Ask A QSA – Mobile attack rates, how can your business customers better secure their mcommerce channel?
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Ask A QSA – Mobile attack rates, how can your business customers better secure their mcommerce channel?

By Judith Clark, QSA Consultant Ask a QSA recently received the following query from an acquirer and we felt that this may be of interest to our readers. Merchants had been asking their acquirer “how can we better secure our mcommerce channel?”   It’s a good question. Recent research has shown that mobile attack rates […]

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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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State of Pay – have mobile payments reached a turning point?
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State of Pay – have mobile payments reached a turning point?

By Natasja Bolton, Senior Acquirer Support QSA In 2012, Mastercard published the results of their survey of the global mobile payments landscape in their Mastercard Mobile Payments Readiness Index.  The survey recognised that while mobile payments adoption has dependencies on six major elements from infrastructure and financial services to regulation, the critical success factor for […]

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