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Security

FIDO2: Android Is Helping Kill Passwords on a Billion Devices

“On Monday, Google and the FIDO Alliance announced that Android has added certified support for the FIDO2 standard, meaning that the vast majority of devices running Android 7 or later will now be able to handle password-less logins in mobile browsers like Chrome. Android already offered secure FIDO login options for mobile apps, where you […]
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Security

Cyber Security for Consumer Internet of Things

“The present document brings together widely considered good practice in security for internet-connected consumer devices in a set of high-level outcome-focused provisions. The objective of the present document is to support all parties involved in the development and manufacturing of consumer IoT with guidance on securing their products. “
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Standards

The PCI Council Unveils Its New Software Security Standards

“The new set of requirements actually has two major components—The PCI Secure Software Standard and the PCI Secure Lifecycle Standard—and is under the umbrella of what the Wakefield, Mass.-based PCI Council calls its new Software Security Framework. The Council has been working on updating software security for more than a year, and indicated last month […]
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Global

QR Code Payment Specs in Japan Could Be Unified by Summer

“The Payments Japan Association, a council on promoting cashless payments that includes representatives from the Economy, Trade and Industry Ministry and the finance and information technology sectors, has announced standardized specifications. The specifications are being called “JPQR.” Currently, the multiple competing specifications have forced retailers to take time and make efforts. Standardized specifications will support […]
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Standards

Secure Remote Commerce (SRC): Payment Icon

“The SRC payment icon is available for use in connection with implementations of the EMV® Secure Remote Commerce Specification. The SRC payment icon image files are provided following execution of the EMVCo Trademark License Agreement for SRC payment icon and may only be used in conformance with the Secure Remote Commerce (SRC): Payment Icon Reproduction Requirements […]
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Standards

Consultation on ISO 20022 Migration for Australian Payments System

“The Reserve Bank and the Australian Payments Council (APC) today issued a consultation paper seeking stakeholder views on the migration of messaging used in some parts of the Australian payments system to the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) 20022 payments messaging standard. The Australian payments system comprises a number of payment services, clearing systems and […]

On The Wires

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Standards

Mastercard Digital Wellness Program to Enhance Transparency, Security and Choice for Online Shopping

“Mastercard today launched the Mastercard Digital Wellness program, a host of technologies and resources that enable all businesses, especially small and independent merchants, to better serve today’s digital-first consumer. As part of this program, Mastercard will deploy EMVCo’s specification for fast, click-to-pay check-out for digital commerce. The specification replaces laborious key-entry guest check-out with a consistent, […]