Hotel Business Put At Risk after POS Hack

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In June this year, 20 hotels run by HEI Hotels and Resorts, including Hyatt, Marriott, Starwood and Intercontinental were affected by the malware which targeted payment card information of customers. According to privately-owned HEI, hackers were desired to target POS (point of sale) systems and steal card data used by customers to make payments. In…

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Biometrics on Smartphones to Change Our Life for the Better

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To date, the world is more connected than ever before. According to a report in Biometricupdate, the number of total smartphones users worldwide will surpass 2.5 billion in 2016, which is equivalent to 33.8 percent of the world population. In other words, the rapid growth in the availability and incorporation of mobile phones in almost…

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Biometric vehicle access to grow 20% during 2016-2020

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According to an article in Markets and Markets, the vehicle security system market is dominated by remote keyless entry systems in terms of value. In details, over 70% of vehicles manufactured today are equipped with a remote keyless entry system, either as a standard or an optional feature. And although this is wonderful, the fact…

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Widespread Use of Biometrics In Consumer Electronics Projected

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While the adoption of biometric has been focused on the government sector, market dynamics are shifting, as these technologies find increasing use in consumer electronic (CE) products. In other words, with the rising number of CE products featuring biometric sensors, it becomes as a huge opportunity. According to an article in Grand View Research, the…

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