SHIELD. Know your clients before doing business.
The only 24*-step background check for online merchants
Knowledge is power. And knowing everything possible about merchants’ online activities before starting a business relationship gives you unparalleled advantages. SHIELD from Web Shield is a unique due diligence software tool that vets prospective clients and provides you with a comprehensive background report. So you quickly, efficiently and reliably know exactly who you’re dealing with – before signing a contract.
Use SHIELD before accepting an online merchant as a new client. It gives you complete background information on prospective clients’ pre-approvals in e-commerce, full applications in e-commerce and F2F, and mobile applications. For your peace of mind.
Detailed merchant profile
A highly-automated 24*-step process analyses the maximum-possible information about an online merchant. This makes it nearly impossible for criminals to manipulate the results.
Time and cost savings
Save up to 90% compared to the cost of a manual background check. So you stay profitable as online merchants grow exponentially in number.
SHIELD’s automated processes eliminate accidental human error. Its precise software engineered in Germany ensures that each due diligence process upholds highest the quality standards.
For each prospective client, you receive a consolidated merchant evaluation featuring easy-to-understand traffic light logic. It clearly signals when to proceed with a prospective client and when to use caution. Easily generate a comprehensive Summary Report with all details about an online merchant and add it to your contract documentation.
Constant data security
All data is safe and sound with SHIELD. In addition to standard SSL encryption, it also uses SSL encryption of online and software databases, 256-bit URL encoding of all processes and URL suppression.
24* customisable steps:
SHIELD uses a dynamic set of steps that can be tailored to your requirements.
The number of steps available will increase in the future as the software advances.
Current steps include:
- Extended IP range and content check (EIPACC)
- Source code identity matching (SCIM)
- Background check including search engine research verification (SERV)
- Aﬀiliate website identification
- Credit scoring check (optional)
- Entire website download
- Content violation and child abuse images check
- Merchant history and reputation scan
- Sanction lists check
- Merchant portfolio cross-check
This is an example of a consolidated merchant evaluation from the Summary Report. Easily generate a comprehensive full report with all details about a prospective merchant – ideal for contract documentation.
First SHIELD, then MONITOR
Used together, SHIELD and MONITOR optimally protect your business from fraudulent online merchants. Before you sign a contract with a prospective client, SHIELD due diligence software provides you with a complete background check of the merchant’s online activities. After you’ve accepted a client, MONITOR regularly checks up on the merchant and notifies you if anything suspicious arises.
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