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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New acquirer responsibilities - Strong customer authentication under forthcoming EU legislation
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New acquirer responsibilities – Strong customer authentication under forthcoming EU legislation

By Natasja Bolton, Acquirer Support Manager In our December Ecommerce article we discussed the European Banking Authority’s (EBA) new guidelines for the security of internet payments and the possibility that, with the need to enhance protection of consumers against online payment fraud, presenting Payment Service Provider (PSP) hosted payment pages in iFrames may no longer be acceptable. […]

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The end of the road for Ecommerce iFrames?
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The end of the road for Ecommerce iFrames?

By Natasja Bolton, Acquirer Support Manager As we discussed in the Ecommerce SAQ Selection guide, business seeking to minimise their PCI DSS compliance obligations for their ecommerce payment channel often outsource all capture and processing of payment card data to validated PCI DSS compliant payment service providers (PSPs).   The most common method of doing […]

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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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