Pay & iATS says its platform integrates with iATS Payments. This integration enables a new frictionless process for nonprofit fundraising.
@Pay has introduced its secure Text-to-Give that protects organizations from SMS spoofing fraud. Unfortunately, as Text-to-Give gains popularity, malicious hackers will start exploiting the vulnerabilities inherent in text messaging as a means of attacking – not the donors – but the organizations that the donors support.
In today’s CardFlash News Que: USAePAY (@Pay); CREDIT SESAME (funding); VELCRO PAY (merchants); JAWBONE (president).
Vircom has successfully integrated its flagship email security solution “modusGate” with VMware vSphere 4, passed a detailed evaluation and testing process
managed by VMware and is now listed on the VMware Partner Product Catalog. With this, Vircom completed specific qualifications and interoperability
requirements to ensure its solution is optimized and reliable for VMware environments. VMware Ready Software status provides customers with the assurance
that modusGate email security has proven compatibility with the VMware platform and is ready for deployment in customer environments, reducing risk and
lowering integration costs for organizations.
PAX POS Solutions will be manufacturing its “P80 EFTPOS” terminal
with Connect One’s “iChip CO2128” for Internet and NFC connectivity.
Connect One’s chip will provide for PAX performance and security for its
WiFi connection along with SSL3 encryption and hardware-based security.
This development is in addition to an already existing contract between
Connect One and PAX for the PAX POS LAN models. The “CO2128”
chip supports LAN, WiFi and dial-up/wireless modems with secure TCP/IP
stack and an integrated Web server. PAX Computer Technology provides
card electronic payment systems and POS software while Connect One Ltd.
manufactures semiconductors and device servers for everyday devices.
KS-based EPIQ Systems “DataExpress Open Platform v2.0” which provides Web-based file transmissions between business trading partners in a secure, centralized and fully automated environment via multiple protocols and user-interfaces and gives the options of scheduling “CONNECT: Direct or Bulkdata Gateway” transmissions to the Federal Reserve. DataExpress version 2.0 runs on Windows NT and UNIX platforms and offers EPIQ customers the choice of using the new SecureFTP or HTTP/S protocols, in addition to the existing FTP, SMTP, ASYNC and BISYNC options, to establish protected connections between trading partners.
Paris-based NetValue released August Internet results for the US, the UK, France, Germany and Mexico this morning. The US remains way ahead in terms of Internet penetration with over 52 million households connected. The UK has 7.3 million connected households. Germany tops the European list with 8.8 million households. France has 4.2 million households online. Users across measured countries are connected an average of 9.9 days to the Internet per month, somewhat less than the average U.S. user, who is connected an average of 12.2 days. Internet usage by age, particularly in the 35-64 age bracket, varies only slightly in each country. In the U.S., Internet users who are 15 or under account for 8.1% of users; however, in Germany, this age group accounts for a mere 2.7% of Internet users. Interestingly, Internet users who are 65+ are far more advanced in the U.S (where they represent 5.5% of users), compared with Germany, where they account for less than 2%. In the UK, by contrast, ‘silver surfers’ are increasingly logging on to the Internet, and are rapidly catching up with younger users. Across all markets, the 35-49 age bracket makes up the majority of Internet usage, accounting for 29.8% of users in the UK. Internet users in Mexico tend to be much younger. 37% of Internet users are aged between 15-24, with 67% of all users aged 34 and under.
Credit card marketing is set to take off in Europe as the Internet reaches critical mass overseas. The UK is leading the way in Europe with 30.8% of its population connected to the Internet, representing 7.3 million households. Germany comes next with 24.7%, or 8.5 million households, followed by France with 16.6%, accounting for almost 4 million households online. According to London-based NetValue, the actual number of home Internet users in the UK now stands at 10.20 million, Germany at 10.47 million and France at 5.81 million. However, the most dramatic change is the split by gender: in July, a 40.5% of Internet users in the UK were women with 34.8% in Germany and 37.4% in France.