The 70 million Point of Sale terminals sold annually are increasingly taking advantage of off-the-shelf technology to lower costs and widen adoption. The most common of these off-the-shelf devices is the "humble" smart phone.
Inside Secure Products and Support enable Point of Sale (POS) vendors to quickly deliver the market benefits of mobile technology to their customers; securely fulfilling the certification requirements of PCI and the payment Schemes alike.
Once again, an airline finds itself as the subject of a data breach, last week it was Air Canada and now British Airways. News reports on the 6th of September 2018 announced that potentially over 300, 000 customer accounts may have been compromised - including personal information and payment card numbers.
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I still have an old Apple IIe, fully functional. At those days before the Internet, SW ran “bare-metal” it could access any HW registers, ROM and RAM. Programs even overwrote their own code either as a bug or a weird feature.
Later with the advent of multi-process OS, virtual memory was introduced to prevent one process from overwriting another, and a kernel was set to manage the mapping of physical memory to the various processes through a Memory Management Unit (MMU).
It's great to see an ever-growing awareness of Application Protection, particularly on Mobile devices. Gartner's latest Market Guide report on Application Shielding (or RASP - Runtime Application Self Protection) is now released and Inside Secure's Code Protection technology is featured.