Can We Overcome The Biometric Knowledge Gap?

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In our last post, Financial IT’s Top 50 FinTech Start-Ups, we discussed the rising interest in biometric technology for protecting payments, with Mastercard leading the field of big brands looking into the prospects. This week, in collaboration with the University of Oxford, Mastercard has released a study confirming consumer appetite for mobile biometric authentication is “undeniable”, however, the interest of consumers is at odds with the abilities of the banks. Read more

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Access – How Can We Control It?

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When we think about accessibility, we consider the improvement of products, services or environments so that more people can benefit, and quite rightly.

Access Control on the other hand, is controlling access to information or an environment in the interests of security and privacy. We’re all used to access control measures that look to verify our identity to allow us access to data or services, from a password protected email account to the smart card that allows you access to your hotel room or office block.

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Shaping an Automotive Future

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This week, automotive innovation is on our radar, below you’ll find a few of our favourite articles on the future of the industry.  Read more