The UK’s Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has delayed the implementation of Strong Customer Authentication (SCA). This is the second delay is has authorised. Last year, the FCA extended the deadline to March 2021. The new deadline is September 2021. It gives e-commerce firms another six months to build, test and deploy a compliant solution.
The press release from the FCA reads:“In the exceptional circumstances of the Covid crisis, we are giving the industry an additional 6 months to implement strong customer authentication (SCA) for e-commerce. This will minimise