Tag: Bloomberg

Medical devices need security too

This quote stood out for me in an article I read on the Bloomberg tech blog recently: “Medical devices have not been a focus of the computer-security industry.” In the article, Jordan Robertson references a new study by the Ponemon Institute that reveals nearly three-quarters of 80 healthcare organizations surveyed in the US said they […]

Banking Fraud: $1 billion per year and rising

It’s fair to say that last week’s Bloomberg article, claiming that banks in the US are charging their clients for up to $1 billion of losses incurred through online banking fraud, has provoked a frenzied reaction from those in our field. While much of what the article covered was well-known to us already, with many […]

MWC 2012 – making mobile payments smart and secure

Mobile World Congress 2012 in all its glory is in full swing here in Barcelona and we have already been very busy at Gemalto, announcing UpTeq NFC, our smart SIM chip for mobile payments, as well as TSM solutions which we will be supplying to financial services company Chase. Bloomberg  this morning covered the news […]

Could your password crash the market?

As recently reported, a hacked tweet from The Associated Press sparked mass market hysteria as it incorrectly reported that President Barack Obama had been injured in an explosion. This led to a brief sell-off in US markets and a blip in share prices. Social media is fast gaining traction in the business world, with investor […]