NFC World: Sequent closes funding round

June 15th, 2015

Secure NFC specialist Sequent Software has closed a funding round for an undisclosed sum that will be used to support its expansion into global markets. “Sequent’s products support the next wave of development in the wallet space, managing the complexity […]

Let’s Talk Payments: Mobile Payment Fraud – Emerging Ground for Cyber Criminals

May 7th, 2015

We may love the Hollywood movies about amazing bank or jewelry heists, armored car robberies, art scams and the like, but smart criminals figured out long ago that a good financial data breach is a much more lucrative form of […]

Payments Source: Mobile Payments’ Complexity Can Be an Opportunity for Tech Firms

May 6th, 2015

The latest innovations that enable and secure mobile payments are adding so much complexity to the deployment process that they may exceed the expertise of the companies putting them in place. Technology companies such as Sequent and Arxan see a […]

Mobile Payments Today: The rise of HCE-based mobile payments

April 17th, 2015

Last May, Russia-based Sberbank became one of the first major financial institutions to announce a commercial mobile wallet rollout that integrated Host Card Emulation to bypass the secure element in a smartphone to make NFC mobile payments. Sequent Software Inc., a U.S.-based firm […]

Global Banking and Finance: What will Android Pay look like?

January 6th, 2015

The launch of Apple Pay may have been the most impactful announcement of any tech firm last year. The tech titan with the Midas touch and customer experience extraordinaire will finally make mobile payments work where so many other have […]

Total Payments: What Will “Android Pay” Look Like? Would an Android Pay system be worth it?

December 17th, 2014

Apple consumers may well have the likes of Apple Pay to bring together their iOS payments infrastructure, but what do the Android users of the world have to look forward to? It would make sense for Google Wallet to be […]

Payments Source: Banks and Merchants Must Have Their Own Payment Apps

November 14th, 2014

Banks and merchants are under threat to lose millions of dollars in investment in their apps by allowing them to become obsolete because they don’t provide the most desired functionality of all: Payment. The reason is simple. A mobile app […]

Payments Source: CPI Launches Mobile Payment Service

November 3rd, 2014

CPI Card Group, a provider of EMV payment services in Littleton, Colo., has launched a new service to support Near Field Communication-based mobile payments.

Digital Transactions: CPI, Sequent Pair Up on NFC Provisioning Service for Banks

November 3rd, 2014

CPI Card Group is working with digital issuance and wallet platform provider Sequent Software Inc. on CPIMobile, a service to deliver secure digital credentials to near-field communication (NFC)-compatible smart phones. CPI announced Monday. NFC is a two-way protocol that enables mobile devices […]

MIT Technology Review: Can Apple Pay Do to Your Wallet What iTunes Did for Music?

October 15th, 2014

The point-of-sale terminal at the CVS drugstore in Palo Alto, California, can accept payments through a quick tap from a smartphone. The clerk isn’t sure how it works, though he knows it does because “a few kids” have used it. […]