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Payments Alone May Not Pay the Bills

30 April 2011  |  3993 views  |  1 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

I came across an enterprising man who worked as a driver and doubled up as the neighborhood milkman. In the initial months, he found himself collecting and carrying large amounts of money on a daily basis, which became quite unwieldy with his day job. To make matters worse, with outstanding dues, leakages in collections and a host of challenges po...

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Ward HagenaarConnective Payments - Hilversum

Will Facebook restrict itself to high revenue vouchers?

29 April 2011  |  3994 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

As Facebook is now entering the Point of Sale arena in the US with its Daily Deals Offering the question arrises what would be the business model for true payments. Facebook credits are now converted to vouchers and excepted as a partial payment in combination with regular payment methods. Facebook could be regarded as a closed scheme like America...

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Robert Siciliano
Robert SicilianoIDTheftSecurity.com - Boston

My Top 5 Mobile Commerce Apps

28 April 2011  |  4002 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

The day when your wallet becomes a relic, like an 8-track tape, isn’t here quite yet. But we are getting close. Thinning out your wallet isn’t just nice for your pants pocket. It’s also a good way to ...

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Keith Appleyard
Keith Appleyardavailable for hire - Bromley

How Security savvy are Sony?

28 April 2011  |  5822 views  |  3 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

Yesterday (Wed) we had Sony being not very re-assuring, saying "While there is no evidence that credit card data was taken at this time, we cannot rule out the possibility. If you have provided y...

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Paul Blank
Paul BlankTradAir - London

SEC and CFTC clarify Swap Definitions but FX still fuzzy

28 April 2011  |  6357 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

The SEC yesterday released full definitions of Swaps here. The CFTC also released a summary Q&A paper to clarify the SEC definitions for SWAPS which is available here. For the avoidance of doub

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Stephen Wilson
Stephen WilsonLockstep Group - Sydney

Is Sony PCI DSS compliant?

27 April 2011  |  8724 views  |  9 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

It's been over a week and a zillion blog posts and tweets have already circulated about the PlayStation Network breach. Yet one security issue has yet to be canvassed. I'm more than a little surpris...

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Reset your password or the cat gets it

27 April 2011  |  5259 views  |  1 comments | recommendations Recommends 1

Today we gained further confirmation of details around the Sony Playstation network breach; millions of account names and personal details have been lost and potentially payment card details includin

TagsSecurityRisk & regulationGroupInformation Security
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Time to take control of our identities

27 April 2011  |  5036 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

As predictable that night follows day you can be sure that identity fraud is not going to go away and the latest data breach involving Sony PlayStation is a clear sign that fraudsters are as inventive...

TagsSecurityRisk & regulationGroupOnline Banking
Mary Freeman
Mary FreemanSimplify IT Limited - London

Plan, Do, Manage, Review, Cuthbert, Dibble and Grub

27 April 2011  |  6747 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

Security and Compliance is an ongoing process. Both in personal and corporate activities, it is worthwhile stepping through the simple four-step process to reduce the risk of compromise. Plan In the s...

TagsSecurityRisk & regulationGroupInformation Security
Tim Tyler
Tim TylerMisys - London

Coupons and Payments - What Do We Have To Lose?

26 April 2011  |  4679 views  |  1 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

Electronic coupons appear to be all the rage at the moment, with the rush to the front seemingly being led by Groupon. Throwing themselves in to the fight now are Google (with Google Offers) and Face

TagsMobile & onlineRetail bankingGroupInnovation in Financial Services
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