The era of pandemic-induced telework is also the era of higher reliance on mobile devices for sensitive workplace information - meaning we're likewise living in the age of fretful chief information security officers, a new survey concludes. "Companies are still struggling" to secure mobile devices.
Mosyle closed a $196 million funding round to expand beyond mobile device management and provide a holistic security platform for Apple devices. The company wants to boost adoption of Mosyle Fuse, which combines MDM, endpoint security, encrypted DNS, identity management and app management.
When implementing a cybersecurity risk framework, enterprises should use a structured approach to identity and evaluate and manage the risks posed by increased digital transactions during the pandemic, says Dmitry Chernetsky, global presales expert, Kaspersky-APAC.
As part of its ongoing push toward cashless payments, India is taking steps to ramp up the use of contactless payments, which are already becoming more common in Japan, South Korea, Australia, the U.K. and the U.S. What can be done to balance security vs. convenience?
The Reserve Bank of India intends to do away with the one-time password authentication process for online transactions. In a step in that direction, for the first time, it's allowing widespread tokenization of debit, credit and prepaid card transactions to enhance the safety of digital payments.
The new India Post Payments Bank will take banking to the doorstep by using India's mammoth network of post offices. Postmen will perform digital transactions on their phones. That's raising concern among security leaders, who recommend adopting defense-in-depth security.
PSD2 requires European banks to provide communication interfaces to Third Party Providers (TPPs). These interfaces, generally referred to as APIs, will allow TPPs to build innovative financial services on top of the services provided by banks.
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As Japan continues it push toward digital transactions, it's taking steps to ensure security, including adopting the PCI Data Security Standard, says Jeremy King, international director of the PCI Security Standards Council, who offers an update.
Banking and financial services customers today expect friction-free experiences no matter what device they're on, and regardless of whether they're at work, at home, or on the road. To succeed in the new digital era, it's critically important that you deliver seamless, personalized and omnichannel experiences for your...
The Open Banking mandate in the United Kingdom and the second Payment Services Directive (PSD2) regulation in the EU are meant to increase competition and innovation in the financial system. They come into force in early 2018 and will set new standards for banks in the areas of strong customer authentication, secure...
Today's customers expect consistent, seamless retail experiences — online, in store and through mobile apps. For retailers to remain competitive in a digital environment, they must revolutionize the way they operate to meet these demands while providing a personalized, secure customer experience at every point...
The Secure Payments Task Force was established by the Federal Reserve Bank in 2015 in part to determine areas of focus and priorities for future action. Jim Cunha, a member of that task force, talks discusses how to advance payment system safety, fight fraud and ensure resiliency.
As mobile payments continue to grow in South Africa, it's important that application developers build security into their apps and correctly implement tokenization standards, says Jeremy King, international director of the PCI Security Standards Council.
Developing nations that are moving to digital payments, especially for the unbanked, need to keep in mind security lessons already learned in other markets, including Europe, says Steve Marshall, founder at Risk-X, a U.K.-based audit and risk assessment consulting firm.
The digital shift is increasing the need for more sophisticated privacy and data protection measures. Several major institutions have seen their information security compromised in recent years as cyberattacks and fraudulent activity show no sign of slowing down. With PSD2 regulations now in effect, companies are in...