MasterCard Enhances Cybersecurity Peace of Mind

MasterCard unveiled plans to invest more than $20 million in cybersecurity-related technology enhancements to deliver greater peace of mind for MasterCard cardholders, merchants and issuing banks. “These new activities will help us continue to deliver the tools and solutions that instill a peace of mind by protecting each transaction that crosses our network,” said Chris

Wincor Nixdorf and ATM Marketplace Host Security Webinar

Wincor Nixdorf announced that it is hosting a free webinar with ATM Marketplace on February 10 at 4:00 pm CET. This event will discuss the best practices for implementing a multi-layered security approach that’s needed to stop threats to ATMs and POS systems, customer data and proprietary information. Malware attacks are not only increasing in

BitGo Launches Platform API to Secure and Scale the Next Generation of Bitcoin Businesses

BitGo, the leader in bitcoin security, announced the general availability of the BitGo Platform API, a highly scalable set of tools and services that allow any developer to rapidly deploy state-of-the-art operational infrastructure for their bitcoin business. BitGo’s own products, including the leading institutional web wallet BitGo Enterprise, are built on the Platform API. Developers

Gemalto Expands its Presence in Africa with the Opening of a Regional Office in Côte d’Ivoire

Gemalto, the world leader in digital security, announces the opening of an office in Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire, to better meet the needs of its customers on the ground throughout West Africa. This move is part of the Group’s strategy of being a global player with a local presence, as demonstrated by its 85 offices in

PayGate Introduces Enhanced Online Fraud Protection in Global Partnership

E-commerce payment services provider PayGate says its new partnership with global fraud prevention company ReD, an ACI Worldwide company, will give added protection to South African online merchants. “As e-commerce in South Africa has matured, more and more local merchants are doing business outside our borders,” says PayGate’s head of business development Brendon Williamson. “This

Consumers Dubious of Mobile Payment Security

Tripwire, Inc., a leading global provider of advanced threat, security and compliance solutions, announced the results of a consumer survey conducted on holiday shopping security practices by One Poll and Dimensional Research. Evaluating online cybersecurity awareness of 2,011 consumers from the U.S. and U.K., the survey revealed that more than 40 percent of respondents believe

bebe stores, inc. Identifies and Stops Payment Card Security Incident

bebe stores, inc. announced that the Company recently detected suspicious activity on computers that operate the payment processing system for its stores. In response, the Company immediately engaged a leading computer security firm and worked with them to block the attack from continuing. Based on its investigation to date, the Company believes the attack was

Tanzania Keen on Ensuring Cyber Security

IN a move to fight cyber crime and protect citizens from falling prey to cyber criminals, the government will next year table in Parliament three bills whose aim is to ensure protect electronic transactions and personal data information as well as ensure security. The Deputy Minister for Communication, Science and Technology, Mr January Makamba named

Gemalto Deploys Secure Online Banking Solution in Indonesia

Gemalto, the world leader in digital security, announces that its complete strong authentication solution has been selected by PT Bank Muamalat Indonesia Tbk (BMI) to enhance the security of their internet banking platform. BMI is the first bank in Indonesia to introduce innovative services adapted to Islamic financial practices, operating 456 outlets spread across 33

FNB And VISA Focus On Online Fraud

FNB and Visa once again joined forces to launch their 10th Annual Card Security Week (CSW) and announced a 15% reduction in credit card fraud. Columinate, an independent research company, was commissioned to research fraud awareness and card fraud trends in South Africa. “We found that while the overall awareness of card fraud is very