Last week President Obama signed an executive order that is getting a lot of attention for mandating “Chip & PIN” EMV technology for all federally-issued payment cards and terminals. My colleague, Philippe Benitez, wrote a great piece about it here. It’s understandable that EMV is in the spotlight these days as the entire nation is […]
Posts Tagged ‘Digital Security’
Posted on 22nd Oct 2014 by Neville Pattinson in Corporate
Posted on 21st Oct 2014 by Pierre Lelievre 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?
Posted on 14th Oct 2014 by Philippe Benitez in Financial Services
In our last blog, we looked at the recently-released Hype Cycle Research Report from Gartner and the outlook for NFC technology. Next we will turn to another important technology that was included in Gartner’s Hype Cycle for Payment Innovation: EMV, and the U.S. migration. EMV has been gaining a lot of attention from payments experts […]
Posted on 13th Oct 2014 by Jennifer Dean in Enterprise Security
As Episode VII draws closer, we offer some observations for the leadership of the Galactic Empire to note with regard to managing authenticated access and dealing with cyber threats.
Posted on 7th Oct 2014 by Philippe Benitez in Financial Services
The tech industry has been talking about NFC technology for a long time, and experts have repeatedly posed the same questions: “Are the uses and benefits of this technology realistic, or is it just hype?” And, “When will it become a productive part of the industry?” Gartner’s 2014 Hype Cycles separate the hype from the […]
Posted on 29th May 2014 by Philippe Benitez in Financial Services
The U.S. migration to EMV chip payments is well underway, with many industry stakeholders on track to meet October 2015 liability shift deadlines.
Posted on 19th May 2014 by Xavier Larduinat in Enterprise Security
A question that many an individual, firm or hacker grapples with. Given the rapid transformation of the digital landscape, it’s only natural that security has evolved at a similar speed, requiring us all to stay abreast of the latest developments and to ensure we have digital security. We believe that digital security is really all […]
Posted on 14th Apr 2014 by Macey Morrison in Enterprise Security
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 […]
Posted on 29th Jan 2014 by Philippe Benitez in Corporate
EMV payment technology has finally gotten its big break in the US in the way of national news coverage. After several recent high-profile payment card data breaches, more Americans have started to ask whether it’s time for the US to abandon magnetic stripe payment technology in favor of more secure EMV. Yes, it’s time. For more […]
Posted on 15th Jul 2013 by Ken Abbott in Corporate
Last year I discussed the problem of what happens to our digital assets after our lives come to an end. If you haven’t read the post you can find it here. There are already, well documented online services that offer users the chance to live on through their social media threads. Kate Freeman of Mashable, […]