Payment/Security ARCHIVE

DMA Calls for New Measures to Enhance Data Security  Jan 30, 2014 3:33 PM By MCM Staff

In response to the recent spate of data security breaches on retailers and others, the DMA issued a call to action to all data-driven marketers to recommit to DMA’s long-standing commitment to ensure the security of consumer data.

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.

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.

Payment Security Breaches Can Be Prevented  Jan 16, 2014 6:08 PM By Tim Parry

Karisse Hendrick, the U.S. program manager for the Merchant Risk Council, talks about what merchants can do to prevent payment security breaches from happening, what threats to watch out for, and how to let your customers know they may be victims.

Overstock.com Sees $130,000 in Sales with Bitcoin Payment Option  Jan 15, 2014 2:43 PM By Erin Lynch

Overstock.com CEO Patrick M. Byrne took to Twitter to announce that within 24-hours of implementing Bitcoin as a possible payment option, his company received $130,000 in orders paid in the crypto-currency.

Overstock.com Becomes First Retailer to Accept Bitcoin  Jan 10, 2014 1:49 PM By MCM Staff

Overstock.com has announced it is now accepting the controversial cryptocurrency, Bitcoin, as a form of payment along with Visa, MasterCard and PayPal.

Target: Security Breach Affected 70 Million Customers  Jan 10, 2014 8:50 AM By Tim Parry

As part of its ongoing investigation into a security breach discovered last month, Target has determined that the stolen information includes names, mailing addresses, phone numbers or email addresses for up to 70 million individuals.

Revel Systems iPad POS Unveils Top Industry Predictions for 2014  Dec 21, 2013 8:19 AM By MCM Staff

This year the retail industry will see major shifts take place, whether it is the convergence of ecommerce with brick-and-mortar retail, the rise of digital currency like PayPal and Bitcoin at the checkout, or the integration of wearable data to help consumers make smarter choices at the checkout.






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