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    Disposable AmEx

    American Express Co.has announced a new series of products designed to address consumer concerns about online privacy and security. The first product, called Private Payments, offers a more secure way to pay online using a random, unique number for each online purchase. Once the transaction is complete, the unique number expires and cannot be used again. Private Payments enables customers to make purchases online without transmitting their actual...

    Posted 01/19/2001Don DavisPost a comment

    American Express Co.has announced a new series of products designed to address consumer concerns about online privacy and security. The first product, called Private Payments, offers a more secure way to pay online using a random, unique number for each online purchase. Once the transaction is…
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    Internet users are more open to tracking when sites adopt privacy policies

    Most U.S. adults are leery about web sites peering into their past Internet activity in order to offer content based on their interests, a Harris Interactive study finds. However, that hesitation lessens if a web site adopts privacy policies.

    Posted 04/11/2008Katie EvansPost a comment

    Most U.S. adults are leery about web sites peering into their past Internet activity in order to offer content based on their interests, a Harris Interactive study finds. However, that hesitation lessens if a web site adopts privacy policies.
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    Why online shoppers want stronger authentication

    Despite widespread fears of fraudulent activity and identity theft, consumers are willing to increase the amount of personal business they do online if their retailers offer strong authentication, says a new survey from RSA Security Inc.

    Posted 09/01/2005Paul DemeryPost a comment

    Despite widespread fears of fraudulent activity and identity theft, consumers are willing to increase the amount of personal business they do online if their retailers offer strong authentication, says a new survey from RSA Security Inc.
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    Fraud fears prevent half of consumers from shopping online with bank cards

    Fears of bank card fraud and identity theft prevent more than half of consumers from shopping online if it requires providing a bank card number over a web site, according to Unisys Corp.’s Trusted Enterprise Index.

    Posted 04/12/2007Paul DemeryPost a comment

    Fears of bank card fraud and identity theft prevent more than half of consumers from shopping online if it requires providing a bank card number over a web site, according to Unisys Corp.’s Trusted Enterprise Index.
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    IBM develops new privacy software for online payment transactions

    IBM is developing software that allows online purchasers to hide or make anonymous their personal web information, such as credit card account numbers and dates of birth.

    Posted 02/01/2007Paul DemeryPost a comment

    IBM is developing software that allows online purchasers to hide or make anonymous their personal web information, such as credit card account numbers and dates of birth.
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    Checkpoint Systems invests in Goliath’s RFID point-of-purchase display

    Point of purchase displays are proven sales drivers, but their success can hinge on being displayed according to planned location and schedules. Checkpoint is betting on a Goliath Solutions RFID system that monitors store adherence to POP display plans.

    Posted 02/12/2004Kurt PetersPost a comment

    Point of purchase displays are proven sales drivers, but their success can hinge on being displayed according to planned location and schedules. Checkpoint is betting on a Goliath Solutions RFID system that monitors store adherence to POP display plans.
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    RFID technology becomes academic

    Indiana University`s Kelley School of Business is introducing radio frequency identification technology into its curriculum, thanks to a $150,000 grant from The P&G Fund, which manages charitable contributions on behalf of Procter & Gamble Co.

    Posted 03/30/2005Kurt PetersPost a comment

    Indiana University`s Kelley School of Business is introducing radio frequency identification technology into its curriculum, thanks to a $150,000 grant from The P&G Fund, which manages charitable contributions on behalf of Procter & Gamble Co.
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    Internet-related activity a minor cause of identity fraud, study says

    A Javelin Strategy and Research study finds data breach the cause of only 6% of identity fraud. Online hackers, spyware, phishing and online transactions account for even less. About 30% stemmed from lost of stolen credit cards, wallets or checkbooks.

    Posted 09/14/2006Paul DemeryPost a comment

    A Javelin Strategy and Research study finds data breach the cause of only 6% of identity fraud. Online hackers, spyware, phishing and online transactions account for even less. About 30% stemmed from lost of stolen credit cards, wallets or checkbooks.
  • Shoppers’ worries about using credit cards online go beyond identity theft

    50% of those surveyed by Jupiter worry personal information will pass to other marketing partners and generate spam, while 34% fear card numbers will be used in unauthorized future transactions. Concerns shift with age and online tenure.

    Posted 06/10/2004Kurt PetersPost a comment

    50% of those surveyed by Jupiter worry personal information will pass to other marketing partners and generate spam, while 34% fear card numbers will be used in unauthorized future transactions. Concerns shift with age and online tenure.
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    New data protection educational program targets small retailers

    Small online retailers looking for guidance on protecting confidential information in their databases will find help in a new education initiative sponsored by the Council of Better Business Bureaus and Privacy & American Business.

    Posted 03/28/2006Paul DemeryPost a comment

    Small online retailers looking for guidance on protecting confidential information in their databases will find help in a new education initiative sponsored by the Council of Better Business Bureaus and Privacy & American Business.

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