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Biometric technology may help improve the mobile payments space

Biometric technology may help improve the mobile payments space

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); New technology could make mobile commerce safer and more attractive to consumers NXT-ID, a company specializing in biometric solutions, has released a report concerning new technology and how it may affect the future of mobile commerce. For years, security has been a major problem for the mobile space. According to the company, tech solutions for digital commerce are becoming more oriented on the consumer, focusing on the protection of valuable financial information. … Read entire article »

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MasterCard launches new digital token mobile payments service

MasterCard launches new digital token mobile payments service

New service from MasterCard aims to make mobile commerce more secure and convenient MasterCard has announced the launch of a new service that is meant to make mobile payments more secure and convenient. The MasterCard Digital Enablement Service (MDES) is designed to “tokenize” a consumer’s financial information, making it more secure against exploitation. Security is one of the major concerns consumers have when participating in mobile commerce. Because some mobile platforms and services are not protected … Read entire article »

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Mobile security holes exist in 85 percent of apps

Mobile security holes exist in 85 percent of apps

A worldwide study has suggested that there are considerable privacy gaps present in most applications. Recently, a global study that was conducted on the type of mobile security that has been worked into apps in order to help to protect the privacy of the user, and it determined that the typical application is coming up short. The study was commissioned by the UK Information Commissioners Office (CIO). What the ICO study discovered was that 85 percent of the … Read entire article »

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Mobile security improvements on their way to Apple following breaches

Mobile security improvements on their way to Apple following breaches

CEO Tim Cook has made this announcement but denied that protection was lacking in celebrity selfie theft cases. While Apple CEO Tim Cook has denied that there has been any problem with the company‚Äôs cloud, online, and mobile security, and that this was not what lead to the theft of personal photos from over one hundred female celebrity accounts, he has still vowed to improve the protection that the company provides. Cook has now provided some details … Read entire article »

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Mobile security threats underscored by celebrity photo hacking

Mobile security threats underscored by celebrity photo hacking

The issue of digital privacy vulnerabilities has been placed back in the spotlight with online and cloud storage. The celebrity photo hacking scandal has brought mobile security and digital privacy issues up into the headlines and into the minds of many people who had placed a great deal more faith in the protection available to them from the storage of their own personal data, files, and photos. Individuals and businesses, alike, are using cloud based storage systems … Read entire article »

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Mobile security is weak among many wearable technology devices

Mobile security is weak among many wearable technology devices

A recent study has shown that many consumers are choosing affordability over privacy protection. As the size of the wearable technology market continues to grow, and consumers have a rapidly increasing number of devices from which to choose, many people are being swayed by low prices despite the fact that they continue to have concerns over mobile security in these gadgets. New research has revealed that 80 percent of consumers were concerned about privacy related to wearables. The … Read entire article »

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Mobile security guideline suggestions being accepted by NIST

Mobile security guideline suggestions being accepted by NIST

The U.S. National Institute of Standards and Technology is working to develop a third party app guide. A recent statement made by the U.S. National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has revealed that in the effort to develop a proper guide that takes mobile security into account in the testing of third party apps to ensure that they will not introduce additional vulnerabilities to a device, input is now being accepted. The government agency has already … Read entire article »

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Mobile commerce security promoted by Wells Fargo accelerator program

Mobile commerce security promoted by Wells Fargo accelerator program

Zumingo has become the first member of the Wells Fargo Startup Accelerator As mobile commerce becomes more popular, security is becoming a greater priority. Zumingo Corporation, a leading provider of security solutions, has announced that it has become the first member of the Wells Fargo Startup Accelerator. The program was fashioned by Wells Fargo to support innovation in the technology sector and support solutions that could lead to better consumer protection and experience. When it comes … Read entire article »

Filed under: Mobile Commerce, Mobile Commerce Security, Mobile Payments