Payment ARCHIVE

Is Bitcoin the Payment Game Changer or the Next Shiny Object?  Feb 17, 2014 2:49 PM By Tim Parry

Is Bitcoin about to change the way we pay for goods and services on the Internet? Or is Bitcoin just another alternative payment method that comes in like a lion and goes out like a lamb?

Most Consumers Would Never Consider Using Bitcoin  Feb 08, 2014 2:31 PM By Tim Parry

As buzz about Bitcoin continues to build, the question is often asked – will consumers embrace this alternative currency? A new nationwide survey conducted for TheStreet by GfK1 shows that consumers do not understand Bitcoin and have little interest in owning it.

Fraud Threats Loom for Mobile Commerce Merchants  Feb 07, 2014 3:47 PM By MCM Staff

As retailers increasingly look to mobile as a way to generate revenue, fraud threats are impacting merchants to the tune of $283 for every $100 of actual fraud losses through mobile devices.

6 Takeaways from the Target Security Breach  Feb 07, 2014 6:07 AM By MCM Staff

What can businesses and retailers learn from Target security breach? Here are some of key takeaway tips from WatchGuard Technologies’ Director of Security Strategy and Research Corey Nachreiner.

TigerDirect Now Accepting Bitcoin  Feb 01, 2014 2:45 PM By MCM Staff

TigerDirect says its the largest retailer to accept Bitcoin, a new form of digital currency, as payment.

Mobile Payments Climb To 19.5% Of Transactions Globally  Jan 30, 2014 2:07 PM By Tim Parry

Adyen sees total mobile growth of 55% year-over-year. Tablets are the preferred device for high value payments. Retail sector sees 36% growth in transaction volume.

Retailers Expand their Commitment to Cybersecurity and Data Privacy  Jan 27, 2014 4:19 PM By MCM Staff

New collaborative initiative builds upon retailers’ existing efforts and reflects deep commitment to protecting consumer data.

UK Merchants Looking to Avoid Repeat of US Data Breaches  Jan 27, 2014 11:37 AM By MCM Staff

Over 400 UK merchants have said that they do not want a repeat of the recent data breaches that have occurred in the US to occur in their country.

SecureState Releases Black POS Malware Scanning Tool  Jan 27, 2014 11:21 AM By MCM Staff

SecureState, a management consulting firm specializing in information security, has developed a custom scanning tool that retailers can use to detect Black POS malware, and other similar strains. Black POS is the reported culprit behind recent retail data breaches, and is also known as KAPTOXA, a more advanced version of the original malware.

Mass Retail Data Breaches Can Now Be Prevented with CertainStore’s MicroEncryption  Jan 27, 2014 11:15 AM By MCM Staff

Former Chairman of the House Intelligence Committee, Rep. Pete Hoekstra, believes that CertainStore can prevent devastating mass data breaches and loss of sensitive customer data.






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