Payments using biometrics, are financial organisations ready?
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Payments using biometrics, are financial organisations ready?

Biometrics has largely been hailed as the future of consumer identification, authentication, and confirmation of transactions. Though in South Africa, Mastercard has been trialling a chip and PIN bankcard that includes a fingerprint reader, to date the technology has largely not appeared in Point of Sale (POS) devices or in more traditional payment areas.   […]

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Face-to-face payments: Mobile vs Plastic
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Face-to-face payments: Mobile vs Plastic

By Paul Prior, Senior Vice President Client Engagement As recently reported (BBC, CNBC), Mastercard have just released a payment card with an in-built fingerprint sensor.  There is no question that the introduction of EMV has had a significant impact on driving down card-present fraud and while fingerprint scanners are not foolproof this type of biometric authentication […]

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Biometrics: the Future of Mobile Payments?
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Biometrics: the Future of Mobile Payments?

by Dr. Grigorios Fragkos, VP Cybersecurity Billions of people are now using smartphones, even in the most remote areas of the planet. Global adoption of these new mobile technologies opens up the discussion for more advanced methods of identification, authentication, and verification, especially when it comes to protecting against fraud, identity theft and financial crime. […]

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