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Investec and BankservAfrica Reveal Prototype of Blockchain-Based Identity System

At the recent Blockchain Africa conference in Johannesburg, Investec, in collaboration with BankservAfrica and uPort, demonstrated a digital identity system anchored in the Ethereum blockchain. The initiative was born in Read More →

EMVCo Promotes Confidence and Consistency for EMV CDCVM Solutions

The deployment of Consumer Device Cardholder Verification Method (CDCVM) solutions across the payments ecosystem is increasing. EMVCo is therefore working to promote confidence and consistency by identifying and addressing specific Read More →

The World’s First Volume Order of Fingerprint Sensors for Dual-Interface Payment Cards

Fingerprint Cards' (Fingerprints) technology has been selected by Gemalto to bring additional performance to its next generation of dual interface payment cards. Gemalto, the world leader in digital security, will Read More →

Silverlake Axis Completes Acquisition of SIA X Infotech Group

Silverlake Axis Ltd (SAL), a leading provider of Digital Economy Solutions and Services to major organisations in Banking, Insurance, Payments, Retail and Logistics industries has announced completion of the acquisition Read More →

Enkryptis Leads the Way with New Key Injection Facility and Certification

Enkryptis, a specialist payment security provider in South Africa, has announced it has achieved the Payment Card Industry Point to Point Encryption (P2PE) and PCI PIN security certifications for their Read More →

Access Bank and Microsoft Partner to Improve Banking Security in Africa

Access Bank, Nigeria’s leading commercial bank, has partnered with global technology giant, Microsoft to improve security and banking experience for customers in Nigeria and Africa, as both companies accentuated their Read More →

Kaspersky Lab Helps Build Skilled Capacity with SABRIC

Kaspersky Lab has concluded a memorandum of understanding (MOU) signed with the South African Banking Risk Information Centre (SABRIC) in October 2017 and plans to renew the MOU for a Read More →

PCI Security Standards Council Updates PIN Security Standard

The PCI Security Standards Council (PCI SSC) has published PCI PIN Security Requirements and Testing Procedures version 3.0, the PCI Security Standard for the secure management, processing and transmission of Read More →

Contactless Payment Cards are as Secure as Traditional Cards

SABRIC (The South African Banking Risk Information Centre) would like to allay any fears that bank clients may have about contactless bank cards or “tap & go”, in the wake Read More →

New Study From RBR Shows Cash Automation Technology Helps Retailers Protect Cash and Staff

Retail Cash Automation 2018, a brand new study by strategic research and consulting firm RBR, reveals that retailers consider security of both cash and staff to be the strongest drivers Read More →

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