Visa to launch tokenization service for wearables, smart devices

Visa Inc. has put together a slew of new offerings to secure online payments – not just for the desktop, but for smart devices and wearables. On Thursday, the payments processor said it’s

Published on: July 24th, 2014 Candice So

Visa awards startup $10,000 for one minute elevator pitch

Not many entrepreneurs can rack up a $10,000 credit card bill without the least bit of concern, but Gayle Hinkley has earned that prize after winning Visa Canada's $10,000 elevator pitch competition yesterday.Hinkley's

Published on: July 17th, 2012 Brian Jackson

Ontario florist’s nightmare shows small firms not safe from credit card fraud

When Hamilton, Ont.-based florist Rosanna Yeomans received an order on Jan. 2 for $44,000 worth of flowers from a church in Ghana, she thought her small business was off to a great start

Published on: March 4th, 2009 Brian Jackson

Top 10 ways small Canadian firms can prevent security breaches

In around 70 per cent of visa security breaches, the victims have been smaller retailers, a Visa Canada executive says.In recent years, criminals have been targeting smaller businesses, said Mike D'Sa, Visa Canada's

Published on: October 30th, 2008 Kavita Gosyne