Who We Are

At Web Shield, our mission is to help acquiring banks, payment service providers and other actors in the payments space to protect themselves from bad actors involved in illegal or non-compliant activities.

Our highly precise investigation tools deliver the information they need to make informed decisions about prospective clients, and alert them when existing ones behave dubiously.

We keep your business out of risky situations – while saving you time and money.

Web Shield Facts
Our Company:

European-based provider of Merchant underwriting and monitoring solutions.

Our Clients:

100+ global Merchant acquirers, PSPs, PFs and ISOs.

Our Team:

More than 45 employees in Germany, Poland and the UK.

Our Credentials:

Official Mastercard Merchant Monitoring Service Provider.

Web Shield Timeline
SHIELD & Monitor

Based on the “Investigative Risk Analysis” methodology, we start developing our first software prototypes.

The process culminates in the version 1.0 of our SHIELD underwriting tool and MONITOR monitoring platform.

2010
2010
Incorporation

Following the successful testing of SHIELD & MONITOR, Web Shield Limited is incorporated in London, UK.

The first small team works from remote offices in several European countries.

2011
2010
Academy

Fostering awareness for new fraud trends and underwriting best practices soon became another priority.

This lead to the establishment of Web Shield Academy, with the first course held in Munich, Germany.

2014
2014
Mastercard MMSP

From the beginning, we have fostered a constructive relationship with the credit card associations.

This culminates in Web Shield becoming an official Mastercard Merchant Monitoring Service Provider.

2015
2014
Due Diligence Suite

After going through three iterations of SHIELD and MONITOR, we were ready for something new.

With the Web Shield Due Diligence Suite, we combined more than eight services into one Risk Management platform.

2016
2016
InvestiGate

The Due Diligence Suite was a big step forward, but it's complexity made it unwieldy for users.

InvestiGate and PULSE builds on its principles, while delivering a true user-focused experience.

2017
2016
RiskConnect

Having met so many people over the years eager for risk and compliance knowledge, we established RiskConnect.

The annual networking conference serves a platform for meeting your peers and exchanging ideas.

2017
2017
Incorporation

Following the successful testing of SHIELD & MONITOR, Web Shield Limited is incorporated in London, UK.

The first small team works from remote offices in several European countries.

2011
2011
Mastercard MMSP

From the beginning, we have fostered a constructive relationship with the credit card associations.

This culminates in Web Shield becoming an official Mastercard Merchant Monitoring Service Provider.

2015
2015
InvestiGate

The Due Diligence Suite was a big step forward, but it's complexity made it unwieldy for users.

InvestiGate and PULSE builds on its principles, while delivering a true user-focused experience.

2017
2017

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