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96 Hours Later, What Does Heartbleed Mean for Your Business?

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Posted on 14th Apr 2014 by in

This content was originally posted on our CloudEntr blog site April 11, 2014. The dust is settling on what has been an explosive week in digital security. Just 96 hours ago, Codenomican and researchers at Google announced they had uncovered a major security threat affecting more than 66% of the web. Making CVE-2014-0160 or what they […]

Making mobile payments the norm

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Posted on 11th Apr 2014 by in Telecom

What is considered ‘normal’? Is it something that has been around for a long time; like saying hello, please or thank you, or like exchanging gifts in the holidays? Is it something that is trusted and widely accepted? When it comes to payments, we believe it’s the latter. Something doesn’t have to be ‘old’ to […]

Why Even Small Businesses Need Enterprise Password Management

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Posted on 28th Mar 2014 by in Enterprise

Small and mid-sized businesses (SMBs) are fortunate to avoid many of the hassles and bureaucracy that are inevitable for big enterprises. But they often lack the budget and personnel that their larger brethren can throw at business issues — especially IT-related issues. These days, however, cloud-based technologies are leveling the IT playing field, lowering costs […]

Trust in mobile messaging

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Posted on 28th Mar 2014 by in Telecom

Thanks to smarter devices and wider availability of connectivity, whether through WiFi services or 4G/LTE, we are communicating more than ever before especially through mobile phones  We send ten billion messages per day on Facebook, and recently acquired popular messaging platform WhatsApp processed 27 billion messages in a period of 24 hours last year. However, […]

Stuck at the airport again? Introducing the secure solution to speed up immigration

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Posted on 25th Mar 2014 by in Corporate

We’ve all been there; you’ve touched down at the airport after a long flight, picked up your bags eager to get on with your journey, only to join the back of a lengthy line for passport control. It’s frustrating for flyers and inefficient for staff. Technology is at the forefront of solving this problem, and […]

EMV in the U.S.: Chip cards are here, but where is EMV at the POS?

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Posted on 18th Mar 2014 by in Corporate

There’s no doubt that EMV credit cards are finally making their way to the United States.  It’s almost become old news that all of the major credit card issuers in the U.S. have begun issuing EMV cards to a portion of their customers and are steadily working towards converting all of their cards to EMV.  […]

Getting to BYOD

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Posted on 13th Mar 2014 by in Corporate

Recent data suggests that 70 percent of companies in the United States will utilize BYOD this year. Indeed, BYOD is cost-effective, convenient and often heightens productivity, making it an advantageous choice for a wide spectrum of businesses. Historically, though, allowing employees to access data with their personal devices has not been without a unique set […]

It’s the 25th anniversary of the web – are you more productive now than in the past?

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Posted on 12th Mar 2014 by in Corporate

As today marks the 25th anniversary of the web and with the world’s information at our fingertips and more processing power than Apollo 11 in our pockets, one would imagine that humans are now more productive in their daily activities than ever before. Now that we no longer need to retrieve files, research precedents and […]

Passwords… When will we learn?

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Posted on 10th Mar 2014 by in Enterprise

The news that “123456” has replaced “Password” as the worst password of 2013, (covered here by Ina Fried) could be taken as a positive. After all, “123456” is at least marginally less obvious than “password”. However, it should also act as a wake-up call for those who still believe a mere password is the most […]

How will EMV credit cards be used to make payments?

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Posted on 27th Feb 2014 by in Corporate

The way that we make credit card transactions is going to change as EMV cards become more common (those are credit cards with a chip). In the U.S. we’ve become accustomed to making a credit card transaction with a swipe.  But EMV cards aren’t swiped.  Instead, they are “dipped” into the payment terminal, and left […]