Top Credit Cards for Fraud Protection

As data breaches mount up, you may want to choose a card whose issuer provides you with tools to counter fraud and will back you up if your information is stolen.

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Javelin Strategy & Research recently ranked 20 leading credit card issuers based on the security measures they offer in three areas: prevention, detection and resolution. Among the prevention features were mobile and online authentication (the use of your voice or fingerprints to verify your identity) and controls that allow you to cap a transaction amount.

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Lisa Gerstner
Editor, Kiplinger Personal Finance magazine

Lisa has been the editor of Kiplinger Personal Finance since June 2023. Previously, she spent more than a decade reporting and writing for the magazine on a variety of topics, including credit, banking and retirement. She has shared her expertise as a guest on the Today Show, CNN, Fox, NPR, Cheddar and many other media outlets around the nation. Lisa graduated from Ball State University and received the school’s “Graduate of the Last Decade” award in 2014. A military spouse, she has moved around the U.S. and currently lives in the Philadelphia area with her husband and two sons.