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The future of payment is now. With the growing deployment of EMV smart card solutions, we’re finally moving away from traditional — and highly vulnerable — cards and toward a solution that makes it very challenging for credit card fraud to be carried out. This is a vital step forward in the realm of payments, and one that couldn’t come sooner, given the frequency of credit card-based attacks, and the growing sophistication of cybercriminals who attempt to carry out these intrusions.
In June 2015, the US chief information security officer (CIO) issued a memorandum to mandate HTTPS-only to secure Federal websites and web services. This policy is also known as Always-On SSL and HTTPS everywhere. The majority of Federal websites use HTTP; however the CIO states that HTTP is susceptible to interception, manipulation and impersonation. This vulnerability can be mitigated by