CardFlight receives mPOS certification from TSYS

The company also has received approval from the four major card brands.


No security silver bullet for mobile payments

Lance Johnson, the chief security office at Sequent, lays out an approach for protecting sensitive financial data stored on smartphones.

Webinar: Initiatives, strategies and new approaches for payment transformation

As payment services organizations continue to drive some of the biggest changes in global payments, how can companies determine which strategies will work best in the future?

MasterCard to drive payments for the Internet of Things

At Money 20/20, the card network announced a new program that will enable companies to add card credentials to devices such as automobile key fobs, smart rings and even clothing.

SumUp makes US debut with EMV compatible mPOS

The proprietary device works with smartphones and tablets running either the Android or iOS mobile operating system.

September mobile payments 5 for 5: Samsung Pay to rule them all?

It's time for a look back at the most-read articles on Mobile Payments Today in September, and what we can learn from them.

Brace yourselves: EMV is here

The liability shift hits October 1, but there's still a lot of work to be done to get consumers and merchants ready for a new payments environment.

Ashley Madison: The new face of data breaches

At the recent ATM & Mobile Innovation Summit in Washington, DC, a pair of security experts discussed the implications of the Ashley Madison data breach, as well as other worrisome cybercrime trends.

Mobilizing EMV in the US

As consumers continue to adopt EMV payments, mobile and contactless payment solutions will also become more commonplace because the two technologies are interconnected, writes Moneris' Karen Cox.

Are biometrics the next big thing in payments?

As the payment industry continues to grapple with breaches, hacking and theft, it seems only natural that industry leaders would turn to authentication technologies that are harder to fake.

Banks eye tech upgrades and mobile tops the list

KAL and Mobile Payments Today sister publication ATM Marketplace took the wraps off the 2015 software trends report — and offered a detailed look at what the survey results indicate.

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Indian FI tests mobile-based solution for ATM fraud prevention

The location-based solution operates on the assumption that cardholders generally carry their mobile phone when visiting the ATM.

Shoppers irked by EMV transaction times

A recent study shows that consumers are four times more likely to fret about speed than about security.

Three-fourths of firms experience internal data security incidents

For 21 percent of companies affected by internal threats, the loss of valuable data affected their business.

Study: People use their mobiles everywhere ...

As if you didn't know, right? But what's surprising is how little thought goes into protecting the vital information we store on them.

Survey: For payment safety, consumers trust banks the most

Three-quarters of consumers trust banks to protect their payments, while only 1 percent trust major retailers or telecom companies to do so, an ABA study finds.

FFIEC issues statement on 'cyberextortion'

The Federal Financial Institutions Examination Council warns of an increase in cyberattacks that seek to extort payment from FIs in return for the release of sensitive information.

Study: biometrics important to mobile payments' growth

Fingerprint scanners could push the number of biometrically authenticated transactions to nearly 5 billion by 2019, according to a new report from Juniper Research.

Mitek adds mobile facial recognition to Photo Verify

The company will combine the capability with instant ID document verification.

Visa brings tokenization to Visa Checkout

The move comes a week after MasterCard tokenized its online check out service, MasterPass.

Poynt touts certifications for mPOS device; raises $28 million

The company's hardware and software platform have received PCI PTS, PCI-DSS, PA-DSS and EMV-certification.

The 'Rashomon'-ization of EMV

As in the Japanese film 'Rashomon,' ABA and NACS Wednesday presented pictures of EMV migration so divergent, it seems possible that they weren't describing the same thing at all.

Survey: Vast majority of consumers want retailers to boost 
data security

Following major retailer data breaches, consumers want merchants to upgrade security controls and install EMV card readers to stop fraud.

Cloud-based POS provider talech launches EMV product

Customers using talech's cloud-based POS can connect to Ingenico Group's payment terminals.

MasterCard tokenizes MasterPass for online and in-app purchases

A demonstration of a tokenized MasterPass wallet will be available next week at the Money 20/20 Conference in Las Vegas.

IDology makes strategic equity investment in Payfone

IDology has integrated the Payfone product as part of its ExpectID Mobile Solution to better reduce risk associated with mobile devices and improve the mobile commerce experience.

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This research center deals with perhaps the most sensitive topic in the mobile payments industry – security. We cover fraud prevention for your business, privacy issues, regulation, malware, hacking, shortcodes, privacy, lost or stolen phones, and EMV.