Industry groups join forces on smart fare security for public transportation

Smart ticketing and electronic fare sales for public transportion may not seem an obvious target for a cyber-crook at first glance, but when you consider all the credit card transactions and contactless payments flying around, e-security emerges as a big concern, particularly when it comes to the cards themselves.
The Open Standard for Public Transport (OSPT) Alliance and ITSO, the organization responsible for the UK national specification for smart ticketing, are joining forces to promote more advanced security measures.