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There are a whole world of payment systems out there!

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Have you ever wondered what the differences are in how payment systems work?

With digital currencies constantly changing and evolving we feel it is still important to keep your feet on the ground and show you a core understanding in how these 8 key currency systems work in how they handle cash and online payments.

Equifax - A Post Mortem To Beat Any Movie Story

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The credit monitoring company which managed to lose the financially sensitive information of 143 million of its customers to hackers has just lost Richard Smith (Chairman and Chief Executive) and over the last few years Tony Spinelli who was in charge of Equifax’s security, Steve Van Wieren VP of Data Quality, and several other members of the security team.

The company is currently facing a $Bn payout. There will be more because many senior managers sold their shares apparently before hearing about the hack and before it became public information. Equifax has an interesting business model, it gets data for free from the banks provided by the consumers seeking credit and it then applies Artificial Intelligence to the data and sells the results back to the banks that gave it the data in the first place.

GlobalPlatform Brings Annual TEE Seminar to China

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GlobalPlatform, the standard for secure digital services and devices, has announced that its 2017 Trusted Execution Environment (TEE) Seminar will take place in Beijing on 12th September. While the event is in its fifth year, this will be the inaugural Chinese event.

Digital Cash – A Short Briefing Note

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What is cash?

Cash is a bearer instrument which means it carries no record of ownership. The holder of the cash is assumed to be the owner and they may pass that to another person who then becomes the new owner.

The Blockchain - A Short Briefing Note

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1.The Blockchain is a register or database containing statements (e.g. ownership, rights or a smart contract) provided by the participants to provide a complete history. The history cannot be modified or deleted you can only add new statements

The Security of the Blockchain at IPExpo Manchester

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Dr David Everett will be presenting 'The Security of the Blockchain' at IPExpo Manchester ( on Wednesday 18th May 2016 at 3pm.

"It is a popular concept that the Blockchain provides a solution to business problems currently not adequately addressed. It was originally invented to provide the backbone to the Bitcoin peer to peer electronic cash system which it does extremely well in a secure fashion. However this does not necessarily mean that the Blockchain technology can provide better and more secure ways of protecting other digital assets. This presentation will discuss these security issues".

For additional information or to arrange an interview please contact: Lesley on 01903 721 668   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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