Ransomware Attacks a Major Threat

Ransomware attacks have been increasing at an alarming rate and are now one of the main types of data breaches. Download this infographic for a more in-depth look at this new phenomenon.

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New Data Breach Patterns Emerge

Data breaches have continued to hit the headlines. Download this new infographic which looks at some interesting updates from recent industry reports, including who the top perpetrators are, the tactics and motivations behind the attacks, and which industries are being targeted.

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Criminals Targeting POS and Payments Data

Find out what types of data breaches happen most frequently and the countries being affected by downloading this new infographic. We look at denial of service, web application attacks and payment card skimming, POS vulnerabilities and identity theft, among others.

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New coalition to develop wireless ATM standards

The alliance aims to facilitate a strong, secure transaction environment without resting significant security compliance responsibility on ATM operators.

Employees put data at risk on WiFi

Employees expect to use their mobile devices at work, and employers often don't mind because of the cost savings. However, the use of personal smartphones and other mobile devices at the office creates problems for IT managers. A business with...

Beware the 'evil twins' of Wi-Fi

For most travelers, finding a reliable Wi-Fi connection is usually a priority. While a mobile 3G/4G hotspot connection satisfies some, it doesn't compare to the speed of Wi-Fi for laptops or uploading/downloading larger files. NBC news reports, "More and more...

Mobile ATMs to the rescue

This has been one of the strangest and most devastating years for weather in the U.S. No matter where you live, you've been affected by extreme elements. Growing up on the Gulf Coast, this was the time of year when...

How the 'digital life' affects identity theft and financial loss

You're on Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter. You use Gmail, Yahoo, and online banking.

What's the difference between using proxy vs. VPN?

If you live in or travel to a country that controls what websites citizens can and cannot view, then you might not have access to sites like Facebook or YouTube. In this case you might have considered using a proxy or a VPN — But what’s the difference? A virtual private network is a network set up to communicate privately over a public network.

How protected is your tablet on Wi-Fi?

To understand how protected you are, you need to understand how unprotected free public wireless is. This has nothing to do with how secure Apple devices are compared to Android. By default, free public wireless is open and unencrypted, and the data that travels over it from each device to the router is naked for all the world to see.

ATMIA US 2013: a new way to go wireless

According to Steve Mieczkowski, most providers of wireless ATM services require a two-year contract, a high monthly rate and a monthly lease payment for a wireless device. Mieczkowski was at ATMIA 2013 to showcase the WirelessATMStore.com, a division of Partner ATM that operates by a much different business model than its competitors.

Wireless ATM company syncs with a different business model (video)

WirelessATMStore.com breaks out of the standard lease-and-contract model with a proven alternative.

Close the door, Richard!

I travel a lot. Not so much by plane these days as by car, SUV and even RV.

Commentary: 6 wireless myths that need debunking

ATM Marketplace is pleased to introduce our new blogger, Chris Baird of OptConnect, as he takes on the wireless skeptics.

Behind the scenes

Like many of my readers, I like automobiles. More passionate than most, I suspect, a car for me has ceased to have anything to do with moving between point A and point B — for me, it’s all about the journey.

ATMIA US 2012: 4G LTE with ATM as wireless hub

Switching from landlines to 4G wireless can save deployers about 50 percent on their connectivity costs. Wireless also can enable deployers to use the ATM to connect other devices to the web, says Chris Baird of OptConnect.

ATMIA: ATM Future Trends Report 2012

Conference presentation condenses 'ideas, data and nuggets of intelligence' about the direction of the ATM industry.

Profiting where apps and ATMs intersect

"It's the most novel thing anyone will see at the conference." That's a bold statement, to be sure, but one that Richard Crone makes without a moment's hesitation. Crone is CEO and founder of Crone Consulting LLC, a firm that helps companies convert payments from a cost of business into new revenue-producing lines of business.

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Wireless ATMs offer new opportunities for financial institutions to increase transactions and further automate branches. Learn more about wireless ATMs and financial self-service devices in this Topic Center.