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How to build sustainable regulation – By Hannes Van Rensburg, CEO, Fundamo

At the recent Mobile Money Summit in Barcelona there was much concern amongst the gathered parties over the unwieldy and inconsistent regulation being implemented around the globe with regards to mobile payments. In this article,...
Payment Issuers

Payment Issuers need technology innovation to stay relevant

Over the last decade, payment acquirers have made leaps and bounds in FinTech innovation — for instance, major players like PayPal, Intuit, Stripe, and Square have completely reinvented the acceptance process. Meanwhile, payment issuers and...

Banks strike back in face of FinTech onslaught for mobile financial services

For a long time alarm bells have been ringing for banks in digital and mobile financial services: the rise of the fintech industry, the scale of global VC investment; the land-grab for mobile services. In...
Tesco Bank hack

Tesco Bank hack the wakeup call needed to make mobile security a priority

The recent Tesco Bank hack has left the retail banking world reeling, searching for answers and more effective ways to secure networks against future attacks. It has been revealed weaknesses in the bank’s mobile applications...

Rising Africa – the Case for Consumer Goods and Mobile Payments

Africa is on the rise. For the past decade the picture has been steadily improving both economically and politically. No longer is it the ‘hopeless’ continent whose media narrative was one of war, famine...

Invoices instead of smileys – will we soon be able to pay via WhatsApp?

WhatsApp is now firmly integrated into the everyday lives of millions of people across Europe. The question of where and when to have drinks or dinner is now often discussed and agreed through a...
2017 the year of creative cyber criminality

2017 the year of creative cyber criminality – ten cyber security trends

Privacy and cyber security will dominate the corporate agenda next year. The European Union General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is less than 18 months away – and privacy has suddenly made it to the top...

How to get ahead in mobile advertising – Oren Glanz, CEO of Olista

For operators looking for new revenue streams, mobile advertising looks like a sure fire winner. The numbers certainly stack up: for example, a report by Strategy Analytics claimed mobile advertising revenues would reach $14.4bn...

Mobilizing the unbanked at home: US missing the opportunity

Partnering with Sybase, MobiKash Afrika launched a pilot of the first intra-region, mobile network-agnostic and bank-agnostic mobile commerce solution for sub-Saharan Africa in September. The pilot is in Kenya, which is already a much-quoted...
Internet Security System

Cyber security: top tips for the mobile enterprise in 2017

Millennials are set to outnumber baby boomers in the workplace this year for the first time. With a millennial workforce comes a demand for much more than a pay cheque. Flexibility is now a...

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Payment industry history with first AES DUKPT key management implementation

Verifone says it has implemented AES DUKPT with its end-to-end encryption solution, VeriShield Total Protect, its Engage family of payment devices, and Carbon 8 & 10. Co-designed by Verifone, AES DUKPT...
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