Posts Tagged ‘security’

Five decades of changing banking habits and the rise of mBanking


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


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.

Mobile authentication – the key to simplifying and securing multiple website logins


Posted on 28th Jan 2015 by in Mobile

The average consumer uses 25 different usernames to log in to all their online services, at a cost of convenience and security. How can we address the challenge, improve the user experience and increase our overall security from the hacker threat? Mobile Authentication is one key answer.

Has your business unwrapped mobile security threats over the festive period?


Posted on 12th Jan 2015 by in Enterprise Security

With new mobile devices like the iPhone 6 and Apple iPad Air 2 topping many present lists this year, we’ve compiled top tips to help businesses ensure they haven’t unwrapped mobile security threats over the festive period.

With the rise of the driverless connected car, manufacturers need to put security at the fore


Posted on 7th Jan 2015 by in IoT

Mercedes-Benz announced its latest connected car offering this week at CES, touting a ‘luxury self-driving’ concept. With 90% of cars due to have built-in connectivity by 2020, we discuss the cyber security implications here.

Five things we learned about the world of enterprise security in 2014


Posted on 5th Jan 2015 by in

A look back at some of 2014’s biggest enterprise security stories, and what we’ve learned from them

[Report] 77% of SMB IT pros cite employees as weakest link in Cloud security


Posted on 19th Nov 2014 by in Enterprise Security

When it comes to cloud security, what are the pressing concerns of IT pros at SMBs?  We went straight to the source – IT professionals at SMBs – and asked them. Our colleagues at CloudEntr, with the help of the Spiceworks IT community, recently surveyed 430+ IT pros to find what SMBs were really thinking about the […]

Why Microsoft isn’t to blame for Home Depot’s breach: an appeal for strong authentication


Posted on 14th Nov 2014 by in Enterprise Security

Home Depot dealt with its data breach by switching operating system but upon closer inspection it would perhaps have been better to invest in strong authentication technology and staff training.

What can Apple Pay teach service providers about combining security in the cloud and on the device?


Posted on 14th Nov 2014 by in Mobile

Hybrid security frameworks for NFC payment services.

Will Apple Pay set the payments world alight?


Posted on 13th Nov 2014 by 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.