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Top 5 Myths of EMV

October 2015 is starting to loom large over the U.S. payments industry. That’s when the much discussed liability shift kicks into gear for most merchants. Continue reading

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Boosting Per-Merchant Revenue with mPOS

Today’s small but powerful mobile point of sale (POS) solutions are a win-win for both resellers and retailers alike. For retailers, the low cost of tablet and smartphone hardware offers a compelling alternative to traditional small merchant POS systems. Continue reading

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Frictionless Commerce – Making EMV a Natural Choice

In commerce circles, EMV shares about as much media time as NFC and other forms of contactless payments. But curiously, the man-on-the-street neither really knows, or cares, that pretty soon his credit card will be a good bit heavier (and a bit more secure) thanks to the addition of a chip that lets it communicate with a payment terminal.

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Retail Security – Address The Threat

The recent security breaches at major retail centers have elevated the need for more awareness around cardholder data security, to heights not seen in a decade. The irony of course, is that while we are now far more aware of these threats thanks in no small part to the viral nature of the Internet, it is also the Internet that allows criminals to more easily ply their craft and reap the rewards of their nefarious activities. Continue reading

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EMV News Flash – It Works!

I have recently read some articles in the press suggesting the migration to EMV in the U.S. should be put on hold. The biggest arguments in support of this stance are that EMV doesn’t eliminate static PAN data; that fraud is not really that big of a problem, and that there are other opportunities / issues we should be focused on. Continue reading