Cover shot: The blockchain - not as secure as you think

The blockchain – Not as secure as you think

The blockchain was created to be completely immutable through the use of cryptographic hash functions, Rambus explains in this 13-page ebook. “Put simply, this means that once the data is put inside the blockchain it cannot be tampered with. A safe, however, isn’t secure if someone steals the combination.”

Covershot: What is card-on-file EMV tokenization?

What is card-on-file EMV tokenization?

Card-on-file EMV tokenization enables merchants to store payment tokens in their databases rather than a customer’s actual card number, Rambus explains in this 14-page ebook.

Covershot: "Norges Bank Papers: Central Bank Digital Currencies"

Norges Bank Papers: Central Bank Digital Currencies

This 55-page document is a detailed report prepared by a working group at Norway’s central bank that sets out the aspects that should be considered in assessing whether the bank should issue a central bank digital currency (CBDC).

Covershot: Is anybody there? Giving Conversational Commerce a voice

Is anybody there? Giving conversational commerce a voice

In this eight-page paper Mastercard examines the current status and future potential of voice-activated commerce, asking whether the technology is ready for prime time and looking at the factors that will lead to its successful adoption.

Covershot: Securing Real-time Payments with Payment Account Tokenization

Securing real-time payments with payment account tokenization

This 12-page white paper looks at the challenges presented by the rapid growth of real-time payments and why central banks and clearing houses should look towards tokenization of account details to mitigate risk and fight fraud.

Covershot — Trusted Execution Environment 101: A Primer

Trusted Execution Environment 101: A Primer

This 24-page white paper provides executives with a through overview of the Trusted Execution Environment (TEE), a combined software and hardware-based security solution for mobile and connected devices that supports a wide range of use cases such as payment apps, content protection, corporate applications, and loyalty.

Covershot: Standardizing the future of payments in an increasingly diversified world

Standardizing the future of payments in an increasingly diversified world

This 10-page paper examines the threats stemming from the increasing numbers and diversity of devices that can transact mobile payments and sets out how GlobalPlatform’s work on the standardisation and certification of secure components can mitigate these risks.

NFC World partnerships — A guide for industry suppliers

This 12-page guide provides full details of NFC World’s readership, explains how we work side by side with our partners to educate the market and details the benefits we offer to our partners in exchange for supporting our work.

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