As incidents such as the Equifax breach create more urgency to move beyond static identifiers and authentication methods, Visa is getting aggressive about pushing dynamic tools to vet and shield identity.
The National Institute of Standards and Technology is telling agencies and companies that collect or store data to change the way they have been protecting their networks — and its guidance is likely to soon spill over to financial services and payments.
The commercial potential of internet-connected devices appears bound only by imagination and comfort. For security companies, there's a similar broad horizon as watches, refrigerators and other everyday items become tools for payments.
North America remains a favorite target for hackers, with incidents at the point of sale rising dramatically in 2016 and payment card data again proving to be the most at risk, according to new research from Trustwave.
Cyber and data security provider Thales e-Security has launched a new version of its hardware security module monitor, which allows network operators to watch activity on numerous modules through a single dashboard.
Cybersecurity professionals are having hard time keeping up with the vulnerabilities exposed on a daily basis in networks handling payments or personal data, according to new research from Bay Dynamics.
Attacks on ATMs and point-of-sale machines are getting more sophisticated and frequent. Crooks are trying to get as much use as they can out of their skimming devices before the migration to chip cards is complete.