Content about EMV

September 30, 2014

By R.J. Carver, Corporate Development Associate, Plug and Play Tech Center

September 26, 2014

By Howard W. Herndon

September 26, 2014

Bob Russo, general manager, PCI Security Standards Council, offers the following advice about complying with PCI Data Security Standards, including the upcoming October 2015 deadline for U.S. retailers to accept cards with Europay, MasterCard, Visa (EMV)-compliant chips.

August 27, 2014

The retail and hospitality market is entering a time of unprecedented IT growth for 2015, with overall spending expected to increase 5% over 2014 and surpass $190 billion worldwide, according to a new report by IHL, a global research and advisory firm specializing in technologies for the retail and hospitality industries.

August 25, 2014

As payment and POS technology continues to evolve ever more rapidly, it is more critical than ever to make sure that your POS equipment is up-to-date.

August 7, 2014

Bindo, a retail technology company, is launching a mobile Europay, MasterCard, Visa (EMV)-compliant credit card reader for its cloud-based iPad point-of-sale (POS) system.

August 7, 2014

Any retailer that takes payments at the point-of-sale in a brick-and-mortar store will most likely recognize the term EMV, which stands for Europay, MasterCard and Visa.

July 3, 2014

Cardtek Group, a provider of software for financial transactions and EMV migration, is launching Cardtek USA.

June 24, 2014

▲ Data breaches are on the rise: Mounting an attack on retail systems has become increasingly attractive to attackers because malware can be delivered at very low cost, according to Mark Bower, VP product management and solutions, Voltage Security, a Cupertino, California, provider of data-centric encryption and tokenization.

“So it becomes very attractive to attackers to try and steal credit card and personal data they can monetize very quickly,” he added.

June 4, 2014

Sam's Club announced it will launch a new credit card using EMV chip-enabled technology on June 23, beating Target as the first mass retailer to move to the new technology.

May 5, 2014

It has been about five months since the Target data breach made the vulnerability of retail POS data a hot topic. Investigation has since shown the Target breach did not involve POS terminals.

April 9, 2014

VeriFone Systems Inc. plans to release the VX 690, a handheld EMV-capable payment terminal featuring Bluetooth, 3G radio and Wi-Fi connectivity for fast transactions and flexible payment capabilities, in late 2014.

April 3, 2014

VeriFone Systems announced today that five devices in its PAYware Mobile line of EMV- enabled mobile point-of-sale (mPOS) devices have been approved by the Visa Ready Program.

March 4, 2014

Over this year, four key trends will propel the industry down the path to more efficient payments.

March 4, 2014

As recent events demonstrate, the magnetic stripe-based payment cards used by the vast majority of U.S. retailers, banks, payment processors and card issuers are vulnerable to fraud. The Europay, MasterCard, Visa (EMV) standard used by the rest of the developed world stores sensitive customer data on an encrypted chip, rather than on a magnetic stripe, making payment card fraud much more difficult. Erik Vlugt, VP product marketing for electronic payment solutions vendor VeriFone Inc., recently shared insight on the advantages EMV can offer U.S.

March 4, 2014

The data security breaches at Target and Neiman Marcus have put a white-hot fire under the push for the adoption of microchip-based credit-card technology to replace the traditional (and, many would say, backward) U.S. standard of magnetic strip cards.

February 26, 2014

The National Retail Federation is officially recognizing the financial institution JPMorgan Chase & Co. for its decision to issue Europay, Mastercard and Visa (EMV)-compliant payment cards that require customers to enter a personal identification number, as well as store their personal data in an encrypted microchip.

January 30, 2014

Global credit and debit card issuer Visa Inc. has publicly called for adoption of secure payment technology in response to recent high-profile retailer data breaches.

January 29, 2013

Google is poised to win the “mobile wallet war” according to a survey of attendees at the National Retail Federation’s annual 2013 convention in New York.

October 12, 2012

By Mark Williams, Best Buy

February 23, 2012

The Canadian Restaurant and Foodservices Association said that it has forged an agreement Chase Paymentech to refer its payment processing solutions to more than 30,000 CRFA members across the country.

January 17, 2012

A new global standard for retail payments designed to help exchange data between payment terminals and POS terminals and support new payment technologies has been released by the Association for Retail Technology Standards (ARTS) and EPASOrg, which sets card payment standards in Europe.

January 11, 2012

In response to Columbia Sportswear Co.’s desire to reduce its PCI scope for its retail locations by minimizing or eliminating the need to store any payment data on its network environment, payment processing and security vendors, Equinox Payments Voltage Security, and Merchant Link have collaborated to create a reliable, cloud-based payment solution to protect sensitive point-of-sale payment data.

August 9, 2011

Visa announced Tuesday that it plans to accelerate the migration to EMV contact and contactless chip technology in the United States.