30 November 2015

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Marcelo DelimaSequent - Mountain View

Securing Mobile Payments with a DEFENSE IN DEPTH

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Mobile payments is the next “big thing” for consumers. But how can we keep it from becoming so for hackers as well? As our “always on” culture moves from good old plastic and chip cards to mobile phones, where data and software are more vulnerable to hackers, how do we maintain trust without eliminating utility? According to Verizon’s Data Breach ...

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Raja RayVerifone - London

What Black Friday and Cyber Monday Teach Us For Every Other Day

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Black Friday is a phenomenon that arose because it was a bleak time for retailers. Starting in the 1960s, and sandwiched between a US public holiday and the weekend, it became notorious for traffic jams and shopper discomfort as people flocked to snap up bargains. Cyber Monday, a much more modern invention, was introduced in 2005 in order to captu...

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Orit Nathan MahalalBanc De Binary - Limassol

Digital Payment Tech Gets Massive Upgrade with Blockchain

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New open-source program promises to shake up the digital payments arena! Can Blockchain Get MasterCard and Visa to Step Aside? There are mixed views about the future of virtual currency, with key in...

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Robert SicilianoIDTheftSecurity.com - Boston

How to pwn Anyone

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Define Pwn: Pwn is a slang term derived from the verb own, as meaning to appropriate or to conquer to gain ownership. The term implies domination or humiliation of a rival. And when it’s done by hacki...

Rik De DeynOracle - Vilvoorde

The Block Chainletter

27 November 2015  |  1677 views  |  1  |  Recommends 1

Dear software vendor Dear innovator Dear payments guru Dear marketer BEWARE! Now that you have started to read this block chainletter you MUST continue to read it, follow the procedure strictly or gre...

Paul StokesWynyard Group - London

Cyber-attack: are you combat ready?

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Week by week there are stories of renewed cyber-attacks, such as the theft of customers’ personal details from TalkTalk. The simple and fundamental truth is that businesses and governments must get th...

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Mike DaviesGMC Software Technology Limited - Loughborough

Challenging the challengers on customer communication

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Anthony Thompson, former founder of Metro Bank, laid down his vision for banking recently in an interview with Marketing Week: “nobody cares about banking”. For him, he sees banking as a basic service...

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Christopher EvansCollinson Group - LONDON

How banks can improve the loyalty experience in three simple steps

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What consumers expect from their loyalty programmes is evolving. To improve the experience in line with these expectations, financial service organisations must obtain a better understanding of their ...

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Paul HamptonGemalto - London

Will contactless kill traditional payment methods?

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While cash and card payments are still the most widespread methods of payment, studies show that UK shoppers increasingly prefer using mobile payments instead of credit cards. Mobile payments could v...

Said TabetEMC - Boston

Black Friday: Should we be worried about our transactions?

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The Black Friday and Cyber Monday weekend marks one of the busiest shopping periods in the UK. The tradition, which originated in the US, where it follows Thanksgiving Thursday, arrived in the UK a fe...

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