Category: Mobile Payments

22 Dec
Categories : Data Protection, Data Security, Internet Of Things, Mobile Payments            Leave a comment           

The singer Chris Rea enjoyed a seasonal hit in 1988 with “Driving home for Christmas”; but his hit album the following year, “The Road to Hell”, perhaps paints a more accurate picture of travel over the holiday season. Fortunately, 50 years of advances in transport operations and information technology have transformed the experiences of millions of passengers and Thales UK, through its wide-ranging products and services, has made great advances towards reducing crowded trains, congested roads and unreliable services. Travellers […]

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It’s that time of year when people start reflecting on what happened in the last year and what is expected to happen in the new year. It’s no secret that blockchain was the single most impactful technology story of 2016. Why? Because it offers unique and revolutionary benefits over legacy systems and promises very much more for the future of trusted connected systems. Blockchain’s design inherently ensures transaction integrity but trust in the system as a whole also depends on […]

Securely Swiping for Holiday Sales

Posted By: Alan Kessler, @kessalan
01 Nov
Categories : Data Security, Key Management, Mobile Payments, PCI DSS            Leave a comment           

It’s officially the first of November, which means the holiday shopping season is almost upon us. With Black Friday and Cyber Monday rapidly approaching, there’s no better time to discuss our evolution towards a digitally-oriented consumer shopping experience – and what it means for merchant and customer security. Click to Tweet: Securely Swiping for Holiday Sales @kessalan Just a decade ago, walking into a mall or local shop and handing over cash or a credit card to a […]

UK payments are moving to mobile – but are we ready?

Posted By: Louise Bulman, AVP of EMEA | Vormetric, A Thales Company
04 Aug
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When was the last time you paid for something using cash? Last year in the UK, cashless payments had overtaken the use of notes and coins for the first time in history, and the trend is set to continue as cash payments are suspected to fall another 30% over the next ten years, while UK consumers are predicted to spend a whopping £53.6bn a year using their smartphones and tablets by 2024. New mobile payment apps like Google Pay, launched […]