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MIRACL shortlisted in the SBC Awards 2019

21 Oct, 2019 by MIRACL Technologies Ltd

MIRACL® is delighted to announce that it has been shortlisted in the annual SBC Awards - as one of the finalists within the highly competitive ‘Fraud and Compliance Solution of the Year’ category. Now in its sixth year, winners will be announced at a hotly anticipated SBC Awards ceremony in London on 3rd December. Recognising and rewarding expertise and innovation in the betting and gaming industry the awards comprise of over 40 categories - including 18 for suppliers.…

The Role of Cryptography Then and Now (6 min read)

02 Oct, 2019 by Dr Michael Scott

Cryptography has been a science since the 1940s. But how does it fit into today’s modern world and, most importantly, how can it steer effective cyber security? October is the Cyber Security Awareness Month both in Europe and the U.S., so there couldn’t be a better time for MIRACL’s Chief Crypto Officer, Dr Mike Scott, to explain the status of modern cryptography. The importance of cyber security has never been clearer.…

Press Release: MIRACL announces partnership with Bulbet

17 Sep, 2019 by MIRACL Technologies Ltd

Ultra Secure Authentication for Gamers: MIRACL Gaming Solutions announces partnership with Bulgarian Gaming Site, Bulbet. Bulbet, the Bulgarian gaming site, has announced MIRACL Trust® as the player and transaction authentication solution for both their Social and Real-Money gaming products. MIRACL Gaming Solutions can uniquely offer the security, scalability and zero-friction user-flow critical for gaming businesses. Not only will MIRACL provide market leading security against both internal and external threats, it will ensure that Bulbet will meet and exceed current European standard PSD2 for transaction authentication.…

Announcing MIRACL Core: A commercially, relevant cryptographic library

04 Sep, 2019 by MIRACL Technologies Ltd

To co-inside with attendance at the 2nd International Conference in Blockchain, Identity and Cryptography in Edinburgh, MIRACL Trust® has today launched its new, commercially relevant cryptographic library – MIRACL Core (V4). Years of experience and development, combined with a deep understanding as to what is needed in a cryptography library from a commercial point of view, means this new offering is unmatched - and meets the needs of organisations seeking cryptographic solutions to ensure they deliver the absolute best in security for their customers.…

NEW MIRACL Core – commercially relevant cryptographic library

03 Sep, 2019 by Dr Michael Scott

To co-inside with my attendance tomorrow at the 2nd International Conference in Blockchain, Identity and Cryptography in Edinburgh, MIRACL will announce details of its new cryptographic library – MIRACL Core (V4). Years of experience and development, combined with a deep understanding as to what is needed in a cryptography library from a commercial point of view, means this new offering is unmatched - and meets the needs of organisations seeking cryptographic solutions to ensure they deliver the absolute best in security for their customers.…

Press Release: Don't Gamble With Passwords

29 Aug, 2019 by MIRACL Technologies Ltd

With MIRACL, It’s One Pin And You’re In Revolutionising passwords. Introducing the world’s first 100% software multi-factor authentication. This August, tech market disruptor MIRACL Gaming Solution launches a highly innovative, new authentication solution for gaming clients. MIRACL already supplies the worlds only 100% software, multi-factor authentication (MFA) PIN based solution to customers such as banking giant Crédit Agricole and consumer credit leader, Experian. Challenging the increasingly out-dated concept of passwords and stored credentials, this new, highly-secure solution from MIRACL is set to revolutionise the way we provide authentication for online financial transactions, especially in the online gaming sector.…

Why Delaying PSD2 is Good

23 Aug, 2019 by MIRACL Technologies Ltd

(2 Minute Read) No-one thought complying to PSD2 was going to be easy. This revised Payment Services Directive is going to revolutionise the payment services industry but this is going to take time. Delaying until 2021 will ensure organisations find the best solution to make the necessary changes and ultimately ensure online payments within Europe are safer, faster, cheaper and more convenient. Last year, cyber incidents increased by 1000% and fraud losses on UK ‘card not present’ transactions 47%.…

Designated Verifier Signatures

19 Aug, 2019 by Dr Michael Scott

Here, Dr Michael Scott considers digital signatures and the verification they provide in today’s digital world. (4 Minute Read) Digital signature is an attempt to provide a digital analogue of the human signature. Before getting into that, let’s look again at the human signature, and what it provides. The hand-written human signature provides irrevocable authentication of a document. You sign something, you are committed to it, and you can’t deny it later.…

No more dongles

09 Oct, 2018 by James Chapman

One of the biggest issues in security today is that of secure identification and the misuse of stolen credentials to gain fraudulent access. This is highlighted in recent Verizon Data Breach reports: in the 2017 report it is revealed that 62% of data breaches featured hacking with 81% of these leveraging stolen or weak passwords; in the 2018 report the authors note the considerable number of breaches due to botnets using malware to capture login details and exclude them from their analysis since “due to the sheer number of them (over 43,000 successful accesses via stolen credentials), they would drown out everything else”.…

How can Two-Factor Authentication Protect your Brand?

13 Feb, 2018 by MIRACL Blogger

What do Yahoo!, Equifax, and eBay all have in common aside from data breaches on an epic scale? They all rely on a user’s trust across digital networks to move their businesses forward. If your enterprise still relies on stored and shared authentication credentials (e.g. passwords) it’s only a matter of time before your company’s name (and perhaps your name as well) appear in the news related to a hack of your user database.…

How can you Easily Protect Citizen and Consumer Data?

01 Feb, 2018 by MIRACL Blogger

Your end user has a relationship with your business application for only one reason. To do business with you. Anything that interferes with the security of that relationship not only disrupts your business, but also can place your customers at risk in other business relationships. As seen with the Equifax breach in the United States, 143 million US citizens lost control of their Social Security numbers, which are used in nearly all government and banking systems.…

How Regulated Industries can Easily Comply with Security Requirements

18 Dec, 2017 by MIRACL Blogger

Europe’s financial institutions are sleepwalking into a regulatory nightmare with security systems that are not fit for purpose to meet the requirements of the European Union’s revised Directive on Payment Services (PSD2), which was adopted in 2015. Member states have had two years to introduce the necessary changes in their national legislation in order to comply with the new rules, and firms are expected to be compliant by January 2018.…