Uncovering Trends, Challenges and Innovation at the Card Forum

By | May 12th, 2017|Company News|

Earlier this week, our team had the pleasure of participating in the Card Forum here in Austin, Texas. The three-day event headed up by publisher SourceMedia brought together over 600 professionals from the mobile payments, credit, marketing, risk and fraud industries. Session programming highlighted trends, challenges and innovation in card programs across financial services and [...]

Mobile Payments: Emerging Threats and Tips to Stay Secure

By | May 10th, 2017|Online Safety|

With more than three quarters of Americans owning a smartphone, we rely on our mobile devices to keep us connected, store our photos, organize our lives, and so much more. Within the last few years, several major players have introduced a new way to use our phones through the rollout of mobile payments. While consumer [...]

There’s an App for That: Keeping Your Phone Secure

By | August 18th, 2016|Online Safety|

This summer, with the explosion of Pokemon Go, we’ve seen how a mobile app can take the world by storm. The mobile world continues to grow, and as it does, we must remember to take the necessary steps to ensure our devices remain secure. As we approach the end of summer, here’s a little back-to-school [...]

Say “I Do” to Safe Digital Wedding Etiquette

By | July 15th, 2016|Online Safety|

There’s no doubt about it, wedding season is fully upon us. Between brides researching vendors on their mobile phones and excited guests eager to share the official hashtag, wedding planning and participation is becoming increasingly digital. While technology may bring more convenience to the planning process, nothing ruins a honeymoon quite like a case of [...]

News Recap: WireLurker Malware

By | November 6th, 2014|Uncategorized|

Researchers at Palo Alto Networks announced this week that they have unearthed a new malware strain that targets Apple products. The malware has been dubbed “WireLurker.”Brett Molina, of USA Today, reported, “security researchers have discovered new malware targeting Apple's iOS mobile operating system and OS X for Macs that can be transmitted through USB connections.” [...]

Location Based Marketing: Ethics and Privacy Concerns

By | August 21st, 2014|Uncategorized|

They can see where you go, how often, how long you stay there and what time you typically leave. No, we’re not talking about cyber criminals. We’re talking about retailers.In 2014, location based marketing has become an increasingly popular marketing tool for businesses to evaluate consumers’ habits and preferences. Trackers collect pings from your cell [...]

News Recap: Mobile Security at Black Hat Conference

By | August 1st, 2014|Uncategorized|

Mobile security will be a major focus during next week’s Black Hat Security Conference in Las Vegas. During the conference, Mathew Sonik, a 20-year-old security consultant at Accuvant, Inc., along with several others, will be presenting their mobile hacking techniques.According to Danny Yadron of The Wall Street Journal shared, Solnik and his associates “can take [...]

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