Mobile Payment Security

This cybersecurity course for professionals explores the core concepts of mobile payment security. Whether you are an analyst, architect, or administrator, this course will help you uncover the issues that inform any mobile payment implementation. This course provides details on how card payments are processed, including differences between older ‘magnetic stripe’ transactions and newer EMV (or ‘chip’) based transactions. Using this as a base, the course outlines specifically how payment solutions are being implemented around the world on smartphones and mobile devices, the differences between mobile acceptance and mobile issuance, and how other types of payment methods and payment processes may be implemented on these devices.

Course syllabus:

  1. Payments Overview

  2. Introduction to Mobile Payments

  3. Payment Problems, Threat Models, and Attacks

  4. The Future of Payments