1 in 4 online sales to require biometric authentication

New EU regulations scheduled to come into force in September 2019 will cause a significant increase in the use of biometrics to verify online payments, Mastercard predicts.

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Visa rolls out new authentication solutions

Visa has unveiled Visa ID Intelligence, a platform that enables issuers and merchants to swiftly adopt new authentication technologies to create more secure ways for consumers to complete digital transactions.

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Millennials open to facial recognition for payments

Nearly three quarters of millennials believe facial recognition technology will be effective or very effective in providing biometric authentication, a study by payments consultancy Aite Group revealed.

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India leads the way in biometric use

Consumers in the East are more likely to adopt biometrics than those in the West, according to HSBC’s Trust in Technology report.

  • Tech trends

Biometric mobile payments set to surge 230% in 2017

The number of mobile payments authenticated by biometrics will increase to nearly $2 billion this year, up from $600 million in 2016, according to research from Juniper Research.

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MasterCard trials biometric EMV card

MasterCard users could soon be using their fingerprints to verify their purchases.

  • Security & Fraud