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Pat CarrollValidSoft - London

Securing Transactions Means More Than Just Authentication

10 July 2014  |  2165 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

The payments world is all abuzz about the potential of biometrics to solve many of the serious payment security issues we now face. Not only does biometric authentication – be it voice, iris or even Apple’s Touch ID finger print scanner - allow us the ability to finally kill or reduce the role of the dreaded and much maligned password, it opens u...

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Pat CarrollValidSoft - London

'Trust but Verify' : Trust in Data Protection and Mobile

13 June 2014  |  2236 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

No matter what part of the payment industry you’re in, earning and retaining your customer’s trust is paramount. In light of numerous data breaches and even government spying, companies the world over have to work harder than ever to earn their customer’s trust –especially when it comes to protecting their personal data and privacy. This fact was...

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Pat CarrollValidSoft - London

Chip and Skim Cards: Renewed Need for Layered Authentication

03 June 2014  |  2003 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

In the ongoing game of one-upmanship between hackers and payment fraud prevention technology, new research presented at the 35th IEEE Symposium on Security and Privacy suggests that the fraudsters ha...

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Pat CarrollValidSoft - London

Proposed legislation puts consumers back in the driving seat

25 March 2014  |  901 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

Recent developments at the European Parliament have proven to be a key milestone for the European Commission's data protection reform. Parliamentary support is now ensured for vital legislation whic...

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Pat CarrollValidSoft - London

How do we achieve 'The Holy Grail' in contactless payments?

28 February 2014  |  2177 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

Hot on the back of the recent news of Europe’s largest department store group El Corte Inglés taking the plunge towards contactless, yesterday’s Finextra report highlights new figures from WorldPay...

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Pat CarrollValidSoft - London

Malware , the Achilles Heel of Mobile Adoption

30 January 2014  |  2490 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

Malware is hitting mobile like nobody’s business. It is a sad fact of life - hackers, fraudsters, cyber-criminals and the like will never go away and will evolve and adapt as our payment landscape e...

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Pat CarrollValidSoft - London

Customer Experience vs Strong Security: What's the Answer?

28 January 2014  |  1975 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

It’s good to see the Bank of Scotland focussing on the mobile customer experience. Clearly they see this as a significant competitive advantage, and promoting it as such, whilst also highlighting the ...

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Pat CarrollValidSoft - London

Predictions for 2014: Voice Biometrics Go Mainstream? Part 2

24 January 2014  |  2252 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

2014 will also see Voice Biometrics becoming mainstream. Apple have paved the way for biometrics to be adopted in a mainstream manner with the introduction of fingerprint readers on the iPhone. Voice ...

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Pat CarrollValidSoft - London

Our Predictions for 2014: Who Will Dominate? Part 1

20 January 2014  |  1421 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

Unfortunately, it’s not going to be plain sailing on the security front in 2014. It’s a bit like Friday 13th. Many folk say that Friday 13th is not their unlucky day at all, it’s Saturday 14th they wo...

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Pat CarrollValidSoft - London

Ignorance is folly when 'tis bliss to be wise!

10 January 2014  |  2676 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

This itnews.com article sheds a different and interesting light on the methods now being deployed by the fraudsters. Basically these latest tactics are designed specifically to outwit the Risk E...

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