I have mostly written about mobile apps; specifically on apps becoming an integral part of our daily lives. This is a fact that can be proven by the increase in the number of apps available and downloaded via public app stores. So what else is happening in the information security world? We are bombarded with news articles each day. The key is to identify the combined impacts of these seemingly disparate trends ̶ or news and see the big picture and may be even predict the future.
I’m glad to see the 3DS (3D Secure) industry is finally catching up with RSA’s risk based strategy to address the consumer need for ease and convenience, while helping to protect customer PII as they shop on-line. Because when it boils down to what cardholders want and what card issuers need; if it doesn’t work neither side will be willing to use it!
Today we have some very exciting news to share – the American Express SafeKey authentication service joins Visa, MasterCard, and JCB International Credit Card Co., Ltd in helping to protect cardholders’ transactions with the RSA® Adaptive Authentication for eCommerce solution.