Unified Software have added enhanced credit/debit card validation plus a new data conversion module for transforming UK bank sort codes and account numbers into international format.
As online credit/debit card fraud becomes am increasing problem, Unified Software bring for the first time via a web service, an enhanced level of credit/debit card validation.
More than just a simple check of the credit/debit card number, BankVal UK can now determine the card type, issuing organisation, country of issue and other useful fraud detection information.
George Barron, CTO at Unified Software commented: "This enhanced service is a first line check to make sure that credit/debit card numbers have been entered correctly and as a powerful anti-fraud measure. Available as a web service, this module can be used to pre-screen credit/debit card numbers BEFORE they are encrypted to a database or forwarded to a merchant service. We have worked closely with our customers and anti-fraud organisations and are confident that we have delivered a service that will improve the quality of our customers' data and help to reduce card crime."