Posts Tagged ‘security’

Trend alert: events are going cashless with payment wristbands

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Posted on 24th Jun 2015 by in Financial Services

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 […]

A complete payment security package: EMV, tokenization, encryption

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Posted on 21st May 2015 by in Financial Services

There is no question that technology advancements in mobile payments and wearables are having an impact on the payments industry. Consumers are turning to smartphones and wearables, like festival wristbands and smartwatches, to manage their money in a quicker, more efficient way.  Easy, “tap & go” contactless payments are also on the rise. Just last […]

Layers are the key to good cake and secure banking

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Posted on 23rd Apr 2015 by in Financial Services

Much like good cakes, the best security solutions have layers. Efficient security policies don’t rely on a single technique. Instead, they integrate several complementary layers. In this post, we explain why this layered approach is needed for modern, digital banking.

Five lessons for financial sector leaders in developing services for the future

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Posted on 14th Apr 2015 by in Financial Services

The youth are, as they say, the future. What then should banks be doing to ensure they are developing the right services for when they grow up?

How can mobile empower customer retention and growth for banks?

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Posted on 10th Apr 2015 by in Financial Services

Trust in banks is still tentative, making retaining customers hard and growth even harder. We discuss how mobile can help.

Singapore shows us the future of banking

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Posted on 31st Mar 2015 by in Financial Services

Singapore, one of the most technologically advanced nations on earth, has enthusiastically adopted mobile banking. What can the rest of the world learn from their attitudes to banking?

Mexico is in the midst of an mbanking revolution

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Posted on 27th Mar 2015 by in Financial Services

Last time I urged Brazillian banks to go mobile but Mexico arguably poses a larger opportunity as it is in the midst of an mbanking revolution.

Three ways banks can help their “Generation M” customers stay secure

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Posted on 17th Mar 2015 by in Financial Services

Our research shows young people are concerned about mobile security and won’t tolerate banks which let them down. But many also put convenience before security. How should banks respond?

Five decades of changing banking habits and the rise of mBanking

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Posted on 13th Mar 2015 by in Financial Services

By looking back it’s possible to see how far banking has come. By tracking the evolution of smartphones, it’s possible to see where banking is going.

It’s time to move away from traditional passwords and prioritize online security

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Posted on 5th Feb 2015 by in Enterprise Security

Whilst it’s good ‘password’ is no longer the number 1 password (now it’s number 2), there hasn’t been enough progress with regard to consumer and business habits – multi-factor authentication is the only way to address this safely; in this post, we explain why.