Forbes explore the broad topic of business and Marketing software trends for 2015. Of interest where Cyber Security on mobile payment systems, advanced, pervasive and invisible analytics and how beacon technology, which, while still in its infancy, is expected to revolutionize the way many industries operate – the foremost being the retail sector.
Trend Micro, Symantec, Sophos, and Kaspersky all agree that mobile payment systems will be hot targets for cybercriminals in 2015, as reported by Stuart Dredge in an article on The Guardian. Not every payment system has been carefully and rigorously tested against real-world threats. And while present mobile payment designs possess adequate security features to counter threats, credit and debit cards will continue to be exploited by criminals. The likeliness of an attack also depends on the popularity of a payment platform. The more popular it is, the more attractive it is to hackers.