safety and security

Design How the Crowd Is Making Online Life Safer

PSFK's Future of Digital Safety & Security Report, in partnership with MasterCard, explores how companies are turning to crowdsourced efforts to make online services safer and more secure.

Home How Wearable Technology Is Powering Seamless Payments

Personal devices can confirm an owner’s identity for more flexible transactions

Luxury You May Already Have Chips On Your Cards: MasterCard Executive on the Future of Smart Card Technology

MasterCard SVP Carolyn Balfany shares how chip card technology can restore consumer faith in credit and debit transactions

Technology How Wearable Technology Can Quantify the Payment Process

An early tech adopter uses biometrics to streamline checkout and track his spending habits

Advertising Why Behavior Can Be the Most Secure Password

Neil Costigan, CEO of Behaviosec, discusses new technologies that are being developed to better secure our online identities

Retail Protect Your Identity With Devices That Read Your Emotions

New technologies are going beyond traditional user inputs to deliver a highly-individualized and secure user experience

Work Pocket Technologies Are Powering More Efficient Consumer Decision-Making

Services from Mint and Google Chrome are actively monitoring habits to provide customers with on-demand assistance

Advertising Building the Framework for the Future of Data Security

Policy Director at the Office of Technology, Research, and Investigation at the FTC, Justin Brookman, discusses how to create safer payment systems

Retail How Small Nudges Can Lead to Smarter Financial Decisions

New technologies are being leveraged to teach users how to make smarter decisions about their own privacy and how they manage their payments

Innovation Why Consumers Need a Safer Credit Card

We sat down with Meg Nakamura, founder of Shift Payments, to discuss how financial providers are evolving their offerings to meet the needs of consumers

Work Self-Destruction and Access-Control Tools Are the New Security Standard

Ephemeral systems regulate sensitive information and reinforce privacy

Retail How Privacy Controls Ease Consumer Data Concerns

Companies like Google are giving consumers options to control what information is shared with whom and how

Advertising Finding the Line Between Data Collection and Authenticity

Security Expert Tim Hwang discusses how companies can build safer environments online

Retail How Companies Can Better Safeguard Consumer Data

The future of online services will require that companies be clear and transparent with how and why consumer data is being used