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Pat CarrollValidSoft - London

Payment Card Data Theft At The POS - Time To Knuckle Down

13 October 2014  |  2871 views  |  1  |  Recommends 0

Recently, I wrote a piece highlighting some of the startling data released on the true costs of fraud published in a report by Lexis Nexis. This report examined the costs of fraud across a number of dimensions including channel, payment method, merchant type and location, providing a great view on the true scope of the issues now confronting the...

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Pat CarrollValidSoft - London

More Channels, More Payment Options, More Fraud

23 September 2014  |  872 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

Payment fraud is one of the greatest threats to global commerce today, yet it remains one of the hardest to quantify and or course, prevent. That is why I found the recent webinar hosted by LexisNexis and Javelin Research to be so fascinating, yet chilling. The 2014 LexisNexis True Cost of Fraud webinar entitled “More Channels. More Payment Option...

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Pat CarrollValidSoft - London

iHack Hastens Call for Multi-factor Authentication

05 September 2014  |  2487 views  |  1  |  Recommends 0

“If only I would have known” is a phase that Jennifer Lawrence, Kate Upton and possibly as many as 100 celebrities and notable personalities are likely saying after a reported massive breach of Apple...

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Pat CarrollValidSoft - London

'PSD2' a Much-Needed Step To Uniformity and Accountability

18 August 2014  |  2281 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

Payment Services Directive 2.0, Why “PSD2” is A Much-Needed Step Towards Uniformity and Accountability in the European Payments Industry Rules and regulations serve many purposes, from ensuring th

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Pat CarrollValidSoft - London

The Next Target-Style Attack This Holiday Season?

11 August 2014  |  1785 views  |  1  |  Recommends 0

Remote Access Vulnerabilities and “Backoff” PoS Malware to Lead to Potential Next Wave of Target-Style Attacks this Holiday Season Data breaches, identity theft and stolen payment card credentials ar...

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Pat CarrollValidSoft - London

Securing Transactions Means More Than Just Authentication

10 July 2014  |  2575 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 A...

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Pat CarrollValidSoft - London

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

13 June 2014  |  2388 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...

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Pat CarrollValidSoft - London

Chip and Skim Cards: Renewed Need for Layered Authentication

03 June 2014  |  2461 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

Malware , the Achilles Heel of Mobile Adoption

30 January 2014  |  2648 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  |  2082 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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