Contactless payments are surging in popularity, and a new wearable is joining the lineup: the wristband. Major events across the globe have started using contactless wristbands to make transactions easier, faster, and more fun for attendees and merchants alike. These wristbands are designed with embedded contactless technology that can securely link to a user’s payment card information. The user […]
Posts Tagged ‘Payments’
Posted on 24th Jun 2015 by Shannon Taylor in Financial Services
Posted on 24th Apr 2015 by Frederic Martinez in Mobile
New payment solutions make life easier for shoppers, but what do they offer retailers, and what is the next step they need to take to embrace these innovations?
Posted on 10th Mar 2015 by Philippe Benitez in Financial Services
2014 was the year of the data breach as we saw more breaches than ever before: 63,000 retail-related security incidents across 95 countries last year alone. While breaches are big news for retailers, they’re also big news for consumers and banks because of the credit and debit cards that need to be re-issued. A poll by the […]
Posted on 28th Jan 2015 by Nicole Williams in Financial Services
As the EMV migration is in full swing across the United States, contactless and mobile payment opportunities continue to grow, too. The wider availability of mobile payments like Apple Pay and SoftCard is driving this popularity as well. When contactless payment programs like these incorporate the security of EMV through the use of a secure […]
Posted on 27th Jan 2015 by Philippe Benitez 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 […]
Posted on 29th Dec 2014 by Ken Abbott in Corporate
When it comes to living life online, digital graveyards will play an important role in the history books…
Posted on 17th Dec 2014 by Shannon Taylor in Financial Services
Traditional commerce is no longer the only piece in the payments puzzle. Innovation in payments is happening so quickly that it’s hard to imagine how all of these emerging technologies are going to work together – or will one technology dominate? Which way will the industry go? Will cloud-based payments take over, or will secure-element […]
Posted on 14th Nov 2014 by Dominique Brulé in Mobile
Hybrid security frameworks for NFC payment services.
Posted on 13th Nov 2014 by Dominique Brulé in Financial Services
Apple Pay has the potential to accelerate mobile payments but it needs to go beyond payment convenience in building a compelling proposition for retailers.
Posted on 5th Nov 2014 by Michelle Leech in Financial Services
Money20/20 continues to light up Las Vegas this week as payment experts gather for the industry’s new premier event. Mobile payments and transaction security continue to dominate the discussions here at Money20/20 along with emerging technologies like biometrics, big data, and wearable gadgets. As we listen to talks from players across the space – Visa, […]