Data breaches are the new normal. IT departments have to tackle constantly evolving security threats and many are struggling to keep up. Users continue to be the biggest threat to enterprise wide security, and in 2016, we’ll see a shift towards smart interoperable security tools which take the decision of what and when to encrypt out of their hands.
Verifone has added another gizmo to its mobile point-of-sale (mPOS) portfolio. The new Verifone e265 offers independent and micro merchants the flexibility to accept all major payment types and integrate with smart devices for value-added commerce capabilities.
Verifone Engage has become the next generation family of payment devices that globally redefines what’s expected of point-of-sale (POS) hardware and software. Verifone Engage is the company’s first-ever, fully-integrated, Linux-based product family, encompassing a complete range of payment solutions for merchants, acquirers, and service providers.
Giesecke & Devrient and Ericsson have partnered to deliver a commercial end-to-end subscription management solution. Via a highly secure process, the system will enable the remote provisioning and management of mobile operator SIM profiles and policies.
Bluefin Payment Systems has joined the Applied Systems’ Partner Program as a Solutions Partner and will provide Bluefin’s integrated PayConex payment processing to U.S. independent insurance agencies using Applied CSR24.
Telkomsel Indonesia the largest mobile network operator (MNO) in South East Asia has hooked up with Verifone Mobile Money and Finnet Indonesia to introduce TCash Tap to merchants across Indonesia, allowing Telkomsel’s more than 140 million subscribers to tap and pay using their mobile device.
Frankfurt-base Software AG (SAG) has inked NJ-based PayCommerce to use SAG’s Digital Business Platform to expand its world-class cross-border payments network. The global payments pro faster and more secure payment solutions: business-to-business (B2B), business-to-consumer (B2C), consumer-to-business (C2B) and global disbursements and collections.
CardWeb.com’s CardData database of Company Profiles today features Merchant Link.
MD-based Merchant Link has acquired substantially all of the assets of Canada-based Precidia Technologies.
As the Pope’s visit is underway, MasterCard has launched the MasterCard Aid Network, an end-to-end, non-financial service designed to streamline aid distribution even in the absence of telecommunications infrastructure. Now, impacted populations can secure basic needs swiftly with the simple dip of a card.
ParkHub.com,has inked Blue Star Payment Solutions as a preferred processing partner within its PRIME mobile point-of-sale (POS) platform. PRIME, which stands for Parking Revenue Inventory Management Enterprise, is purpose built for the unique needs of parking lot attendants and operators.
As payment networks mull facilitating transactions from automobiles there are security concerns now being aggressively addressed. Giesecke & Devrient and IBM are teaming up to work on a new connected vehicle security solution with the intent to make car hacks much more difficult in the future.