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ThoughtLab was recognized as one of the top 10 most promising cybersecurity services companies of 2022

January 8, 2024 / Comments Off on ThoughtLab was recognized as one of the top 10 most promising cybersecurity services companies of 2022

In recent years, cybersecurity has evolved from an information technology function into a strategic role, tasked not only with securing an organization’s operations but also providing direction and insights into how it should best protect its data. Read more on how ThoughtLab stands out from the rest

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Sustainable Tech Partner: Why U.S. Data Centers Struggle with Sustainability, And How Technology Partners Can Help

June 15, 2023 / Comments Off on Sustainable Tech Partner: Why U.S. Data Centers Struggle with Sustainability, And How Technology Partners Can Help

U.S. businesses want to further decarbonize their data centers, but they’ll need education across the c-suite and technology partner guidance to do so, according to a research report from Hitachi Vantara. The report, titled State of Data Infrastructure Sustainability, revealed major disconnects between sustainability goals and outcomes to date. The research also revealed disconnects and differing […]

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Financial Review: Privacy overhaul ‘goes beyond any other any country’

May 23, 2023 / Comments Off on Financial Review: Privacy overhaul ‘goes beyond any other any country’

Global tech giant Meta has warned that key proposed reforms of Australia’s privacy laws risk undermining how Instagram and Facebook work, destroying targeted advertising and blocking businesses’ push into “personalise” their services for customers. The California-based company has flown Melinda Claybaugh, its global director of privacy policy, into the country to meet government officials and […]

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Metro Magazine: Visa Survey Reveals Riders’ Views on Public Transportation

March 17, 2023 / Comments Off on Metro Magazine: Visa Survey Reveals Riders’ Views on Public Transportation

Visa recently revealed the results from a recent survey, “Reimagining ridership: Open-loop payments and the future of urban mobility,” examining the future of urban mobility. Nick Mackie, VP and global head of urban mobility at Visa, spoke with METRO about the biggest takeaways from the survey, the surprising results, and more.

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PYMNTS: Visa Says Adoption of Open-Loop Transit Payments Is at a Tipping Point Worldwide

March 17, 2023 / Comments Off on PYMNTS: Visa Says Adoption of Open-Loop Transit Payments Is at a Tipping Point Worldwide

As transit systems move away from legacy payment methods like pay-as-you-go passes and toward contactless open-loop payments, it’s creating new commerce possibilities that not only benefit ridership and relieve urban congestion, but also promise greater financial inclusion. A study from the Visa Economic Empowerment Institute (VEEI) titled “Reimagining Ridership: Open-loop Payments and the Future of Urban Mobility,” […]

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NFCW: Visa reports on passenger preferences for transit payments

March 9, 2023 / Comments Off on NFCW: Visa reports on passenger preferences for transit payments

More than four in ten transit passengers worldwide say that tapping their own debit or credit card to make open loop contactless fare payments is their preferred fare payment option (42%), followed by tapping a card stored in their mobile wallet (39%), using a closed loop transit card (38%), cash (31%) and app-based payment (29%), […]

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