Before using Amazon Web Services (AWS), it’s important to understand that as an IaaS provider, AWS is only responsible by default for the security of its cloud infrastructure. AWS goes through great efforts to make customers aware of their responsibilities through the AWS Shared Responsibility Model. The web pages explaining the basics of AWS services frequently reference the model to offer complete transparency into which responsibilities are always taken care of by AWS and which are to be handled by the customer.This white paper is intended to help you make better-informed decisions about the security control options for AWS usage so you can choose the best combination of controls for your organization’s situation and needs.
Visa did not attribute its shutdown to the use of bitcoin, but the incident is a further reminder — as if one was needed — that cryptocurrencies' volatility extends beyond their dramatic pricing swings.
Integration is the future of business management. There’s an unlimited availability of powerful tools out there that make us wonder how we ever did business prior, writes Rob Nathan, an executive vice president at CardConnect.
There's a clear interest in the airline industry in improving onboard payments, but innovations still lag the terrestrial retail sectors that have pushed advancements in mobile ordering, loyalty and in-app payments.
U.S. financial institutions expect it will take another two to five years before consumers broadly adopt mobile payments, and most banks see more obstacles than opportunities in supporting these emerging payment technologies.