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Entrust Datacard Uncovers Poor Password Behavior Among Remote Workers

Entrust Datacard Uncovers Poor Password Behavior Among Remote Workers

Entrust Datacard has become the latest company to call attention to people’s bad password habits, and people’s bad remote work habits in particular. To that end, the company has shared the results of its State of Remote Work Cyber Security Survey, which polled 1,000 full-time professionals in the US who are now working from home…

Mastercard Survey Finds COVID-19 is Accelerating Contactless Payments

Mastercard Survey Finds COVID-19 is Accelerating Contactless Payments

Mastercard has released the results of a global survey that suggests that the COVID-19 pandemic is accelerating the adoption of contactless payments. An astonishing 79 percent of the respondents confirmed that they are now using contactless payments, with many citing safety as their primary motivation for doing so. To that end, 82 percent of the…

Yubico Report Finds Many Businesses Still Have Bad Password Behavior

Yubico Report Finds Many Businesses Still Have Bad Password Behavior

Yubico has released its second annual report on people’s Password and Authentication Behaviors. The 2019 edition of the report found that while many IT professionals are aware of the latest security protocols, many have not yet taken the steps necessary to make their workplace (or their home) more secure, largely due to matters of convenience. …

Survey Finds Australians are Ready for Smart Cars, but Not Other Smart Devices

Survey Finds Australians are Ready for Smart Cars, but Not Other Smart Devices

Australians are looking forward to self-driving cars, even if they have been slow to adopt other smart technologies. At least, that’s the takeaway from a new survey from Toluna and Harris Interactive, which found that nearly 50 percent of Australians are interested in investing in the technologies that will be needed to create autonomous vehicles.…

Visa Survey Shows More Than Half of Cardholders Prefer Biometric Authentication

Visa Survey Shows More Than Half of Cardholders Prefer Biometric Authentication

A recent study released by Visa shows that the majority of credit card holders would consider switching banks if biometric authentication was not offered by their current institution. The same study also showed that two-thirds of respondents have used biometrics for authenticating their identity and prefer it over the traditional PIN or password security methods…

OneLogin Study Highlights Ireland’s Bad Password Habits

OneLogin Study Highlights Ireland’s Bad Password Habits

OneLogin is taking a closer look at Ireland’s password habits as it celebrates the opening of its new EMEA headquarters in Dublin. The company commissioned a YouGov study that polled 1,000 Irish adults, and found that a large portion (39 percent) of the Irish population is still using the same password that they were using 12…

Majority of Brits are Ready to Ditch the Password: Survey

Majority of Brits are Ready to Ditch the Password: Survey

A majority of Brits are in favor of replacing passwords with biometric authentication, suggests new survey data from Equifax. Conducted by OnePoll in October, the Equifax-commissioned survey polled a representative sample of 2,000 adults in Great Britain on their attitudes toward biometrics. Fifty-seven percent of respondents said they would be happy to stop using passwords…

Merchants are Worried About Fraud in American Express Payments Survey

Merchants are Worried About Fraud in American Express Payments Survey

American Express has released is 2019 Digital Payments Survey, which found that payments fraud is still a pressing concern for American businesses. The vast majority (77 percent) of respondents indicated that they had experienced some form of fraud during the past year, with 69 percent reporting that fraud fallout placed a significant strain on company…

Iovation Study Points to Importance of Mobile Security in Financial Services

Iovation Study Points to Importance of Mobile Security in Financial Services

“…just as younger consumers tend to show a higher preference for mobile banking, those in the 18-34 age range tend to prefer using the biometric authentication capabilities of those devices, whereas older survey respondents showed more of a preference for security questions.” Customers are increasingly accessing financial services on mobile devices, and providers need to…

IEEE Survey Finds Growing Parental Support for AI Healthcare Innovations

IEEE Survey Finds Growing Parental Support for AI Healthcare Innovations

IEEE has shared the results of its third annual Generation AI study, which examines the evolving attitudes of Millennial parents with regards to technology and its influence on their Generation Alpha children. The study defines Generation Alpha as the cohort born between 2010 and 2015. The study was set up to determine how willing parents…

New Survey Finds Most Consumers are Unaware of PSD2 Regulations

New Survey Finds Most Consumers are Unaware of PSD2 Regulations

The e-commerce specialist Riskified has released the results of a new survey that suggests that Europe’s online retailers should be more worried about lost revenue in the wake of Europe’s incoming PSD2 regulations.  Specifically, Riskified found that while the vast majority (88 percent) of retailers believe that most consumers are at least somewhat aware of…

Survey Data Illustrates Worrying Cybersecurity Trends for SMBs

Survey Data Illustrates Worrying Cybersecurity Trends for SMBs

“… the survey data suggests that cyberattacks have increased dramatically compared to a base year of 2016: in the US, attacks shot up from 55 percent to 76 percent over that period.” New survey research from the Ponemon Institute is further illustrating the rise of digital security threats and conflicting attitudes about security among small…

Payments Professionals Are Worried About Cybersecurity Yet Mistrustful of Experts: Survey

Payments Professionals Are Worried About Cybersecurity Yet Mistrustful of Experts: Survey

Professionals in the payments industry are very concerned about cybersecurity, but are at least a little mistrustful of third party solutions providers, suggest the results of TD Bank’s 2019 NACHA PAYMENTS survey. Conducted at the 2019 NACHA PAYMENTS Conference in Orlando this past May, the survey polled just under 500 of the payments industry professionals…

Jumio Survey Finds Many Americans Feel Unsafe with Ride Sharing Apps

Jumio Survey Finds Many Americans Feel Unsafe with Ride Sharing Apps

Ride sharing apps like Uber and Lyft have billed themselves as being safer and more convenient than the more traditional alternatives. However, a new survey from Jumio suggests that the sharing economy is only delivering on half of that promise. The survey found that nearly one fifth of all riders (18.1 percent) felt unsafe when…

Consumers Blame Businesses for Data Breaches: Survey

Consumers Blame Businesses for Data Breaches: Survey

“…66 percent of all respondents said they were unlikely to do business with an organization that suffered a data breach in which sensitive information was compromised.” Newly published survey research is further highlighting the need for companies to protect consumer data. Conducted by Vanson Bourne on behalf of Gemalto, the study polled 10,500 consumers on…

Fiserv Research Reflects Rise of Consumer FinTech

Fiserv Research Reflects Rise of Consumer FinTech

“…49 percent of respondents in Fiserv’s surveys said they would feel secure with biometric authentication in financial services.” Consumers are increasingly open to the idea of receiving financial services from tech companies, suggests new research from Fiserv, Inc. The findings come by way of Fiserv’s newly published “Expectations & Experiences: Channels and New Entrants” study,…

Citizens Want Digital Access to Government Services

Citizens Want Digital Access to Government Services

Citizens around the world want more digital access to government services, and are largely comfortable with the use of biometrics therein, suggest new findings from Accenture. The findings come from a survey of about 6,000 people across Australia, France, Germany, Singapore, the UK, and the US. According to Accenture’s report, 86 percent said they see…