Compare SEON vs Forter

About Forter

Providing what they call an “ecosystem of trust”, Forter is known as a reliable real-time fraud prevention vendor.  Forter prides itself in being a truly global startup in its scope and client roster – targets even the Chinese market, looking to gain a footing.  Let’s see how Forter and SEON compare for your needs.

Disclaimer: Everything you’ll read in this article was gleaned from online research, including user reviews. We did not have time to manually test every tool. This article was last updated in Q3 2023. Please feel free to contact us to request an update/correction.

Forter Key Features:

  • Fraud Management: this includes a number of APIs such as Trusted Conversions, which aims at reducing chargebacks and false declines, including a chargeback protection promise akin to the chargeback guarantee model.
  • Identity Protection: includes a suite of tools such as Trusted Authorization and Trusted Identities, designed to protect accounts, reduce takeovers and secure logins.
  • Payment Optimization: the dedicated solution to improve conversion rates, shift chargeback liability, and maintain PSD2 compliance.
  • Forter Element: Fraud prevention for payment service providers in particular.
Pros of Forter
  • Focus on decreasing false declines for more revenue, including with 3DS and PSD2.
  • Holistic option combines top fingerprinting, IP and behavior analysis with custom rules and risk ratings.
  • A proven track record with popular online retailers.
Cons of Forter
  • A reported lack of a blacklist and blackbox AI hinders customizability and transparency.
  • No digital footprint-powered data enrichment insights.
  • A wide range of products and integrations can make it challenging to know exactly what you need.
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SEON vs Forter Features Comparison Table 

SEON Forter
Data aggregation
IP analysisYesYes
Email data enrichment YesNo
Phone data enrichmentYesNo
Find user social mediaYes, checks 90+ platformsNo
Device fingerprintingYesYes
Transaction BINYesYes
Behavior trackingYesYes
User authenticationYesYes
Risk analysis
Custom rulesYesYes
Machine learning suggestionsYesNo
Industry preset rulesYesYes
Risk scoreYesYes
ID verificationNoNo
API callsYesNo
Modular APIsYesNo
Custom API fieldsYesYes
Chrome extensionYes Yes
Manual queryYesYes
Graph visualizationNoNo
Team managementYesYes
Integration with other toolsYesYes
Chargeback guaranteeNoYes
Free integrationYesN/A
Free supportYesN/A
Free trialYesNo
Cost per monthFree plan available, with paid plans starting at $599 per month. For Premium Support, speak with an expert for a bespoke plan.Contact the sales team.

Where SEON Wins over Forter

  • SEON’s focus on reverse email and phone lookup boosts confidence in manual reviews and improves risk scoring overall.
  • Transparency when it comes to pricing and API calls.
  • Machine-learning powered risk rule suggestions and robust control over ratings.
Choose SEON if
You are looking for a well-rounded solution that covers all bases and assists automation as much as manual reviews to support your business, be it in ecommerce, fintech, iGaming or elsewhere.
Choose Forter if
You are in the ecommerce industry and PSD2 authorizations have been a particular pain point in your business – especially if you need a Salesforce integration.
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Further Reading

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Browser Fingerprinting | Digital FootprintingDevice Fingerprinting | Fraud Detection API | Fraud Detection & Prevention

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