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Companies That Ignore Strong Authentication Pay the Price
Multifactor authentication is high on the list of payment security requirements, including new standards from PCI. For any company on the fence on adding stronger authentication, there's plenty of examples of what can go wrong with basic identity management.  more »
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A recent spate of cyber-attacks leveraging POS (Point-of-Sale) malware against big retailers is drawing attention to a relatively new malware strain called "multigrain." more »
Although complete migration to EMV is expected to take up to seven years, CNP (card-not-present) merchants will struggle with increased fraud as criminals shift online to more vulnerable remote payments. more »
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Financial institutions that succeed in attracting more millennial users to bill pay are positioned for future success, and targeted outreach to this demographic could reap solid results. more »
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Despite the enormous upside, mobile wallet adoption rates remain relatively low, persistently underperforming expectations. more »
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There is some good and bad EMV-related news for the U.S. when it comes to chargebacks and false declines. more »
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An organization could go to great lengths to protect its internal network only to have all that effort undone by its third party service provider failing to take proper security measures. more »
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Apple Pay's plans to expand to online retailers may seem as simple as a natural progression, but appearances can be deceiving. more »
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When you make a payment on a website using a HTTPS connection, Transport Layer Security (TLS) encryption is what makes your payment transfer over the public internet secure. Unfortunately, it's riddled with security flaws. more »
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The breach experienced by Mossack Fonseca did more than expose sensitive tax documents for global figures in politics and business. It's also a warning sign for any company that manages large amounts of financial and transaction data. more »
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We have been clear from the start that the date fixed by the card networks for liability shift was far too aggressive and essentially resulted in a Christmas present to card issuers. more »
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The commerce game is increasingly being played on a mobile field and so consumer packaged goods (CPG) companies must invest in a mobile strategy and specifically a mobile payment strategy soon, before they miss the boat. more »
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On any given day, there are countless articles circulating about the issues associated with EMV and how it will soon be replaced by the next big thing. However, EMV is here to stay, and, despite some who claim otherwise, that’s a good thing. more »