UL EMV personalization validation tool debuts new branding

The tool assists in testing EMV payment products according to mandatory card personalization regulations from the major payment associations.

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After the chip card: A chargeback tsunami?

What can we learn from Canada's experience weathering the fraud fallout that followed EMV migration?

Torching mom and pop

With the major card schemes looking to offload up to $6B in annual card fraud beginning this year, the EMV risks to 'mom-and-pops' will grow exponentially.

What goes boom on the street: The gassing of ATMs!

I am extremely fearful that the greatly dumbed-down 'blow up the ATM' model will appeal to many a would-be bad guy once the old 'steal the ATM card' method no longer works.

Massively unaware

A link between the recent data breaches and the US EMV upgrade has yet to be established in the minds of most small merchants, many of whose stores have ATMs.

The Hyosung/Tranax 1500 and EMV: What should you do?

A white paper from ATMEquipment.com outlines three options for owner-operators of the 50,000 active 1500s in the U.S. market.

Do EMV upgrades trigger ADA review?

IADs whose ATMs were not up to ADA standards as of March 15, 2012, might want to review their portfolio before simply buying EMV upgrade kits for existing machines.

For retail bankers, the song remains the same ...

But with so many external forces at work — from regulators, networks, technology providers and consumers — the words take on a new meaning.

Doing it by the numbers …

At this year's ATMIA conference and expo, numbers were in record-setting territory, the most important being the 1,100 registered attendees who showed up.

Will an EMV liability cloud threaten the value of your ATM portfolio?

Small IADs are absolutely right to question whether they can afford to implement EMV. But they should also ask themselves whether they can afford not to.

Somebody else's headache: 5 reasons to outsource your ATMs

With EMV liability shifts looming, now is a good time to consider offloading the costs — and headaches — that come with ATM fleet upgrades.

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NEWS


American Express qualifies ICC ExpressPay test suite

The test tool will allow acquirers to perform AmEx accreditation for acceptance of ExpressPay contactless EMV chip cards.

Study: Most smart card holders clueless about EMV

A new study by Javelin reveals that EMV card distribution does not necessarily equate to EMV cardholder awareness.

Fiserv expands chip card-making capabilities to support EMV

The company says that the addition of card-milling and chip-embedding capabilities allows it to complete the entire EMV chip card production process in house.

Fime wins Discover accreditation for EMV testing in EMEA

The demand for D-PAS products is growing globally, Discover says.

Forum answers FAQs about US common debit AIDs at ATMs

'Implementing EMV at the ATM: Requirements and Recommendations for the U.S. ATM Community' answers questions about US common debit AIDs.

Visa confirms Collis EMV Personalization Validation Tool for US market

UL says that its confirmed Visa validation module includes global personalization requirements as well as specifications unique to Europe and the US.

Study: EMV a $35B 'money pit' for merchants

A new report from research firm IHL says that an "EMV tax" imposes an unrealistic burden on retailers — and creates a mess for consumers.

New document aims to clarify fraud liability under EMV

A new document from the EMV Migration Forum answers common questions about who is liable for what — and when — under pending fraud liability shifts.

PSCU to start members' EMV debit activations with First Data in June

The company said it is the first CUSO certified to issue its members EMV-enabled debit cards for the First Data Debit Solutions platform.

ATM data theft rocketing in 2015

According to FICO, data theft rose by 174 percent at bank ATMs and by 317 percent at nonbank terminals between Jan. 1 and April 9.

Proxama to provide EMV migration, card management solution for NFCU

The company says its platform will support both instant issuance and lifecycle management for the EMV debit card portfolio of Navy Federal Credit Union.

Chase to convert 70 pct. of cards from mag-stripe to chip by year end

A study by the company has found that 65 percent of consumers still don't know what a chip card is, however.

Indian payments players march forward on EMV transition

EMV processing infrastructure is in place and banks have been instructed to issue only chip-based cards beginning Sept. 1.

Paragon team members earn Visa EMV accreditation

The program was developed to fill a need for qualified consultants to assist payment issuers and acquirers with Visa EMV implementation.

FIS works with industry groups on EMV migration for merchants

FIS said its Clear2Pay open test solutions played an important role in creating the U.S. EMV VAR Qualification Program.

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