Square Risk Manager

Fight fraud on your terms.

Get insight into payment fraud patterns, and set custom rules and alerts to detect and manage risk.

Square Risk Manager

Stay protected with advanced fraud monitoring.

Our fraud prevention and detection software automatically identifies unusual payments and fraud patterns.

Payment monitoring

Every payment is screened to detect suspicious online transactions with real-time results available in your Dashboard.

Machine learning

Square uses sophisticated machine learning to spot and block online payment fraud and secure businesses of all sizes.

Fraud protection

Authenticate payments with 3D Secure and shift the fraudulent chargeback liability from you to the card issuer.

Custom flexibility

Take control of fraud detection on online purchases. Set the level of risk that works best for you and your business.

Manage risk with powerful, easy-to-use tools.

For businesses looking for fraud prevention solutions, Square now offers Risk Manager, a customizable fraud prevention and risk management system.

Assess risky payments

Advanced analytics help spot online fraud activity. Get alerts to review suspicious payments and take action to prevent fraudulent disputes.

Protect your business

Stop fraud at the source by activating 3D Secure. Let the card issuer confirm the customer’s identity before completing a purchase and take responsibility for any related fraud disputes.

Block repeat fraud

Add suspicious cards, emails, and IP addresses to your Block List, or manually block flagged payments to help prevent repeat fraudsters from making purchases on your website.

Make your own rules

Noticing a trend? Advanced analytics allow you to easily see fraud activity so you can create alerts and set rules that automatically control when you accept payments.

There are many ways to sell online with Square.

Start your free eCommerce store using Square Online and receive fraud protection at no cost with Risk Manager added to your account for free. You can also process payments using other eCommerce solutions, including your preferred eCommerce platform, or create a custom solution with Square APIs.

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Frequently Asked Questions

  • What is Risk Manager?

    Risk Manager is a fraud prevention tool that helps you spot and manage potential online payment fraud. Risk Manager allows you to customize the level of risk you’re willing to accept running your online business.

  • How much does Risk Manager cost?

    Try Risk Manager free for 90 days. After the free trial, Risk Manager costs $0.06 per online transaction. Base fraud monitoring features are included in your online processing fee and are available for no additional fee.

  • What is a risk evaluation?

    A risk evaluation shows the fraud risk based on machine-learning models and algorithms. Risk evaluation is a free, informational tool that helps you decide how to manage potentially fraudulent transactions processed on your account.

  • Does Risk Manager stop chargebacks?

    Risk Manager is designed to help prevent chargebacks. Sellers are liable for all accepted payments and disputes they receive. Square does not assume liability for accepted payments.