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 ‘strong authentication’
Posted on 24th Jun 2015 by Shannon Taylor in Financial Services
Posted on 12th Jan 2015 by Maria Barbieri 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.
Posted on 19th Nov 2014 by Shannon Taylor 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 […]
Posted on 14th Nov 2014 by Jennifer Dean 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.
Posted on 7th Nov 2014 by Jennifer Dean in Enterprise Security
The CFO arguably has the top job when it comes to assessing risk and making decisions on security investments. Most will have the support of the CIO in evaluating all the risks associated with technology, but have they considered all the issues that modern working practice expose the executive management team to?
Posted on 31st Oct 2014 by Jennifer Dean in Enterprise Security
CIOs considering how their organization is exposed to different risks could gain some helpful insights from the heroes and villains in recent comic-book movie adaptions.
Posted on 22nd Oct 2014 by Philippe Benitez in Financial Services
President Obama sent a strong message to American consumers and the payments industry by endorsing the highest level of security for government payment cards and terminals. He set the government the task of “leading by example” by calling for “chip & PIN” EMV cards to combat fraud on 3 million credit cards issued to government […]
Posted on 22nd Oct 2014 by Neville Pattinson in Corporate
Last week President Obama signed an executive order that is getting a lot of attention for mandating “Chip & PIN” EMV technology for all federally-issued payment cards and terminals. My colleague, Philippe Benitez, wrote a great piece about it here. It’s understandable that EMV is in the spotlight these days as the entire nation is […]
Posted on 17th Oct 2014 by Jennifer Dean in Enterprise Security
We believe the executive assistant is among those with the keys to the company’s lifeblood and information, so shouldn’t we be giving them the same level of protection as CxOs?
Posted on 12th Sep 2014 by Nicole Williams in Mobile
CTIA Super Mobility Week showed us that it’s never been more clear that there’s a massive influx of connected devices that are crossing over both work and personal activities. The biggest challenge is no longer in getting connected, but in securely managing all those connections and remembering the myriad of passwords and user names – on […]