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NXP Tech Enables Access Control, mPayment Functionality for Nymi Band

NXP Tech Enables Access Control, mPayment Functionality for Nymi Band

Nymi has teamed up with NXP Semiconductors to show off the possibilities of its biometric wristband at this year’s RSA Conference. NXP is providing NFC and Secure Element components for the Nymi Band to allow for not only access control but mPayment functionality; moreover, access control applications range from physical access control like unlocking doors to…

Wearables Going Unsecured in the Workplace

Wearables Going Unsecured in the Workplace

Centrify is raising the alarm over ‘unmanaged wearables infiltrating the workplace’ at this year’s RSA Conference. In a survey conducted at the event, the company found that 69 percent of respondents who use wearables reported not using login credentials for their wearable devices; and given that 56 percent of these respondents reported using wearables to…

NuData Calls for Shift in Thinking on Fraud Prevention

NuData Calls for Shift in Thinking on Fraud Prevention

NuData is taking the opportunity of this week’s RSA Conference to call for a paradigm shift in how companies think about fraud prevention. It revolves around the kind of data used for authentication. Passwords and PINs, while of decreasing value as security tools, remain of high value to fraudsters given their utility in gaining access…