How Safe is Your Data with Contactless Payments?

Posted on September 09, 2014 by John Lynch |Leave a comment|

Radio-frequency identification (RFID) payment technology is here. It’s being used in smartphone retail payment solutions like Google Wallet, in prepaid payment cards like Transport for London’s Oyster card, and it’s being rolled out on debit cards for low-value goods up to £20.

There are already more than 20 million contactless credit or debit cards already issued in the UK and more than 80,000 merchant readers installed, with forecasters touting it for a big future because of the speed of use and convenience benefits it offers.

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What PCI DSS and its 288 Controls Mean to You

Posted on August 08, 2014 by John Lynch |Leave a comment|



Do you have a credit card or debit card? Do you have any loyalty cards? Does your business accept card payments? Does your business handle cardholder data in any way, shape, or form? If you answered yes to any of these questions then PCI DSS affects you.


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UK Financial and Retail Firms Branded “Naive” Over Data Security

Posted on July 04, 2014 by John Lynch |Leave a comment|

UK financial services and retail organisations have been accused of being “naive” about data security after a new survey found that 60 percent are confident that their security controls are able to prevent the loss of data files.

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