MasterCard’s Ajay Bhalla discusses payment security with The Sunday Telegraph.  The article explores whether the industry is lagging behind cybercriminals, and if online retailers need to make a choice between providing convenience or cardholder safety.

Reading the security stories this year you could be forgiven for feeling downbeat. 2014 has been another year for big data breaches.  Banks and retailers have suffered from attacks that are increasing in scale and frequency. 4 of the top 10 data breaches of all time occurred this year. Cybersecurity has carved itself an unwelcome …
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Black Friday and Cyber Monday are almost here, with shoppers all over the world keen to grab bargains ahead of the festive period. But while these sales events are gaining momentum globally, retailer data breaches are unfortunately also on the increase. Some reports claim that fears about online fraud will dampen consumers’ enthusiasm for spending …
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London, 17 October, 2014: MasterCard and Zwipe have announced their partnership for the launch of the world’s first contactless payment card featuring an integrated fingerprint sensor. The launch of the card comes after a successful live pilot with Norway’s Sparebanken DIN, aligned to the Eika Group, as an answer to the complex challenge of providing …
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It’s the time of year, when many of us are preparing for summer holidays, and taking some well-earned time to relax with family, friends and switch off from work. For MasterCard however it’s a busy time. Millions of people around the world are travelling abroad to enjoy themselves, and that means spending habits – and …
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