News, release information and certifications

Find out more about digital payment trends, expert articles and webinars in the Knowledge hub on the Netcetera website.


3-D Secure 2.3 – Further progress to benefit the cardholders

09 March, 2022

EMVCo released EMV® 3DS 2.3, the latest version of the 3-D Secure protocol, at the end of September 2021. It offers additional options for combating misuse and supports more channels and devices. Overall, the user experience for cardholders is to be further improved. Netcetera experts Dr. Thomas Fromherz, Digital Payment Strategy Expert and Fellow, Tanja

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Netcetera in full compliance with UnionPay

18 February, 2022

The UnionPay certificate means even more business opportunities for the issuers and payment service providers, safer online ecommerce environment, as well as relaxed shopping for the cardholders. Starting from January 2022, Netcetera becomes a UnionPay certified Third Party Service provider and is fully compliant with UnionPay, the world-leading card network, with issuance in more than

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3-D Secure and intelligent risk management

10 November, 2021

Cardholders are becoming increasingly demanding – especially when it comes to e-commerce payments that should be convenient and frictionless. At the same time, they place great importance to a high level of security. If banks succeed in meeting these demands, they can ultimately generate higher revenues in the card business as a result. The key

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8-digit BIN ready

28 October, 2021

Customers of our ACS are set for the changing mandate The BINs are changing: The bank identification numbers are increasing from six to eight and we are making sure that issuers can smoothly migrate to the new 8-digit BINs with the Netcetera 3DS ACS. We are ready to process both 6- and 8-digit BINs and

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Track KPI, improve risk tools & support with less effort

22 September, 2021

Our 3-D Secure Issuer Service offers multiple ways to share data with you. Do you need to track and analyze your KPIs? Do you need to improve the accuracy of your risk tools? Or do you need data for troubleshooting and cardholder support? Offering easy access to all needed data, we can serve all your

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Netcetera 3DS ACS is Discover Global Network certified

13 September, 2021

Expanding reach of secure payments Discover Global Network, an international payment network, certified the Netcetera ACS for Diners Discover Network card transactions. Certified with all major card networks, the access control server improves user experience and promotes secure and frictionless transaction authentication worldwide. Netcetera is constantly driving security and convenience of online payments to manage

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Netcetera and Entersekt implement FIDO authentication standard for PLUSCARD – A first in Europe

12 July, 2021

Nowadays, it is convenient to make quick and easy online purchases with a credit card. But how do you protect online payments from fraud? There are various methods to prove the identity of buyers. However, most modern methods require a mobile device. For customers who do not have one or who prefer to make payments

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3DS authentication data at a glance

07 June, 2021

Facilitate support and operations for better customer service Are your call center agents still switching between application to find the required data to help your cardholders? With our Get Transaction Web Service, this is a thing of the past. Import the 3DS authentication data from the Netcetera ACS directly into the application you are using

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2nd provider with latest AMEX certification

02 March, 2021

Securing transactions with Netcetera ACS according to SafeKey 2.2 We are proud to announce that we have successfully completed the testing and certification for the latest protocol with American Express (AMEX). The Netcetera 3DS ACS is the second worldwide to receive the Letter of Approval for the American Express SafeKey® 2.2 certification. With certifications for

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Our latest product feature delivers richer transaction data

11 February, 2021

We are unveiling our latest product: the upgraded Transaction Notification Web Service (TNWS), offering richer authentication data to card issuers and banks in order to improve payment authorisation decisions. The near-real time authentication data reduces false declines while improving security. TNWS transmits transaction and merchant details in near-real time, so card issuers can make immediate

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