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Why banks should listen to consumer demand for biometrics

The topic of data security and fraud in the banking industry has sparked much conversation over the last couple of years. In part thanks to a rising number of very public cyber-attacks on big consumer brands such as Yahoo! and TalkTalk, consumers are increasingly aware of the need for sophisticated personal protection when it comes to keeping their data safe.

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Protected Connected Cars

As car manufacturers around the globe join the rush to develop ‘smarter cars’, I can’t help but wonder just how much thought is going into applying the necessary security needed to protect them from attack by cyber-criminals. Plenty, some might say, but it is really wise to slot something so integral to our daily lives, and something so dangerous, into the Internet of Things without thorough and rigorous security testing?