Mobile Payments Security 101

Mobile Payments Security 101

How merchants and mobile payment service providers can protect their users against mobile payments fraud.

Type: Guide

Sponsor: Mobile Payments Today


Data Breaches: Spotlight on the Malware Menace | Ransomware | Security | POS | Hospitality | Retail

Data Breaches: Spotlight on the Malware Menace | Ransomware | Security | POS | Hospitality | Retail

Research puts the top three industries targeted by malware as accommodation and food services, public administration and retail. This infographic gives key insights into how malware is being used by criminals to target the point-of-sale and how this phenomenon shows no signs of waning.

Type: Infographic

Sponsor: TNS, Inc.


What is Card-on-File EMV Tokenization?

What is Card-on-File EMV Tokenization?

The way we pay is changing. Consumers are now using their PC, smartphones, wearable devices and even cars to buy goods and services.

Type: eBook

Sponsor: Rambus


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Podcast Episode 10: The cashless society: A debate for the future

Podcast Episode 10: The cashless society: A debate for the future

Host Will Hernandez discusses the the future of the cashless society with Ankit Kumar from Gemalto. What are some of the positives and negatives of a future that is a cashless society?

Mobile Payments Today: August's top reads

Mobile Payments Today: August's top reads

It's time for a look back at last month's most-read content on the site.

Podcast Episode 8: Kount VP discusses protecting mobile apps & mobile ordering services from fraud

Podcast Episode 8: Kount VP discusses protecting mobile apps & mobile ordering services from fraud

Host Will Hernandez discusses protecting mobile apps and mobile ordering services from fraud, with Kount VP of Marketing, Don Bush. Will also chats with Judy Mottl, editor of Retail Customer Experience, about Amazon Prime Day trends.

Biometrics security isn't one-size-fits-all

Biometrics security isn't one-size-fits-all

Andrew Jamieson, the director of security & technology for the identity management & security unit at UL, writes that many technologies that would be enabled by biometrics are still vulnerable to spoofs and hacking.

European payments outages show long-term change needed

European payments outages show long-term change needed

Financial systems outages stop customers from accessing and spending money as they normally would. The growing incidence of outages — particularly in the U.K. and Europe — suggests that the payments industry is, at best, fragile and that things need to change. People are getting fed up.

Podcast Episode 6: Kount VP discusses Machine Learning, AI, and how the technologies help the mobile payments industry

Podcast Episode 6: Kount VP discusses Machine Learning, AI, and how the technologies help the mobile payments industry

Host Will Hernandez, discusses machine learning, with Kount VP of Marketing, Don Bush. Will also chats with Cherryh Cansler, editor of FastCasual, about mobile ordering and the restaurant industry.

Mobile Payments Today: July's top reads

Mobile Payments Today: July's top reads

It's time for a look back at last month's most-read content on the site.

Podcast Episode 4: Kount VP of Marketing discusses mobile fraud, security trends and strategies to battle criminals

Podcast Episode 4: Kount VP of Marketing discusses mobile fraud, security trends and strategies to battle criminals

Host Will Hernandez, discusses mobile fraud, how to combat it, and the recent trends to look out for, with Kount's vice president of marketing, Don Bush. Will also chats with Bradley Cooper, editor of Digital Signage Today and Blockchain Tech News, about the future of blockchain.

Tokenization's role in IoT security

Tokenization's role in IoT security

While more connected devices is convenient for consumers as far as payments, it also opens a window for cybercrime and security breaches.

Biometrics: Are they becoming the nirvana of personal security?

Biometrics: Are they becoming the nirvana of personal security?

The combination of mobile banking and biometric security in our smart devices will enable consumers to have more confidence regarding their personal security and will be far safer than it has ever been.

Securing real-time payments with tokenization

Securing real-time payments with tokenization

For banks, direct debit fraud represents a bigger financial risk than card fraud. In particular, growing momentum for real-time payment schemes across the world is creating huge opportunities for fraudsters and placing increasing pressure on banks and clearing houses, who now have only seconds instead of days to identify fraudulent transactions.

Podcast Episode 1: Interview with Mastercard Chief Security Officer - Ron Green

Podcast Episode 1: Interview with Mastercard Chief Security Officer - Ron Green

The Mobile Payments Today Podcast offers a view into the hot topics affecting the continuing evolution of payments technology worldwide. The podcast features interviews with movers and shakers as well as news related to banking, blockchain, retail, restaurants, and self-service.

World of Money to bring readers the latest news about financial tech

World of Money to bring readers the latest news about financial tech

Newsletter will selectively curate content daily from among the top stories and information sources to bring readers the news they need to succeed in a fast-moving and highly competitive global economy.

How can real-time payments be secured?

How can real-time payments be secured?

With account-based fraud on the rise, the move from standard to real-time transactions is causing significant security challenges for central banks and clearing houses.

Mezu trumpets privacy with new mobile P2P app

Mezu trumpets privacy with new mobile P2P app

As consumers become more conscious about which companies they share sensitive information with, a Cleveland-based company has launched a mobile person-to-person app that adds a level of anonymity its co-founder and CEO believes is missing from the market.

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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.

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