Archive for: November, 2011
Pat Carroll - ValidSoft - London | 24/11/2011 | 3061 views
It’s not every day that you see banking security reported in a tabloid read by 2.7 million people across the UK, but The Sun’s interest in data theft highlights just how mainstream the topic has become.
We are just a month from Christmas, and one of the most popular presents of the festive season, Microsoft’s X Box LIVE, has been...
Tags: Security, Online bankingGroup: Innovation in Financial Services
Pat Carroll - ValidSoft - London | 18/11/2011 | 3278 views
Happy birthday, Isis! This week sees the one-year anniversary of the initial launch of Isis, the US joint venture formed by AT&T, T-Mobile and Verizon Wireless to create a national mobile payments network that will allow consumers to use their phones to pay for goods at the point-of-sale using NFC technology.
The opportunity for NFC take-up i...
Tags: Security, Mobile & onlineGroup: Innovation in Financial Services
Pat Carroll - ValidSoft - London | 11/11/2011 | 3985 views | 3 comments
With the UK’s “Get Safe Online Week” drawing to a close today, hopefully awareness of fraudulent online activity is on the up. The campaign highlighted all sorts of risks consumers may face with online banking, online shopping and their use of smartphones to browse internet websites, and explained how they could take care and be a...
Tags: Security, Online bankingGroup: Information Security
Pat Carroll - ValidSoft - London | 03/11/2011 | 3190 views | 2 comments
Fraud prevention for financial institutions should be on the top of the agenda for banks and it seems their customers are beginning to think so too. Aite Group surveyed North American financial institutions’ fraud-prevention capabilities and found that customers are choosing those financial institutions with better security. This is a very we...
Tags: Security, Retail bankingGroup: Innovation in Financial Services