GUEST RESEARCH: Zscaler, the leader in cloud security, today announced the release of its annual State of Encrypted Attacks Report, which tracked and analysed over 20 billion threats blocked over HTTPS, a protocol originally designed for secure communication over networks. This year's study found an increase of more than 314% year-over-year across geographical areas that include APAC, Europe, and North America, underscoring the need for a zero trust security model and greater traffic inspection than most companies can achieve with legacy firewall-based security models.
Fintech startup 1receipt issues and manages customers’ digital receipts in a smartphone app. And unlike other digital receipts, shoppers are not required to share their personal information.
Enterprise cloud computing vendor Nutanix has overhauled Adelaide Oval’s IT systems in a move aimed at helping to improve business operations and lower costs while reducing the organisation’s carbon footprint.
Westpac and PoS provider Kounta have partnered to connect the former's Presto Smart payment terminal to the latter's PoS system using cloud-based technology.
It's hip to be Square as the company expands its local presence, introduces "more products and services" and rolls out Square Stand availability across Australia via online and Officeworks.
Oracle's computer systems appear to have been breached by a Russian cybercrime gang that has a history of attacking banks and retail outlets, according to a report at the KrebsOnSecurity technology website.
ICT distribution company Synnex Australia will distribute NCR’s range of transactions products in the Australian and New Zealand markets, including its hospitality hardware line, RealPOS Series and accessories.
New research suggests the value of online fraudulent transactions is expected to reach US $25.6 billion by 2020, up from $10.7 billion in 2015.
Choice of Wi-Fi, NFC Bluetooth or Ethernet models caters for Windows, Mac, Android and iOS point of sale (POS) environments.
There are 15.7 million search references to point-of-sale (PoS) breaches – many of those are in the past year. Lessons have not been learned.
Check Point Software Technologies says that globally seven billion credit cards are in circulation, fraud in the retail sector will continue to rise, and cyber-criminals will steal millions of identity and credit card records, data, and merchandise.
Listed online payments provider Mint Payments (ASX:MNW) has sealed a deal with eWAY to license Mint’s ‘card present’ capability to distribute their own mobile point of sale solution.
Australia has the unenviable global record for being the second ranked country with the highest number of ransomware detections, as increased attacks are mounted by cybercriminals against enterprises, particularly small businesses.
Payment solutions provider PayStand has released the next-generation of its mobile app which it says is the first all-in-one mobile point of sale (mPOS) solution in the US to enable credit card, cheque and Bitcoin payments.
Australia-based Kounta has launched its cloud point of sale service in the US.
Australian cloud Point-of-Sale company Kounta has hired a 14-year IT industry veteran to lead the company in the United States as it gears up for a launch into the American market next year.
Open APIs are a critical part of the cloud, according to accounting provider Xero's local MD. And a Melbourne street food operator shows how easily multiple cloud services can be assembled to meet the diverse needs of a small business.
Global Point of Sale vendor Revel Systems has secured US$100 million in funding from strategic investors which it plans to use to boost support for what it says is fast growing sales and high demand for its iPad POS platform.
MYOB has released a custom version of the Kounta cloud-based point-of-sale software. The move follows its investment in Kounta earlier this year.
The CEO of elecronic payments company eftpos, Bruce Mansfield, has admitted that the move from signatures to mandatory PINs when making point of sale payments is causing problems for retailers, especially restaurants and cafes, where the tipping option no longer exists at eftpos terminals.
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