Samsung challenges Apple and Android Pay
  • Phone Verification

The Next Payment Player Enters the United States

Apple Pay, Google Pay and now another mobile power player joins the group with Samsung Pay launching in the United States. This news follows a trail of a continuous feud of patents and technology between Apple and Samsung, which try to dominate the mobile market. This comes at a time where consumers are used to making purchases online in a split second and now can do the same thing in-store with the added benefit of extra security through tokenization.

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Fantasy Football and other online gaming risks
  • Security

The National Football League Has Kicked Off and Now Businesses Must Intercept Fraudsters in Fantasy Games

The National Football League (NFL) is back into its regular season. Along with the popularity of watching football, super fans typically participate in fantasy leagues with their friends, which are hosted online or through sites where people can join a pool of people that they do not even have to know. Fantasy sport games are not limited to just professional football with others participating in baseball, basketball, etc. Although fantasy games are popular with various sports, fantasy football wins the most points from fans with opportunities on sites from CBS to Fan Duel.

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Google challenges Apple Pay with its reformed Android Pay
  • Phone Verification

Google Announces Revamped Android Pay

The Apple and Google battle continues as the Android Pay announcement comes just one day after Apple hosts a press conference regarding their new iPhone 6s, iPhone 6s Plus and more. According to the Android Blog, the system is “ the simple and secure way to pay with your Android phone at over one million locations across the US.”

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Payment Card Industry Compliance Report
  • Identity Theft, Internet Fraud

Can you hear me now? Part Two: Verizon Wireless Releases Data Breach Report 2015

At any given time the media is reporting on the latest data breach, whether it is on the fraudsters targeting popular industries such as healthcare, education and government, or potentially an industry that is infiltrated less. Thousands of articles to millions of dollars and a lot of data and reputations harmed in the process, data breaches are becoming more common and a hot topic in the world.

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Realtor Shaking Hands
  • Security

The Importance of Safeguarding Housed Data

As the housing market continues to improve, it is essential for real estate businesses to ensure that consumer information is safe and secure. According to the Nationwide’s Health of Housing Markets (HoHM) Report, “the national LIHHM (leading index of healthy housing markets) remains at a level well over the break-even of 100, although it has fallen a tad recently, suggesting that the U.S. housing market is healthy with little chance of a national housing downturn over the next year.” This data conveys that consumers may continue on the same purchasing trend.

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