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: 5 Reasons Why Ecommerce Sites Need a Token Gateway

Five reasons why ecommerce sites need a token gateway

Card-on-file payment tokenization, with its ability to replace the need to store actual card numbers with tokens that can be restricted to a specific device, merchant, transaction type or domain, offers the potential to both reduce card-not-present fraud and deliver a number of direct advantages to online merchants, Rambus explains in this 12-page paper.

Bridging digital and physical retail with NFC

Bridging digital and physical retail with NFC

This 17-page white paper from the NFC Forum provides detailed guidance to brands and retailers on how to take advantage of near field communication technology to establish and reinforce their connection with consumers.

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.

Scan and Go: How Mobile Wallets are Transforming Retail

Scan and go: How mobile wallets are transforming retail

This 11-page white paper makes the case for implementing mobile scan-and-go technology in store as the retail sector faces increasing pressure to build revenues and find operational efficiencies.

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