The Mercator report discusses fraud rates by type, including counterfeit card, lost or stolen card, card ID theft, intercepted mail, and card-not-present.
ATM skimming was reported by 19 of 21 countries, and the use of internal card reader skimming devices appears to be on the rise.
Companies are introducing voice and face biometrics, investigating innovative methods of consumer ID management, and adding improved security features.
By the end of 2014, the average cost to a business affected by a data breach stood at $5.9 million, the alliance says.
More than 6 in 10 businesses store unencrypted cardholder data, SecurityMetrics says.
Financial institutions will be able to use the tool to evaluate their readiness to identify, mitigate and respond to cyber threats.
Scotland's Scotia Security Group is also moving forward with previously announced plans to expand into the US market this year.
The 2100 series NVR was developed for installations where space is at a premium and high heat can be a problem.
Reputational risk and the loss of current customers as the result of an attack are also high on the list of concerns, Kaspersky finds.
The Halifax is testing the Nymi Band, a wearable device that authenticates its owner using an electrocardiogram.
Mobile enterprise environments are increasingly the target for embedded spyware, adware and backdoors, security provider says.
As the ATM's card reader is powered down by the device sensor, its jamming signal is powered up to protect unwitting cardholders.
'Criminal entrepreneurs' will come together on a project basis, lending their expertise as part of a 'crime-as-a-service' business model, the report finds.
The new components can help financial crime prevention professionals to more effectively detect, investigate and resolve crimes, the company says.
The Active DIP Kit from TMD allows continuous card data jamming — previously limited to motorized readers — on DIP card reader-equipped ATMs and SSTs.