Posted on 20th Nov 2012 by Anvay Lonkar
What springs to mind when you think of McDonalds? Happy meals? Brightly colored fast-food chains? Sponsorship of the 2012 Olympics? Vegetarian-only restaurants in India? How about Machine-2-Machinecommunication? Surprised? McDonalds has pioneered a key business concept – extended enterprise – which is going to be the cornerstone of future M2M Communications. What is an extended enterprise? […]
Posted on 12th Jul 2012 by Gemalto
You always see us say on this blog that EMV chip technology is more secure than magnetic stripe, and prevents payment fraud and use of counterfeit cards. Well we don’t just say it – the stats confirm it. Since the UK has implemented EMV, fraud has dropped steadily every year, and many other countries have […]
Posted on 7th Jun 2012 by Gemalto
This week, the Wall Street Journal reported that Facebook is working on technology that would let children younger than 13 years old use the site under parental supervision. This would be a dramatic change from the current setup, where you must be at least 13 years old to sign up and use the network. CNN […]
Posted on 24th May 2012 by Axel Hansmann
M2M technologies are helping making our lives more secure and more convenient, whether helping control our energy usage, providing us with access to in-car apps, or looking after our medical treatments. In fact, there are so many potential uses for exciting M2M technologies that it’s easy to feel lost in a wave of innovation. One […]
Posted on 2nd May 2012 by Eric Billiaert
eHealth is a topic I expect we’ll be hearing more and more about over the next few years, particularly with the World Health Organization predicting that over 2 billion of the world’s population will be over 60 by 2050. An ageing population means greater demands placed on our health services and it’s up to all […]
Posted on 11th Aug 2011 by Manfred Kube
How secure is your health? The information you provide your doctors with, your treatments, medical histories, scans and other bits of quite personal data your medical advisors have access to all needs to be protected and it mostly is thanks to encryption and other security measures. But what about the medical devices you use? As […]
Posted on 3rd Aug 2011 by John Ahlberg
As one billion people turn to mobile phones and tablets to access the Internet, eBankers are seizing the opportunity to significantly enhance the security of their online banking and e-commerce, enable peer-to-peer mobile money, and develop a new mBanking channel.
Posted on 12th Jul 2011 by Gemalto
Last week I blogged about how the new Federal Financial Institutions Examination Council (FFIEC) guidelines were highly welcome and outlined what issues they would help address. Today I am continuing with the series on these guidelines by outlining what else they could (and perhaps should) have included.
Posted on 6th Jul 2011 by John Ahlberg
As the world moves to stronger eBanking security, Europe leads in using EMV payment cards for online banking and Internet payments.
Posted on 22nd May 2011 by Gemalto
Email is so convenient that we use it to send things which should really be protected by encryption.