MasterCard Launches New Program that can Turn any Consumer Gadget, Accessory or Wearable into a Payment Device

MasterCard introduced a new program that will bring MasterCard payments to a wide array of consumer products across the automotive, fashion, technology, wearables, and yet to be imagined categories. The program gives consumers the freedom to shop using the device or thing that is most convenient to them, with the highest level of security available.

INSIDE Secure’s Award-Winning HCE Payment Solution Achieves Visa Ready Approval

INSIDE Secure , a leader in embedded security solutions for mobile and connected devices, announced that its award-winning mobile payments security solution is now functionally Visa Ready approved by Visa Inc., for use in Visa Inc. territories. MatrixHCE, a software-based banking and payment solution, protects sensitive data on mobile devices while allowing banks to prominently

Bluefin Partners with EchoSat to Provide PCI-Validated Point-to-Point Encryption (P2PE)

Bluefin Payment Systems announced a new partnership with EchoSat, Inc., a leading provider of payments security and redundancy for retail outlets in many vertical markets, and managed network and firewall services to protect point-of-sale systems from security breaches. The partnership will further enhance data security for EchoSat clients through the implementation of Bluefin’s Decryptx PCI-validated

Heartland Introduces Heartland Out-of-Scope Solution for pcAmerica’s POS Merchants

Heartland Payment Systems, one of the nation’s largest payment processors and provider of integrated products and services to the retail and restaurant industries, announced its secure point-of-sale (POS) software solutions, featuring out-of-scope capacity, data security protection and a comprehensive breach warranty, are now available to pcAmerica customers. Heartland and pcAmerica will feature pcAmerica Cash Register

NCR Small Business Releases All-in-One Tablet POS System

NCR Small Business announced the launch of NCR Silver Register, an all-in-one, tablet point-of-sale (POS) system that is built for purpose, runs NCR Silver in the cloud and excludes third-party user applications to help maximize employee productivity and help minimize security risks. The integrated system, which operates on a closed Android platform, is ready, out

MasterCard Survey Reveals Americans Anxious about Personal Security but Optimistic About New Ways to Pay

Every day it seems information security is ruling the headlines; Americans are (perhaps understandably) feeling insecure about the security of their financial information. In fact, according to a new survey from MasterCard, a majority (77 percent) are anxious about their financial information and social security numbers being stolen or compromised. This fear runs so deep

BitGo Announces “Verified by BitGo” Proof of Asset Service

BitGo, the leading bitcoin security platform, announced its Verified by BitGo proof-of-solvency service. Immediately adopted by micropayment service ChangeTip, BitGo’s Verified by BitGo product provides a real-time view of bitcoin assets, quickly and easily assuring ChangeTip’s customers and partners of adequate funds. Any company using BitGo’s class leading security platform can adopt and use Verified

Bitfinex and BitGo Partner to Create World’s First Real-Time Proof of Reserve Bitcoin Exchange

Bitfinex, the world’s leading Bitcoin exchange, unveiled a new Bitcoin settlement and security architecture that for the first time ever offers complete segregation of all customer bitcoins. Based on BitGo’s revolutionary multi-signature technology, the Bitfinex exchange now provides individual multi-signature wallets for each customer, allowing traders to verify funds on the blockchain for complete transparency

RAKBANK Turns to NCR to Transform its Banking Services with Next Generation Security and Predictive Services Technology

NCR Corporation , the global leader in consumer transaction technologies, announced that National Bank of Ras Al-Khaimah (“RAKBANK”) – one of the leading banks in the UAE – is transforming its banking services by turning to NCR for a host of services, security software and other technologies to enhance its current ATM security environment and

Digital Payments – Bridging the Gap Between Convenience and Security

Bridging the gap between convenience and security for digital payments has long been a subject of discussion within the payments industry. Findings from an investigation undertaken by myPINpad into the gaps in the payment industry have identified a number of issues: Security concerns cause 35% of all abandoned carts in online commerce. Putting that in