Opinion on Security in Asia-Pacific

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Is there a future for biometrics in retail?

Despite the collapse of the US's largest biometrics payment company earlier this year, some commentators are still predicting a rosy future for the technology. However, current credit and debit card readers remain cheap and effective. Unless banks push biometrics on to retailers due to fraud concerns, near field communication technologies are more likely to be adopted as alternative payment types.

Published By Datamonitor
23 Sep 2008
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Phishing gets between a rock and an easy place

For those without strong technology skills who want to set up in the identity theft marketplace, phishing represents a great opportunity. There is even a plug-and-play kit that enables non-technical users to launch phishing attacks. At the other end of the technology skills scale, it appears that this year's most successful phishing attacks are being launched by one particular group.

Published By Datamonitor
26 Jul 2007
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RFID = resource for international deception?

At a recent security conference in Las Vegas, demonstrations showed how easy it was to clone a passport equipped with an RFID tag. It seems this is just another indication of how easy it is to get over-enthusiastic about technology, and utilize it for inappropriate means.

Published By Datamonitor
11 Aug 2006

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