Forter vs. Kount, an Equifax company

Overview
ProductRatingMost Used ByProduct SummaryStarting Price
Forter
Score 8.0 out of 10
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Forter is a security platform for online merchants that allows them to check each transaction for fraud.N/A
Kount, an Equifax company
Score 8.9 out of 10
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Kount Fraud Detection Software is an option from the company of the same name in Boise, Idaho.N/A
Pricing
ForterKount, an Equifax company
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ForterKount, an Equifax company
Free Trial
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Free/Freemium Version
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Premium Consulting/Integration Services
NoNo
Entry-level Setup FeeNo setup feeNo setup fee
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ForterKount, an Equifax company
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Forter

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Kount, an Equifax company
Chose Kount, an Equifax company
Other choices are more expensive and difficult to incorporate, but Kount provides the best value. However, this convenience comes at a price. As a result of this decision, we've opted for a more difficult integration solution, but one that provides far superior fraud detection …
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User Ratings
ForterKount, an Equifax company
Likelihood to Recommend
8.0
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User Testimonials
ForterKount, an Equifax company
Likelihood to Recommend
Forter
Anyone looking to increase acceptance rates for Ecommerce orders should look into an AI solution like Forter. And if you are replacing a manual system/legacy application already in place, this is a good option.
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Equifax
By now, the vast majority of payment gateways have implemented fraud prevention software like Kount. Contracting the solution directly and doing it faster and cheaper than other solutions on the market makes sense if you have several stores and/or sales.
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Pros
Forter
  • Automated fraud
  • Chargebacks fully covered
  • Excellent service
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Equifax
  • Rule creation
  • Quick execution
  • Robust grading system
  • Alerts
  • Reports and monitoring
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Cons
Forter
  • Implementation on Shopify is a private app
  • Billing is high
  • Variable due to how contracts are structured
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Equifax
  • It's a lot of data to digest (not a bad thing!), so any way they can break it up into more concise/digestible bits, I would personally find beneficial.
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Alternatives Considered
Forter
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Equifax
Kount is cheaper and less complex to integrate than other options. However, that ease comes with reduced accuracy. The other option we have chosen was much more complex to integrate, but also has way more accuracy in determining actual fraudulent transactions. This can be verified by a reduced number of calls to customer care.
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Return on Investment
Forter
  • Increased order acceptance %
  • Less overhead
  • No more chargeback concerns
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Equifax
  • Positive Impact - It's allowed us to scale our business and remove extra steps from our team members to review transactions. We utilize Kount's automated transaction [decision making] to keep our order processing moving.
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