Gen Y'ers Look For Mobile When Choosing Banks: Poll April 18, 2014A poll commissioned by technology vendor Bancvue and conducted by Harris Poll also finds that rewards programs are important to this demographic.
MasterCard Contactless Payments Tripled In Europe Last Year April 08, 2014European adoption of MasterCard contactless payments is growing and could be setting the stage for mobile payments adoption there. Breaking Down the Impact of the Target Breach February 14, 2014The payments, banking and retail industries are still experiencing the fallout of the major data breach that hit Target last year. We take a look at the numbers behind the breach’s repercussions for banks, hackers and consumers. Feds Launch Cyber Security Guidelines For US Infrastructure Providers February 13, 2014The White House released the first version of its cyber security framework for protecting critical infrastructure. But critics say these voluntary guidelines enshrine the status quo. Yahoo Mail Passwords: Act Now January 31, 2014Yahoo suffers hack attack, eyes third-party database and reused credentials as likely culprits, may enforce two-factor authentication to help users recover accounts. Target Breach: Why Smartcards Won’t Stop Hackers January 27, 2014"Chip and PIN" smartcard adoption in the United States is long overdue. But the security improvement wouldn't have stopped Target's BlackPOS malware attackers 3 Trends on EMV Adoption in the U.S. January 21, 2014By Q4 2015, the U.S. will no longer be a non-EMV market.
Know Your Scope: Virtualization and the New PCI Standards January 15, 2014Three recommendations on how banks can maintain PCI compliance in an increasingly virtualized world. U.S. Debit Card Usage Down in 2014 December 23, 2013A new study from Mercator finds that the Durbin Amendment has helped reduce the use of debit cards.
Target Confirms Hackers Stole 40 Million Credit Cards December 19, 2013Hackers' 19-day heist scoops up all ingredients required to make counterfeit cards. Forrester: PayPal Most Trusted Provider for a Digital Wallet December 04, 2013A new survey found that more consumers would trust PayPal than their bank or card issuer to be their digital wallet provider. Bank of America Wins Javelin’s Best in Class Mobile Banking Award November 22, 2013Several top banks were recognized for their mobile offerings in Javelin’s annual Mobile Banking Financial Institutions study. Survey: Companies Are Planning To Replace BYOD Security Solutions November 18, 2013The majority of respondents have indicated that their companies support BYOD but are concerned about privacy, according to a survey by Zix Corporation and Ponemon Institute. Latest PCI Standards To Cut Cardholder Footprint November 11, 2013PCI Council published its latest data security standards last week, with a focus on improving merchant awareness of security issues as they adopt new technologies. How To Get The Most Out Of Mobile Banking Apps October 22, 2013The growing importance of mobile is clear, and banks need to take steps now to maximize their mobile offerings to attract mobile-first customers. Breaking Payment Silos: Technology That Bridges EMV, Cloud and Mobile Payments October 16, 2013Banks can gain customer loyalty by providing a single view of their customers’ different payments mechanisms as they adopt EMV and mobile payments. Consumers Looking for Convenience In Mobile Security Measures October 09, 2013Consumers are not taking basic steps for securing their mobile devices, but show an interest in more convenient security methods like biometrics, a new PayPal study found. 3 Ways Ontario, Canada Is Leading the Charge in Mobile Payments September 27, 2013MasterCard ranked Canada as the second most prepared country in the world for widespread mobile payments adoption. Here are some of the reasons why.
EMV: A Game Changer for the USA September 20, 2013The standard brings personal security benefits to cardholders, but EMV can also be a game changer for payment service providers.
How The Cards Business Is Transforming September 06, 2013Mobile capabilities, nontraditional competition and new regulations are among the trends reshaping the cards business. What does it mean for the major players -- and for banks?