OSPT Alliance launches CIPURSE training program with FIME

Global technical association, OSPT Alliance has collaborated with FIME to develop and launch a technical training program. It will educate security, ID, payment, access control and transport players on the benefits of the CIPURSE™ open standard for new implementations and existing systems.

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FIME and Barnes’ joint personalisation validation tool achieved latest Mastercard qualification

FIME and Barnes International announce that their jointly-developed personalisation validation tool (PVT) is qualified against the latest Mastercard PVT Tool Release 2018 Requirements v11.3 March 2018, (“Mastercard Requirements”).

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FIME accredited to deliver intelligent e-ticketing testing and certification services

FIME’s EMEA laboratory has been accredited by CNA-Paycert in line with the Smart Ticketing Alliance (STA) ticketing scheme to deliver ISO CEN 16794 testing and certification services for analogue and digital RF transit ticketing readers.

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Utimaco hardware security modules achieve payment card industry compliance

Utimaco has achieved Payment Card Industry PIN Transaction Security Hardware Security Module Version 2 (PCI PTS HSM V2) compliance for uncontrolled environments for its CryptoServer CSe HSM platform from the PCI Standards Security Council,

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Mobile payments and fraud survey finds merchants expanding mobile payments fast but still naïve about fraud

Despite mobile fraud growing by 81% between 2011 and 2015, nearly four out of ten merchants (38.5%) say their biggest challenge managing fraud risk in the mobile channel is figuring out if they even have a mobile fraud problem in the first place.

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Kount and Emailage use email addresses to improve fraud prevention

Kount, a provider of fraud detection and sales boosting technology has announced that it has integrated Emailage, a new fraud prevention solution that gives merchants the ability to assess and leverage risk based on a user’s email address.

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Why use mobile payments?

Technological developments are often greeted with a mixture of excitement and cynicism. Mobile payments are no different. Amongst all the hype and bluster, however, a fundamental question seems to be largely overlooked – why use mobile payments? Here are just a few reasons to leave your cash and card at home, and pay with your

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Biometric payment for all: introducing connected devices for payment

Natural Security Alliance is pleased to  has announce the launch of two connected devices implementing the Natural Security standard. These devices have been developed for proximity payment projects to enable users to pay with a strictly personal device that was designed specifically for payment transactions and that delivers strong authentication without compromising security or personal data protection.

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Gemalto delivers prepaid card services to Russia's Svyaznoy Bank

Gemalto, one of the leaders in digital security, announces that Svyaznoy Bank is deploying the first large scale prepaid card offer for its customers in Russia.

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Gemalto and Standard Bank in South Africa combine payment and transport into one app

Gemalto , one of the leaders in digital security, is providing Standard Bank, a financial institutions in South Africa, with a multifunction EMV contactless payment card enabling users to pay for transit fares and other goods and services with one digital wallet.

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