Square gets green light to take on banks with ‘PIN on glass’ mobile technology

Square gets green light to take on banks with ‘PIN on glass’ mobile technology — Australian Financial Review — “Banks are set to face more competition in the lucrative mobile point of sale technology game as secret trials featuring Twitter founder Jack Dorsey’s payments company Square are set to help credit card companies allow more payments through smartphone screens.”

  • Willam Hugh Murray, CISSP

    There is more than enough intelligence in mobile devices to emulate purpose built point of sale devices. As with most things in this space, convenience, not security, will govern the choice.