Retailers moving into the online space for the first time face risks that do not exist in the bricks-and-mortar world and they need to ensure they are well protected.
By Brendon Williamson 4 Mar 2014 10:53
Security rules for online credit card payments are being tightened, with global associations fulfilling their first priority of protecting their own customers, the credit card holders, from any financial loss if their card data is stolen or hacked.
By Peter Harvey 22 Jan 2014 10:50
Payments Council International Payment Terminal Security (PCI-PTS) and Europay, MasterCard and Visa (EMV) Level 1 and 2 certifications have been granted to Emerge Mobile for its mobile point of sale (MPOS) payment card acceptance solution.
16 Jan 2014 16:27
According to the 2012 Norton Rose Fulbright cybercrime report, South Africa is ranked the third worst globally for cybercrime, data security and forensics experts. To protect retailers against cybercrime, which costs South Africa an estimated R1 billion a year, Foregenix Security Essentials (FSE) offers a bundle of services.
15 Jan 2014 10:43
Shoppers must take steps to minimise their risks, as thieves and con artists come out in their numbers to relieve the unsuspecting and unaware of cash, cards and goods, during this week, as everyone rushes to finish last-minute purchases.
23 Dec 2013 10:42
As more shoppers go online this festive season, here are five safety tips for secure online shopping to prevent one's computer from becoming infected and/or one's banking credentials being stolen.
By Jonas Thulin 11 Dec 2013 10:20
Operational demands to ensure the safety and enjoyment of all shoppers need to increases as the higher foot traffic heralds the return of the festive season. Security is paramount and being prepared for extreme situations is part of mall planning.
By Amanda Stops 26 Nov 2013 09:09
Global companies wanting to expand their footprint in emerging markets need to understand that Africa is characterised by huge diversity in payment methods and preferences.
By Peter Harvey 25 Oct 2013 11:33
Cyber crime is a national crisis costing the country a billion rand a year, a law firm said on Wednesday, 23 October. The FBI in the US listed South Africa as the sixth most active country where cyber crime took place.
24 Oct 2013 10:44
Tintswalo Property Group has installed an anti-jamming device at its Lonehill Shopping Centre to alert security to vehicle lock-jamming so they can react immediately and catch perpetrators.
24 Oct 2013 10:21
NEWSWATCH: Communications Minister Yunus Carrim has inaugurated the National Cyber Security Advisory Council (NCAC), reports Mail & Guardian.
By Rod Baker 16 Oct 2013 07:05
New end-point encryption is set to revolutionise the Payment Card Industry (PCI) compliance requirements for retailers by simplifying the process and providing increased levels of security.
8 Oct 2013 11:31
Visa, AMEX and MasterCard have announced a global standard to enhance security and simplify the consumer purchasing experience when shopping on a mobile phone, tablet, personal computer or other smart device.
4 Oct 2013 14:20
3-D Secure, the security system for online credit card sales, can help to prevent fraud because customers have to verify their card through an extra password or one-time pin. Given the buyer's fears or irritation at this extra step, merchants can take some simple steps to ensure they do not lose sales.
2 Oct 2013 11:31
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