EU banks to take on Visa, Mastercard with new payments system – Finance- Tempemail

Sixteen banks from Germany, France and three other euro zone countries on Thursday said a “truly European” payments system was expected to be up and running in 2022 to fully digitalise a region where half of all retail payments are still in cash. European Union policymakers and central bankers have Continue Reading

Home Affairs spent $92 million on failed visa platform outsourcing – Strategy- Tempemail

The Department of Home Affairs spent almost $92 million on the government’s controversial billion-dollar visa processing platform outsourcing before the plan was dumped in March. The department revealed the final cost of the failed project in recent answers to questions on notice from senate estimates. It said a total of Continue Reading

Tech migrants shun Australia’s new fast-track permanent residency visa – Strategy- Tempemail

Australia’s new permanent migration scheme for highly-skilled technologists will struggle to attract 5000 people in its first year, with under 300 visas granted before COVID-19 began to bite. Documents obtained by iTnews under freedom of information laws reveal only 735 EOIs (expressions of interest) were lodged for the ‘Global Talent Continue Reading

COMpfun authors spoof visa application with HTTP status-based Trojan- Tempemail

You may remember that in autumn 2019 we published a story about how a COMpfun successor known as Reductor infected files on the fly to compromise TLS traffic. If you’re wondering whether the actor behind the malware is still developing new features, the answer is yes. Later in November 2019 Continue Reading

Study Group to offer first-ever free virtual UK Visa training to career counsellors in India- Tempemail

Read Article Study Group, a global company that prepares international students for university degree programmes, has announced a two-day free virtual UK visa training session for Career Counsellors in India to address the challenges and inquiries of Indian students on their academic plans to study in the UK that these Continue Reading

Govt dumps billion-dollar visa platform outsourcing – Strategy – Software- Tempemail

The federal government has ditched its controversial billion-dollar plan to outsource Australia’s visa processing platform after adopting a new policy that will see it develop a reusable enterprise-scale workflow processing capability. Acting immigration minister Alan Tudge revealed the decision and the “new policy approach to the acquisition and delivery of workflow Continue Reading

PhonePe Launches One-Click Payment With Visa- Tempemail

Read Article PhonePe today announced that it has become the first digital payments platform to launch Visa Safe Click, a secure and hassle-free, one-click card payment feature on its platform in partnership with Visa, the global leader in payments technology. In line with RBI’s regulations that allow card networks to Continue Reading

Intuit QuickBooks Signs Strategic Agreement with Visa to collaborate in the SME space in India- Tempemail

Read Article Intuit Inc. (NASDAQ: INTU) today announced a new agreement with Visa to strengthen their business propositions for Small & Medium Enterprise (SME) customers in India. Intuit’s QuickBooks Online is the world’s leading financial management solution for small businesses and accountants, used by over 4.5 million customers. The strategic relationship with Continue Reading

Govt urged to scrap billion-dollar visa platform outsourcing – Strategy – Software- Tempemail

The federal government should scrap the planned outsourcing of Australia’s new billion-dollar visa processing platform and instead build the system in-house, a senate committee has found. The finding is contained in the legal and constitution affairs committee report [pdf] into the impact of changes to service delivery models on administration Continue Reading

Visa Plans To Stop ‘OTP’ Verification For Transactions- Tempemail

Read Article Visa, global card network provider, will be transforming digital checkouts by phasing out the two-factor authentication (2FA) process for routine transactions. Instead, they will put a scrutiny layer that will give a risk-based prompt. Regular transactions that are expected to be risky or unusual by banks are using Continue Reading