Smart devices, mobile phones and tablets are becoming the control hub for the myriad of connected devices and the Internet of Things (IoT) – as are bring-your-own-device (BYOD) policies in many organizations today. But this is creating unique and heightened security risks for IT professionals, such as higher exposure to data breaches, malware and compliance violations. BYOD is no longer an industry trend; it’s a fact of life for enterprise-wide operations and the IT organizations that must support them.
A contactless EMV solution is extremely suitable for cities seeking to streamline their approach to deployment for contactless payments. Besides reduction in throughput and speed of access, transportation operators can track payments, create fare caps and discounts, carry out refunds and collect transaction data. The obvious side benefit is customer satisfaction.