What impact will the Oct. 1 fraud liability shift date have on EMV chip adoption? It's far too soon to tell. For now, though, it's clear that many merchants still lack the necessary POS equipment, and many consumers still lack chip cards - which means mag-stripe transactions remain commonplace.
PCI Council General Manager Stephen Orfei says the migration to EMV in the United States will facilitate faster adoption of contactless mobile payments. That's why mobile will be a hot topic at the PCI Council's annual North America Community Meeting this week.
Europe's successful migration to EMV, which began more than a decade ago, employed deadline shifts, education for cardholders and merchants and an approach based on PIN codes. Here are lessons for the in-progress U.S. migration to EMV.
The U.S. migration to EMV chip payment cards, which is progressing slowly, will be overshadowed by EMV-compliant mobile payments, says Gray Taylor of Conexxus, a convenience store and petroleum industry technology association.
Visa and Target have reached an agreement that reportedly will reimburse card issuers a total of up to $67 million for fraud losses and expenses tied to the retailer's 2013 breach, which exposed some 40 million payment cards.
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau's new recommendations, including security steps, for the development of faster payments are raising questions among security experts. One contends some of the guidelines could do more harm than good.
The newly revealed card breach at Denver-based managed service provider Service Systems Associates reinforces concerns noted this week by the FS-ISAC in an alert about the risks smaller merchants face when outsourcing payments services.
Highly publicized payment card breaches affected millions of consumers in 2014. In the wake of these breaches, retailers, financial institutions, payment processors and credit card brands responsible for delivering these systems in the United States are facing more scrutiny than ever before and are meeting at a...
PCI-DSS will remain a viable standard even after EMV, as well as encryption and tokenization, become more common, argues Jeremy King of the PCI Council. He acknowledges, however, that the standard will have to evolve in light of changes in the payment system.
Bank-owned digital payments network clearXchange is rolling out a real-time payments platform that will be available to 100 million online banking customers. Security experts weigh in on the fraud concerns.
Wipro has developed a fraud detection model for improved risk management using big data analytics. Can CISOs leverage it to reduce risk, enhance process efficiency and refine fraud detection algorithms?
A three-month breach of card transactions at New York's Eataly restaurant/grocery store, and reports about two new malware strains, highlight why more attention needs to be paid to POS system security.