Match-On-Card: A futuristic Security Solution

I recently wrote about several of the newest high-tech features now in the development pipeline for the credit card industry. While many help to deliver more convenience and ease-of-use to consumers, security currently tops the list of demands for the financial sector. Over the past year the business headlines have...

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The Future of Credit Card Technology

As banks move quickly to digital and wireless communication platforms, they are also rapidly developing innovative tools to help customers access their accounts and perform purchase and debit transactions. Here are a few cutting edge ideas that are already in the financial industry’s pipeline: MasterCard Display Cards Although they have not yet...

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More States Join Investigation into Experian Data Breach

This week media outlets including Reuters and the Chicago Tribune reported that Iowa and North Carolina have joined Illinois and Connecticut in raising concerns about a data breach involving a subsidiary of Experian. The incident reportedly exposed confidential financial information including the social security numbers of some 200 million Americans. NBC...

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Should You Sign the Back of Your Credit Card?

A recent survey revealed that security is of paramount concern to cardholders when it comes to using new forms of technology to make their payments. More than 90% stated security is one of the most important, if not the utmost important factor they consider.  Security concerns are definitely legitimate, especially...

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Don’t Regret It, Shred It!

Identity theft costs Americans nearly $2 billion a year. If your identity is stolen, dozens of fraudulent credit cards may be applied for and issued in your name before you even realize you’ve been harmed. Then those can be sold to the highest bidder through criminal networks that extend around...

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