Retail and e-Commerce


  • Mastercard: Biometrics use set to skyrocket

    July 6, 2018

    Biometric technology is set to become an integral part of all online shopping as the need for greater security increases, a new report has claimed. Research from Mastercard claims that one in four online transactions will need a greater level of authentication and security within the next 12 months. New EU regulations governing online fraud are set to come ...

  • Drones to tackle traffic and deliver medical supplies in UK cities

    November 27, 2017

    Fleets of civilian drones could soon dart through the skies of UK cities, delivering urgent medical supplies, easing traffic congestion and helping emergency services, according to a Government-backed scheme. Local authorities are being asked to help come up with suggestions for how drones can “meet the needs and realities of urban life”, as use of the ...

  • Lloyd’s says cyber-attack could cost $120bn, same as Hurricane Katrina

    July 17, 2017

    Lloyd’s of London has warned that a serious cyber-attack could cost the global economy more than $120bn (£92bn) – as much as catastrophic natural disasters such as Hurricanes Katrina and Sandy. Published two months after a ransomware cyber-attack that hobbled NHS hospitals and hit nearly 100 countries, a 56-page report from the world’s oldest insurance market ...

  • Grocery Industry’s Cybersecurity Challenges: Harbinger Of Threats To Corporate America

    June 13, 2017

    Button up your overcoat; it’s about to rain cyberthreats   Few businesspeople have as much on the line every moment of every day as grocers. When disquieting events happen at a grocery store, customers can be more than just inconvenienced. In extreme circumstances, grocery products can be the cause of illness, even death. What makes the grocery ...