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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MYPINPAD appoints Leading PR agency for 2015 growth

LONDON, UK, 22 December 2014, MYPINPAD, the next generation of secure payment authentication, has today announced the appointment of the payments industry’s leading PR and communications agency SkyParlour. This significant move will see award-winning SkyParlour support MYPINPAD’s expansion and further establish the company as a key player in the industry.

MYPINPAD has gained significant global support within the traditional and emerging payments ecosystems. Progressing its commercial strategy to deliver ‘authentication as a service’, MYPINPAD will continue to provide a comprehensive programme of industry insights and demonstrate how MYPINPAD addresses the need for greater security in the rapidly growing digital commerce arena.

David Poole, Business Development Director, MYPINPAD said, “We are excited about our expansion plans for 2015 and we wanted a PR partner that understands the payments, retail and security sectors. SkyParlour was the obvious choice. We look forward to working closely with the SkyParlour team to ensure we maximise our successes and growth opportunities”.

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MYPINPAD becomes the first ‘connected’ member of Vendorcom

 

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LONDON, UK, 16 December 2014, MYPINPAD, the next generation of secure payment authentication, has today become the first member of Vendorcom’s new ‘Connected’ membership tier. Vendorcom is a pan-European membership organisation which connects all stakeholders in the payments industry. By committing to this higher level of membership in Vendorcom, MYPINPAD is stepping up its involvement in the payment community, demonstrating confidence in its innovative solution and a definite strategy for success.

David Poole, Business Development Director, MYPINPAD said, “As part of the process of integrating our pioneering authentication technology into the global payments community, we are keen to maintain our alignment with the industry’s thought leaders. We are looking forward to being a ‘Connected’, active member of Vendorcom.”

Vendorcom now offers a range of membership opportunities with the Connected tier providing the strongest opportunities for engagement with potential customers and one of the most supportive for MYPINPAD’s full industry launch in early 2015. Vendorcom brings together one of the most extensive and relevant networks of payment industry leaders and potential partners to boost the innovative new company.

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Press Release 06 October 2014

MYPINPAD has been shortlisted for Showcase Innovation Pitch at Merchants & Payments Conference 2014

The Showcase for Innovation is designed to bring the conference delegates some of the brightest and best innovators in the retail payments world. MYPINPAD will describe how they bring the security and benefits of PIN authentication to the digital commerce marketplace. Using their unique and patented process MYPINPAD will demonstrate some of the options for the developing mobile channel checkout and how their process compliments and optimises a 3DS type solution for an easily understood, easily used secure mobile checkout.

The important annual conference is being held at The Crown Plaza London – The City on Tuesday 21st and Wednesday 22nd October 2014.

The conference which has the sub title
The New Ecosystem for Frictionless In-Store, Online & Mobile Retail Payments is organised by ICBI events. For further details please refer to the shows official web site

http://www.icbi-events.com/event/merchant-payments-event

Press Release 13 June 2014

Forensic Investigation of MYPINPAD Authentication Platform Supports Security Credentials.

MYPINPAD enables retailers to Engage, Enrich and Endorse customers in a secure, frictionless, and convenient manner.

An industry leader in the field of Mobile Application Security and Forensics recently undertook a thorough investigation and review of the MYPINPAD solution. MYPINPAD,(mPP) provides a transformational authentication platform. The company performed an Application Penetration Test of the MYPINPAD application running on the Android platform. The objective was to gauge the resiliency of the application in various attack scenarios launched against both authenticated and unauthenticated surfaces. Android was selected over other major mobile OS as it is generally held to be more “open”.

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David Poole joins the Executive Team at MYPINPAD Limited

22 January 2014 – MYPINPAD Limited offers a transformational ‘authentication as a service’ platform globally for the payments industry and is delighted to announce the appointment of David Poole to its executive management team as Business Development Director.

David is a 25 year veteran of technology, Point of Sale and payment software solutions. Most recently at leading terminal supplier VeriFone, he spearheaded the integration of the EMEA sales and marketing teams after the acquisition of Lipman and Trintech in 2006. In 2010 he co-founded and was appointed Managing Director of Miura Systems and drove that business to a dominant global position in the emerging mobile segment, winning contracts with PayPal, iZettle and Intuit.

Having been at the forefront of new technology adoption into payments processes he is excited to be joining MYPINPAD at this time as it continues to earn the attention of major payments system stakeholders in global markets. Digital commerce is growing exponentially; the associated levels of fraud are doing the same and are rapidly becoming intolerable. David comments “The payments industry has shown that it can adapt and leverage new technology for the benefit of all stakeholders. The MYPINPAD solution provides opportunities to reduce risk, enhance card holder confidence and improve operating margins. Organisations able to implement its technology can realise significant competitive advantage.”

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MYPINPAD selected as feature company for Nilson Report May 2013

“VIRTUAL PIN PAD FOR MOBILE/ONLINE”

This important industry journal describes how MYPINPAD addresses the challenge on how to solve the problem of confidently and securely identifying customers in conducting mobile commerce payments across the payment card industry including for SIM card manufacturers and mobile network operators. It highlights how MYPINPAD facilitates consumers entering securely, a personal identification number (PIN) directly into a touchscreen mobile phone, tablet, or Internet.