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As we continue to use technology we require more and more passwords to access things. You might already know these basic tips: Never reuse your old passwords. “One bad apple ruins the bunch” Don’t change your password unless you think it’s compromised. Consider two-factor authentication.Although you might have...

Much controversy has been centered on the major data breaches at Target, Neiman Marcus and potentially Michaels, and affected millions of credit and debit cardholders.  Of this controversy and discussion lays the question – could tokenization have mitigated these attacks? The data breaches had a very...

A third major retailer has reported another credit card data breach. As of last Friday, the arts and craft giant has confirmed that it is working with Federal law enforcement and private security analysts to investigate a potential credit card data breach. This breach could affect Canadians...

2013, Black Friday – The second-largest credit card data breach in the history of the United Sates resulted the compromise of over 40 million customer’s credit card information.  Any customers who made purchases by swiping a debit or credit card at Target between Nov. 27...

As the trend towards a cashless society continues, Canadians are among those leading the trend. MasterCard recently released a report named “Cashless Journey” that ranked Canada as the third most cashless country in the world, with Belgium ranking first and France second. “The increased adoption of electronic...

  About a year ago, Bitpay, a payment processor that deals exclusively with Bitcoin accepted it's 1,000th merchant. Today it has over 10,000 Bitcoin accepting merchants. This is testament to the gaining popularity of the decentralized digital crypto-currency.   Bitpay differentiates itself from other payment processors by dealing...