Verizon 2017 Payment Security Report demonstrates a link between payment card security standard compliance and the ability to defend against cyberattacks

Verizon 2017 Payment Security Report (PSR) Highlights: Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) helps protect payment systems from breaches and theft of cardholder data Of ALL the payment card data breaches Verizon investigated, no organizations were found to be … Continue reading

Q and A with Greg Wilfahrt Chief Mobility and Marketing Officer, AP Technology and Marla Ellerman, Executive Director, Mobile Payment Conference

Hi, Gang. What are you doing August 28-30? If you are in any way tied to mobile payments, you need to be in Chicago for the annual, you guessed it… Mobile Payments Conference. This is a good one, folks. In … Continue reading

Walgreens Launches Balance Rewards Integration with Android Pay

Company becomes first retailer to integrate loyalty program through Android Pay, continues to simplify checkout experience through mobile payment integration DEERFIELD, Ill., August 22, 2016 – Walgreens Balance® Rewards members can now seamlessly apply their loyalty account at checkout through … Continue reading

EMVCo Streamlines Approval Process for Mobile Payment Devices

EMVCo now delivers formal industry testing and certification for contactless mobile payment-enabled devices 17 August – Technical body, EMVCo, now provides formal industry approval to confirm that contactless mobile payment-enabled devices can operate seamlessly with EMV® Level 1* approved payment … Continue reading

Federal Reserve, Crate & Barrell, Google, Discover, Intel, Sears, FIS Global, ACI, Pandora, Worldpay and Heartland Payment Systems Executives to Keynote 2015 Mobile Payments Conference in Chicago

Crypto-Currency, Payments Security, EMV Adoption, Retail Strategies, Loyalty Campaigns, Real-Time Payments,  mPOS, Omnichannel Customer Engagement, and Digital Marketing to Be Addressed by Industry’s Foremost Experts Chicago (July22, 2015) – Mobile Marketing & Technology today introduced its keynote speakers for the 2015 Mobile … Continue reading

Orange and USAID join forces to boost mHealth innovations across Africa

WASHINGTON, December 11, 2014/ — The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) (http://www.usaid.gov) and global telecommunications operator Orange (http://www.orange.com) announced a new alliance to develop innovations in mobile health (mHealth) at the Global mHealth Forum (http://www.mhealthsummit.org/globalmhealthforum) in Washington, DC. These mHealth innovations will … Continue reading

ControlScan mPOS Report: Increased SMB Adoption Coupled with Weak Data Security Practices ControlScan 2014 Mobile Payment Acceptance Survey finds SMBs expect their mobile device, mPOS solution to be inherently secure

ATLANTA, Sept. 17, 2014 – ControlScan, a leading provider of security and compliance solutions for small and mid-sized businesses, has released a new report detailing the company’s latest research findings on mobile technology adoption among its SMB customers. The report, Mobile at the … Continue reading

Versium Launches LifeData® Predictive FraudScore Enabling Organizations to Stop Fraudsters at the Front Door

Companies Can Now Leverage Versium’s Predictive Analytics Scoring Service to Predict Fraud With Just an Email Address and at Twice the Accuracy Rate of Existing Solutions REDMOND, WA–(Marketwired – Feb 18, 2014) – Versium (www.versium.com), a data technology company that … Continue reading

Facebook Dumps Physical Goods to Emphasize Digital – Mobile Marketing Watch

Facebook Dumps Physical Goods to Emphasize DigitalMobile Marketing WatchIn fact, Mark Zuckerberg and company are rumored to testing a mobile payment and ecommerce solution. But if Facebook aggressively delves into the mcommerce and ecommerce space, wha… Continue reading

Beware of Backdoor Trojans: McAfee

Backdoor Trojans are the most common current threat for mobile payment users, according to a new report from McAfee. The McAfee Threats Report” Second Quarter 2013, said that “signed malware,” which appears to be legitimate software, is on a record-setting … Continue reading