Posts Tagged ‘ecommerce’

Linking up the debate

0

Posted on 21st Dec 2012 by in Enterprise Security

Following my recent post on just how free America is when it comes to enterprise security and the CIO responsibility I had an interesting exchange on LinkedIn with a peer, Anders Rundgren of PrimeKey Solutions, who evolved the discussion. I like to share these conversations on our blog as I advocate the education and analysis […]

Moving Closer to Trusted Identities on the Internet

0

Posted on 1st Oct 2012 by in Corporate

The move towards a trusted Internet identity ecosystem is getting closer: The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has awarded $9 million to five pilot programs for the National Strategy for Trusted Identities in Cyberspace (NSTIC) initiative.  According to NIST, the pilots will include new solutions, models, and/or frameworks for healthcare, online media, retail, […]

Happy 18th birthday to eCommerce – secure shopping for all

0

Posted on 17th Jul 2012 by in Corporate

Yes indeed, 18 years have passed since eCommerce was ‘born’. Well, that’s according to some rather loose interpretation based on Wikipedia data. If you take the birth of eCommerce to coincide with Pizza Hut offering ordering on its web page then we can agree that 1994 was indeed the year shopping across multiple channels commenced. […]

Future gazing à la Brazilian

0

Posted on 5th Apr 2012 by in Corporate

So, over the course of our series of posts on Digital Brazil so far we have seen the digital potential of this rapidly-expanding nation. From its fast-growing economy, the shift of more than 30 million citizens into the ‘middle-class’ income bracket and the increasing digital literacy among all Brazilians, from working classes to the rich, Brazil’s […]

Digital Brazil: Who needs cash?

0

Posted on 2nd Apr 2012 by in Corporate

In the second of our series on Brazil’s digital revolution, I take a look at the growth of digital financial services that are having a real impact on peoples’ lives and businesses in one of the world’s most vibrant nations. Brazil’s vast population consists of a young majority, including around a quarter under fifteen years […]

A Guide to Brazil’s Digital Future

0

Posted on 26th Mar 2012 by in Corporate

Earlier this year, Brazil officially overtook the UK as the world’s sixth-largest economy, with its GDP boasting an estimated annual growth rate of 7.5%. Slowly but surely, a country that for many years was well-known for the poor living conditions of millions of its citizens, is showing signs of becoming an economic superpower. In the […]

Payments Summit Kicks Off, so does payment innovation in the U.S.

0

Posted on 10th Feb 2012 by in Corporate

This week in Salt Lake City, the Smart Card Alliance Payment Summit saw record attendance from industry players over previous years.  As a past attendee, it wasn’t surprising that attendance would be up this year – conversations around EMV in the U.S. and mobile payment are heating up. Issuers including MasterCard and Visa have both […]

MasterCard joins Visa with EMV roadmap in US

0

Posted on 1st Feb 2012 by in Corporate

This week the payments industry got news that many of us were hoping for: MasterCard is joining Visa in support of EMV in the United States.  In a statement issued this week, MasterCard introduced its US roadmap from magnetic stripe cards to EMV chip cards, and beyond to mobile payments and much more. While the […]

NFC developments at CES 2012

0

Posted on 27th Jan 2012 by in Enterprise Security

As Near Field Communications (NFC) stories spun like roulette wheels at CES in Las Vegas a couple of weeks ago, the emergence of several new devices caught my eye. For some time now, we have been blogging about NFC as the technology of choice when using mobile devices for e-payment. To highlight this point Gemalto […]

Mobile payments drive eBay growth

0

Posted on 29th Jul 2011 by in Mobile

Online marketplace eBay has recently posted its first billion-dollar revenue quarter, confirming that mobile commerce is continuing its shift into the mainstream. The challenge for telecoms and retail industries alike is to make sure they are not late to the party and avoid being left behind. According to an official company press release, the results […]