Former IBM sales exec foresees sharp growth path for security compliance firm.
Written by Chris Smith
General Douglas MacArthur was once quoted as saying, "There is no security on this earth; there is only opportunity." While hackers may see opportunity in today's lapses of security, firms specializing in foiling their attempts to steal information may be emerging as a new growth industry.
Electronic forms of money continue to displace paper for financial transactions. Applications that process payment card funds transfers can help your enterprise cash in.
Written by John Ghrist
As the Digital Age has progressed, electronic monetary exchanges have been increasingly displacing cash. For both businesses and individual consumers, the largest contributor to this trend has been the use of the credit card. Although the credit card started out as a device to stimulate retail trade, its ubiquitous presence in commercial transactions of all kinds today makes it a virtual requirement for businesses to accept this form of payment. The proliferation of similar devices—such as debit, loyalty, stored-value, and gift cards—has extended this trend, and such cards as a class are now called "payment cards."