space as part of fraud tech pioneers CyberSource (acquired for $2 billion by Visa), GlobalCollect (acquired by Ingenico for $1 billion) and latterly InAuth (acquired by American Express for $250 million). His passion is mixing nerdy obsession over technology and hyper-commercial growth.

Buy Now, Fraud Later?

Buy now, pay later (BNPL) companies are the new normal online, having quickly become a $100 billion industry in the past few years. This growth is attracting more users, companies and investors to the sector. Unfortunately, fraudsters will also inevitably follow suit, so the industry must remain vigilant. This article offers insights into how BNPL…

Could Buy Now, Pay Later Payment Offerings Cost Retailers Security?

The buy now, pay later (BNPL) market continues to grow. According to a recent report, the market is expected to rise by 1,200 percent in the U.S. by 2024. Most online merchants such as Amazon.com, Airbnb, and Instacart already accepted BNPL as a form of payment, including leading options Afterpay, Klarna, and Affirm, however, additional…