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Contactless payments and mobile payments are ‘joining forces’ in Korea as MasterCard’s OneSMART Paypass offering and SK Telecoms’ Moneta phone-initiated payment service will coexist at the POS level and beyond.
Colorado hospital uses prox cards, single sign-on, and sonar to secure patient records and meet HIPAA
The University of Colorado Hosipital is employing an innovative way to meet the government-mandated protection of patient data. Physical access is controlled using prox cards and the same card unlocks ‘network sessions’ on computers throughout the facility while sonar devices shut down the sessions when the user walks away.
RFID Tags and Contactless Smart Card Technology: Comparing and Contrasting Applications and Capabilities
With media attention focused on the inclusion of contactless technology in passports, bank cards, and a host of other credentials, confusion abounds as to this technology’s comparison to the RFID technology used for product tagging and logistics. The reality is they are as different as apples and oranges, as this report from the Smart Card Alliance explains.
Security, long considered a male-dominated industry, is increasingly impacted in positive ways through the leadership of female employees. A new organization, Women in Security Electronics, has formed to help foster the professional growth of this important community.