MYPINPAD Expands Internationally Throughout APAC and MENA

LONDON, UK:  23 August 2016 – MYPINPAD, an enabler of multi-factor authentication for touchscreen devices such as smartphones and tablets, has recently channelled efforts to bring its simple, proprietary and customer friendly authentication solution to Asia Pacific and MENA.

Following the appointment of seasoned industry executives to lead global activity, MYPINPAD has aligned plans for international growth with key trends in regional markets. MYPINPAD’s proprietary technology is perfectly suited to markets where mobile has superseded other online devices, and where security problems are rife.

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MYPINPAD shortlisted for Most Innovative Online Product at The Fraud Awards 2016

LONDON, 12 August 2016 – MYPINPAD, an enabler of multi-factor authentication for touchscreen devices such as mobile phones and tablets, has been shortlisted for The Fraud Awards 2016, for Most Innovative Online Product. The awards ceremony will take place on the evening of 6th of October at the Retail Risk Leicester conference.

MYPINPAD has been recognised specifically for its simple and effective mobile authentication platform. Our solution utilises the cardholder PIN to authenticate card-not-present transactions, across sectors, devices and channels while meeting best security practices and regulations.

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Consumer Security Compromised in Favour of User Experience

 MYPINPAD announces new campaign to explore how consumers feel about convenience versus security in online commerce.

LONDON, UK. August 9, 2016; MYPINPAD, an enabler of multi-factor authentication for touchscreen devices such as mobile phones and tablets, is being asked whether the digital commerce industry has compromised consumer security in favour of user experience.

Recent news reports about increased levels of fraud across the likes of Amazon Prime, Uber, eBay and Vodafone have opened up the debate.  Are the rising fraud levels attributable to the ‘fragmented’ approach that the fintech industry takes in dealing with fraud? Have we reached a tipping point? Would consumers feel more positive about a brand that proactively seeks to protect them, adding multi-factor, transaction appropriate security for online transactions?

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Cards and Payments expert, Robert Courtneidge, joins MYPINPAD

LONDON, UK. June 8, 2016 MYPINPAD, a UK based technology company, which enables multi-channel and multi-factor authentication on unsecure devices such as mobile phones and tablets via the Cardholder PIN, today announced it has appointed Robert Courtneidge to its Board of Directors.

Robert brings over 25 years of experience in the cards and payments industries to MYPINPAD and has worked closely with the Payments Services Regulator, HM Treasury and the Financial Conduct Association and other compliance and industry bodies.

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MYPINPAD appoints Morten Hofstad as Head of Asia Pacific

LONDON, UK. 2 June 2016 MYPINPAD, UK based technology company which enables multi-channel and multi-factor authentication via the Cardholder PIN, has today appointed Morten Hofstad as Head of the Company’s Asia Pacific business.

The appointment comes at a key stage in the Company’s global business development and signifies MYPINPAD’s investment in appointing a team of industry leaders. Morten brings over 15 years of experience spearheading business partnerships within mobile payments, electronic finance services and new technology across Europe, MENA, Africa and Asia to MYPINPAD’s senior leadership team.

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MYPINPAD STRENGTHENS ITS EXECUTIVE TEAM WITH GLOBAL DIGITAL BANKING EXPERT

LONDON, UK: 23th February 2015 – MYPINPAD, UK based technology company which enables multi-channel and multi-factor authentication via the Cardholder PIN has appointed a new Head of Global Partnerships, Dheeraj (DJ) Ahluwalia.

The appointment signals an exciting period of growth for the business. Following the announcement of a partnership with VocaLink late last year, MYPINPAD is poised to announce a series of significant deals and deployments throughout 2016. DJ joins the business at this pivotal time bringing 25 years of experience and relationships in banking, payments and insurance, offering his experience as a leading digital banking and payments strategist for multi-national organisations. Read more

MYPINPAD AND VocaLink DIGITISING PIN FOR UK PAYMENTS

LONDON, UK, 23rd November, 2015 –  MYPINPAD, a UK based technology company which enables multi-channel and multi-factor authentication via the Cardholder PIN, announces a new partnership with VocaLink, the international payments provider, to bring their PIN based authentication solution to digital commerce applications.

VocaLink, a driving force in UK payment processing innovation and the chosen provider of three principal UK payment transaction services (BACS, Faster Payments Service and the LINK ATM Service) has recently completed successful proof of concept trials with MYPINPAD, leading to the execution of a five-year agreement.

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Survey reveals consumers trust the familiarity of PIN for online authentication

MYPINPAD today announces the initial findings from its exclusive Mobile PIN authentication survey. The unique online consumer study sought to understand consumer attitudes to combining cardholder PIN with mobile authentication for online payment.

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Industry Luminary Phillip Dunkelberger Joins MYPINPAD’s Board

LONDON, UK, 3rd August 2015 – MYPINPAD, the world’s first consumer authentication company set to deliver multi-channel and multi-factor authentication via the Cardholder PIN, is pleased to announce the appointment of Phillip Dunkelberger to its Board, effective immediately.

Phillip is an IT industry luminary with more than 30 years’ experience. He is best known for his role as co-founder and CEO of PGP Corporation, the leader in the Enterprise Data Protection market, until it was acquired by Symantec in 2010. In 2013 Phil became CEO of Nok Nok Labs, a founding member of The FIDO (“Fast Identity Online”) Alliance, an industry consortium supported by Google, Intel, MasterCard, Microsoft, PayPal, Samsung and Visa. This coalition was launched to change the nature of online authentication by developing technical specifications that define an open, scalable, interoperable set of mechanisms that reduce the reliance on passwords to authenticate users.

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MYPINPAD on the Future of Payments Report

In May this year, MYPINPAD was proud to be associated with Raconteur’s in-depth survey of the Future of Payments. In an industry as fast moving as ours, debate and analysis of trends is to be welcomed and encouraged.

Leading payments players such as HSBC, VocaLink and the Payments Council discussed their own visions of the future of payments and while there is disagreement of how to get there, it is agreed that the future will be digital and ‘on-the-move’.

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