Posts Tagged ‘banking’

Record data breaches in 2014 teach important lessons

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Posted on 27th Jan 2015 by in Financial Services

The Identity Theft Resource Center reported that data breaches hit an all-time high of 783 in 2014, and in many instances payment card details were compromised along with personal information like email addresses, phones numbers, or physical addresses. This meant that more payment cards had to be reissued due to breaches in 2014 than in […]

The Gates Foundation’s big bet for the future highlights the global benefits of digital banking

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Posted on 23rd Jan 2015 by in Mobile

The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation’s 2015 Annual Letter, covering important predictions for the impact of technology in the next 15 years, has highlighted the global benefits of digital banking. Here, we take a look at what those key benefits are.

The Security Pyramid: Building a Base for Global NFC Adoption

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Posted on 21st Oct 2014 by in Mobile

Trust is a critical part of security and therefore, a key component in the widespread adoption of mobile payment technology. How can businesses build a secure environment to assure consumers?

Three ways technology can help banks regain millennials’ trust

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Posted on 18th Sep 2014 by in Financial Services

American millennials aren’t interested in what banks have to say. How can the industry address this?

Staying Ahead in the Payments Game

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Posted on 15th Jul 2014 by in Financial Services

Hot Issues in the Payments Industry We recently gathered leaders from across the banking industry at our annual Smart Payments Forum (SPF), held this year in San Francisco, to discuss trends in the payments industry. Attendees at the SPF agreed that EMV and the protection it provides is integral to reducing card fraud and also serves as a conduit […]

Gartner’s Magic Quadrant for User Authentication

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Posted on 1st May 2014 by in Enterprise Security

Authentication is one of the most prominent issues facing the digital world right now. You only have to glance around the Infosecurity conference this year to witness how often the term is displayed and how intensely it’s discussed. With security fiascos such as Heartbleed still fresh in all of our minds, there’s arguably never been […]

Mobile payments in the UK – contactless progress

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Posted on 5th Mar 2014 by in Mobile

Regular followers of our blog will know we are interested in contactless payments around the world, but also in the UK in particular. We ran our first Contactless Challenge in London following the 2012 Olympics, pitting two influential bloggers against each other. This was swiftly followed by a similar challenge in the US. Now, however, […]

The rise of mobile banking

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Posted on 12th Feb 2014 by in Corporate

Mobile banking is now well on the way to becoming a regularly used and understood application around the world. And in spite of naysayers who defend traditional branches and talk down their decline at the hands of electronic banking channels, the demand for safe, secure and convenient mobile banking mixed with the capability of modern […]

The office of the past, present and future – part IV

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Posted on 4th Dec 2013 by in Corporate

Today’s technology doesn’t only help us do our day jobs faster and more knowledgably, it also speeds up the admin tasks that keep every good office operating well. Many workers can now do the majority of admin tasks themselves, eliminating the need for hoards of assistants and secretaries who were previously required to do everything […]

GITEX 2013 – From tweets to iPad minis

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Posted on 25th Oct 2013 by in M2M

After a week of innovative technology demonstrations, packed conferences and inspiring speeches, GITEX 2013 is today drawing to a close. In addition to the end of the exhibition, this day also marks the close of our GITEX iPad Mini competition. Throughout the week, we’ve been on the look-out for the most insightful tweets about our […]