Archive for: September, 2010
Steve Brunswick - Thales - Long Crendon | 30/09/2010 | 3738 views
If Visa’s Payment Security Forum held in Cairo this week is anything to go by, Data Field Encryption projects certainly seem to be on the agenda for banks in the Middle East, Africa, and Eastern Europe. More than 95% of those responding to a quick poll at the conference said they were either considering, evaluating, or were actively engaged i...
Tags: Security, Payments
Lachlan Gunn - BenAlpin Ltd - Perth | 23/09/2010 | 5651 views | 1 comment
I first did a blog on Do you Protect Your PIN at ATM on this site last winter. In it I stated:
"The most common ways that criminals obtain a PIN at an ATM are by looking over your shoulder (defeated by covering your PIN), by using spy or micro cameras (also defeated by covering your PIN) and by using a false overlay over the PIN pad.
It should b...
Tags: Cards, Security
Steve Brunswick - Thales - Long Crendon | 09/09/2010 | 5156 views | 1 comment
The voices calling for the U.S. to migrate to EMV have been growing louder over the past few months with Walmart, T-Mobile and even the Federal Reserve calling for or discussing the move. Meanwhile, just across the border, the United States’ close northern cousins in Canada have already taken the decision to make the move and are well underw...
Tags: Cards, Payments