Customer Story

Payment Processing Platform

Fraud Detection

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The customer

One of Pecan's early adopters has developed a payment processing platform that serves millions of businesses around the globe. The company's goal is to ensure that customers have access to the most advanced, reliable, and transparent payment services on the market.

The challenge

The payment platform is constantly battling fraud attempts and striving to maintain the highest system reliability for its customers. The challenge is daunting in light of the 1 million transactions processed each day, a significant number of which are illegal fraud attempts. The company was looking for a solution that will minimize financial losses and prevent negative effects on its brand reputation.

Existing solutions in the market know how to deal with only one of the many problems that enterprises must address, but each solution costs a great deal of money - tens to hundreds of thousands of dollars - and it takes many months to build and implement it. Moreover, the customer is required to pay the amount in advance and has no idea what solution they’ll receive and how effective it’ll be.

The solution

The Pecan platform can cope simultaneously with various and diversified challenges by relying on deep neural networks and artificial intelligence. The system connects to the raw data of the customer, and, based on the dynamics of the networks, locates and understands the analytical context. This enables predictions and deep insights based on machine learning derived from the data. Using these predictions and insights, the customer can take business, legal and marketing measures that solve their problems and maximize potential and opportunities.

Because the Pecan platform is based on deep-learningand artificial intelligence, the process of generating business insights from the data is done automatically without human contact and therefore without “contamination" of the data. The process is shorter than the alternatives in the market, up to a few days to build the model and apply it to the data. Moreover, the combination of the use of raw data and the most advanced artificial intelligence technology has given rise to extremely accurate models that are valid and reliable even for exceptional events that cause other systems to crash.

“Reliability and safety are the no. 1 concern of financial transactions platforms; no compromises are accepted in such a sensitive market. For the first time, we believe that we can fully manage and overcome the vast majority of criminal attempts on our systems. Pecan’s innovative and exceptional technologies provide powerful tools to predict attempts”.

CEO of the payment processing platform

The result

Pecan created a working model for the payment processing platform within a week of access to the raw data (compared to 5-7months required for alternative solutions). The cost of the project was a fraction of the alternative solutions. Out of a total 6,259 frauds identified by the system, 4,079 cases and actions taken by the company prevented 3,511 attempts.

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