Data Security 2016

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.

eSecurity & ModPOS

The retail industry suffers from pervasive web application weaknesses from legacy software systems which are soft targets for attackers once inside a company’s network. Also, the most sophisticated point-of-sale malware ever seen to date is now lurking in retailers systems waiting to launch.

Datacap & Sterling

PA-based Datacap Systems has completed US EMV level 3 certification with FL-based Sterling Payment Technologies and released an EMV-capable version of NETePay available for download immediately. NETePay for Sterling provides hundreds of point of sale providers with the ability to deliver US EMV functionality via an evolving list of PIN Pads through a simple out-of-scope interface.

Monet mPOS

Monet, the largest mPOS (Mobile POS) service provider in Pakistan, and China’s UnionPay jointly announced the launch of a mPOS acquiring service in Pakistan. The UnionPay mPOS solution is to be launched at fast food restaurants, express companies and in hospitals and on taxies.

Bluefin Decryptx

Atlanta-based Bluefin Payment Systems has teamed USAePay. The partnership will further enhance data security for companies using the USAePay gateway through with the addition of Bluefin’s Decryptx PCI-Validated Point-to-Point Encryption (P2PE) service, which protects consumer payment data in transit.

Verifone Engage

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.