Posts from UK

What’s behind the acceleration of NFC mobile payments?

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Posted on 30th Sep 2014 by in

Our mobile team is witnessing the effect of TSM Consortium’s simplification of the NFC supply chain in driving uptake around the world and the recent announcement with Apple

M2M Connected American Football Helmets: Fact or Fiction?

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Posted on 24th Sep 2014 by in M2m

In the latest post in our Gemalto M2M Fact or Fiction Quiz series, we look at the reality – or science fiction – of the connected American Football Helmet

Three top priorities to help banks build loyalty as customers take them up on switch guarantee

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Posted on 16th Sep 2014 by in Financial-services

With current account ‘switch’ rates up nearly 20% in the UK, what must banks do to build loyalty?

Laetitia Jay tackles the big M2M issues on “The Peggy Smedley Show”

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Posted on 1st Sep 2014 by in M2m

Recently, our own Laetitia Jay, VP of M2M marketing and services, had the pleasure of being a guest on the world famous (in the M2M world) Peggy Smedley Show. For those who don’t know, Peggy is known as the voice of M2M and connected devices and has her own show broadcast live each Tuesday at […]

What is Digital Security? – IT Security Assessment is about prevention rather than cure

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Posted on 5th Aug 2014 by in Enterprise

The digital world is swarming with security perils. April’s Heartbleed Bug was just the latest in a long line of threats looming over individuals and businesses, and according to PwC’s Global Economic Crime Survey 2014, one in four surveyed businesses had experienced cybercrime, with 11 per cent of them hit with financial losses of more than […]

Adding M2M technology to NFL and College Football

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Posted on 1st Aug 2014 by in M2m

The M2M Telefonica Blog recently revealed an infographic demonstrating what would happen if football (in this case they mean soccer) embraced M2M (machine-to-machine) technology. The possibilities revealed included innovations such as boot sensors which would monitor ball force, shot speed and distance run, smart gloves for goalkeepers that measure data to help coaching staff improve […]

Who should you trust more: Social log-in services or your mobile operator?

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Posted on 2nd Jul 2014 by in Telecom

Social log-in services can be excellent time-saving tools and are a very convenient way to avoid the tedious process of online registration, filling in numerous forms and general password fatigue. So why are Facebook and Google’s versions of this tool not used more often? The answer’s simple; privacy is paramount to security, so why would […]

What security, M2M and mobile technology tips can we learn from the new Batman?

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Posted on 1st Jul 2014 by in M2m

Earlier this year, Zach Snyder (of Man of Steel, 300 and Watchmen) tweeted a sneak preview of what the new Batman, played by Ben Affleck, will look like in the upcoming blockbuster Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice. The photo spread throughout the internet and received over 47,000 retweets in just two weeks. This got […]

Less than two weeks before the return of CryptoLocker and ZeuS malware – Panic time?

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Posted on 5th Jun 2014 by in Enterprise

The UK’s National Crime Agency (NCA) is warning everyone to protect themselves against Cryptolocker and ZeuS malware before they both make inevitable returns to the web in less than two weeks. The NCA is working with the FBI and Europol in an effort to suppress the GameOverZeuS Trojan and the Cryptolocker ‘ransomware’ that encrypts victims’ […]

Secured communication is driving the future for connected cars

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Posted on 23rd May 2014 by in M2m

From four-wheeled mobile offices to driverless cars and even windshields with integrated Google Glass, the possibilities to enhance transportation and improve our way of life are endless. As with most things Apple get involved in, the future of connected cars has become a hot topic over the past few months. Since the launch of Apple’s […]