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Securing Crypto Assets on the Blockchain

By Andre Stoorvogel, Director of Product Marketing, Rambus Payments The rapid expansion of the cryptocurrency ecosystem demonstrates the power of the blockchain to revolutionize financial services and beyond. Yet at the same time, the inherent volatility provides a cautionary tale. With blockchain implementations gaining traction, it is clear that a new approach is required to […]

Mobile World Congress 2019: A payments perspective

Andre Stoorvogel, Director, Product Marketing, Rambus Payments For anyone attending Mobile World Congress last week, they have no doubt gone to bed dreaming of 5G networks and foldable smartphones. But dig a little deeper, and there was a lot more up for discussion (honestly). As always, the show offered insight into the big trends that […]

Real-Time Payments and The Growing Obsolescence of Cash

David Worthington, VP, Payments at Rambus According to this year’s World Payments Report, compiled by Capgemini and BNP Paribas, the global volumes of non-cash transaction volumes grew by 10.1%, reaching 482.6 billion between 2015 and 2016. In addition, McKinsey’s recent Global Payments 2018report highlighted an 11% growth generated by payments, which topped $1.9 trillion in […]

The blockchain…not as secure as you think

With fraud, breaches and threats reaching pandemic proportions across the entire digital ecosystem, the blockchain is hyped as an instant fix to resolve security challenges for use-cases spanning financial services, retail, real estate, healthcare and insurance. The potential is powerful, but the blockchain needs help to be truly secure. Given the high-value and safety-critical nature […]

Crypto, commerce and a competitive edge – what we learnt at Money 20/20

The financial technology sector converged on Las Vegas for Money 20/20 last week, bringing together the biggest industry names to discuss the future of the payments, finance and commerce. Following four days of discussions, hundreds of speakers and thousands of attendees, what caught our eye at Money 20/20? Cryptocurrencies, meet security The hype surrounding cryptocurrencies […]

Ant Financial’s UEFA Soccer Kick Off

Soccer, known to the rest of the world as “football,” is a widely popular sport the world over, closely followed from Rio de Janeiro to Dakkar to Beijing. While football is played throughout the world, the Union of European Football Associations (UEFA)’s competitions are widely popular, with the UEFA Champion’s League Final’s prize money totaling […]

Rambus Unveils Vaultify Trade for Secure Transaction and Storage of Crypto Assets on Blockchain

Deploys proven, bank-grade tokenization and encryption technologies for virtual assets   SUNNYVALE, Calif. and Las Vegas, NV – Oct. 22, 2018 – Ushering in a new level of security for blockchain implementations, Rambus Inc. (NASDAQ: RMBS), today announced the availability of Vaultify Trade. The platform enables the secure storage and transfer of crypto and digital assets using […]

How Can Brick-and-Mortar Retailers Make Payment Acceptance Work for Them?

Julian Wallis, Retail Director at Rambus Payments have become the latest battleground for merchants. New technologies, regulations and consumer behaviors are converging to transform the payment acceptance space. Because of this, retailers are racing to deliver engaging and experiential buying experiences to differentiate themselves from the competition. For brick-and-mortar retailers, these innovation efforts must be […]

Securing real-time payments with tokenization

For banks, direct debit (ACH) fraud represents a bigger financial risk than card fraud. In particular, growing momentum for real-time payment schemes across the world is creating huge opportunities for fraudsters and placing increasing pressure on banks and clearing houses, who now have only seconds instead of days to identify fraudulent transactions. There are various […]

How can real-time payments be secured?

In today’s on-demand world, we expect to be able to spend, move and receive money instantly. For this reason, real-time payments (RTP), also known as ‘faster payments’ or ‘instant payments’, are gaining momentum globally. Accenture estimates that there are now 35 countries with real-time payment schemes in operation or under development. With account-based fraud on the […]

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