WISeID 6.0 App Connects Vertical Platform w/BlockChain

WISeID 6.0 App Connects Vertical Platform w/BlockChain

WISeKey has unveiled WISeID 6 app, an enhanced edition of the famous WISeID app integrating BlockChain technology. The Personal data and Identity protection platform sits on the top of a BlockChain that stores, protects and verifies the user’s identity using WISeKey military grade Root of Trust and public/private key encryption with multiple keys, face recognition, finger print biometrics…

Biometrics Among Top Factors Driving M-Payment Security

Biometrics Among Top Factors Driving M-Payment Security

A new study reveals the emerging trends driving the global mobile payment security software market are the introduction of mobile biometrics; development of multi-factor authentication; and increased adoption of multimodal biometrics. Technavio’s latest report found that in the retail sector, the integration of biometric technologies in mobile devices can be used to recognize registered customers…

Capital One Stock May Hit $76

Capital One Stock May Hit $76

A new report says consumers nowadays are shifting to more convenient ways to pay for products and services, and this include the use of credit cards. However, rapid advancements in technology pose security threats, thus influencing spending trends. Four credit services equities are signifcant: Capital One, CIT Group, Equifax and Fifth Street Finance Corp. Capital…

Medical Data Breaches Offer Best Source for Fraud

Medical Data Breaches Offer Best Source for Fraud

Data breaches dominated the news over the past two years, some with devastating impact. Data theft from government agencies, healthcare providers, financial institutions, telecoms, retailers, and social networks proved that no industry is immune from attack. Javelin’s new 2016 Data Breach Fraud Impact report assesses how the relationship between data breaches and consumer identity fraud will…

Personal Finance Sentiments Have Stagnated

Personal Finance Sentiments Have Stagnated

More than half of Americans say their level of financial security is staying about the same. However, in general, men are more likely to believe their circumstances are improving than women. According to the latest COUNTRY Financial Security Index, on an individual level, many are accepting their current financial situation as a new normal. In…

Peach Fuzzer Reveals EMV Terminal Fraud Techniques

Peach Fuzzer Reveals EMV Terminal Fraud Techniques

New research shows EMV terminals can be compromised with malicious spoofed credit cards able to create memory corruptions, denial of services, and arbitrary code execution. Peach Fuzzer says discovering these exploitable vulnerabilities enabled solution providers to mitigate their vulnerabilities quickly and cheaply, before they became a hacker’s attack vector. Researchers from a collaboration between Deja…

PCI DSS v3.2 Includes Multi-Factor Authentication

PCI DSS v3.2 Includes Multi-Factor Authentication

PCI Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) version 3.2 is available now. The new version addresses growing threats to customer payment information. Version 3.1 will expire on October 31, 2016. PCI DSS 3.2 includes new requirements for administrators and services providers, and the cardholder data environments they are responsible to protect. A significant change in PCI…