Posts Tagged ‘pin’

NFC developments at CES 2012

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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 […]

eBanking in Turkey: Credit cards you can bank on

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Posted on 19th Jan 2012 by in Corporate

In the latest post in our Digital Turkey series, I’ll be taking a look at innovations in Turkey’s banking industry. Alongside the fact that it has revolutionized the way we communicate, for many, what the internet does best is convenience. Online banking is a great example of digital convenience as users can manage their money […]

CES 2012: Intel launches ultrabook with NFC

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Posted on 10th Jan 2012 by in Corporate

If you were on Twitter on 9th January during CES 2012 at the time of the Intel press conference you would have seen the Twittersphere explode following the unveiling of Intel’s new ultrabook. That wasn’t the reason for all the tweets, however swanky the ultrabook looks and feels. The reason, in my view, is that […]

Can EMV Save US Banks A Billion Dollars?

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Posted on 4th Oct 2011 by in Corporate

Remember a few weeks ago when I applauded Visa for announcing plans to accelerate the migration to EMV chip technology and the adoption of mobile payments?  Since then, I have been struck by a few stories in the news that really drive home what this migration will mean for the United States. First, this story […]

Can Smart Cards Save the Medicare System 30 Billion Dollars Per Year?

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Posted on 3rd Oct 2011 by in Corporate

Fraudulent claims and identity theft are widely known as the bane of the Medicare system, as it suffers more than $60 billion in fraud every year through practices like phantom billing and durable medical equipment fraud.   The system in place pays first, and then chases the fraud after the fact.  Wouldn’t it be better to […]

Is Email our Weakest Link?

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Posted on 27th Sep 2011 by in Enterprise Security

Fahmida Y. Rashid’s recent article on email being the main source of data leaks in organizations shines a light on how dependent all professionals have become on email, and how dangerous this could prove to be. It’s all too easy to forward work emails to yourself, or to friends or colleagues, with attachments containing sensitive […]

The (Payment) Times, They Are A-Changing

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Posted on 16th Aug 2011 by in Corporate

You might recall my blog last month, “When in Rome, Have Your Card Declined,” when I lamented about the United States not following the rest of the world with EMV payment technology. Well, it looks like that is about to change. Last week, Visa announced plans to accelerate the migration to EMV chip technology and the adoption of mobile payments.