Half of US POS terminals will be chip-enabled by end of 2015

Massive data breaches in the past year seem to have prodded retailers to take action to curb their potential exposure to losses from fraud.

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Obama executive order calls for 'BuySecure' initiative

An executive order from the president directs the government to lead the way in securing financial transactions and sensitive data — and in pushing toward nationwide adoption of EMV.

Considerations for EMV migration at the ATM

The process of moving to EMV technology can seem overwhelming, but thorough planning, communication and coordination can help make the transition a success.

Scaling the EMV mountain

Just how serious is the EMV challenge facing U.S. ISOs?

Will smart cards leapfrog mobile?

The ability to securely download apps to a consumer's smart card has been demonstrated. But why is this important to a market that is already moving toward mobile payment?

The Diebold ActivEdge ATM card reader: A turn for the better?

Simply by rotating card orientation 90 degrees, Diebold aims to turn the ATM skimming underworld on its head.

The Walmartization of EMV

America's largest retailer will bulldoze the remaining barriers to EMV adoption, which might have ramifications at the ATM.

'EMV BITES!'

You might agree with EMV detractors, but what really matters is that MasterCard and Visa have decided that it has value in combatting fraud at the ATM.

Is the US ATM industry making too big a fuss about EMV?

A UK commentator says it's time for the US to get with the program and get on with EMV migration.

Here come the regulators!

In what is likely more of a trend than a blip, two regulators have already weighed in on behalf of disgruntled constituents in the payment security debate. And who can blame them? Politicians feel most empowered and useful when they...

EMV and the ATM industry: Moving the rock uphill

Migration to EMV is a Sisyphian task; Sisyphus would probably rather just push his boulder up a mountain.

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US gov't to introduce EMV for EBT cards

Following on high-profile data breaches originating at POS terminals, the Obama Administration is reportedly taking measures to ensure the security of electronic benefits payments data.

FIME partners with Russian card software provider

The relationship will extend FIME EMV migration and certification services to issuing and acquiring banks in the region.

CU24, MasterCard ink EMV licensing deal

The agreement allows CU24 to route EMV card transactions bearing the MasterCard U.S. common application identifier over its payments network.

PNB customers to pay for EMV cards

The Indian bank has implemented a fee of $1.63 that customers must pay to get a compliant card before the ATM liability shift in 2017.

BofA begins rollout of EMV debit cards this week

The FI says that all new and reissued consumer and small business debit cards will now include EMV chip technology.

Funding close sets up Super G to offer larger, longer-term loans to IADs

It's good news for ATM deployers facing costly EMV upgrades and those looking to expand their business, the company says.

With 56M cards compromised, Home Depot data breach tops Target's

An investigation has revealed that the custom-built malware deployed at Home Depot was different from that used in the 2013 holiday season breach at Target stores.

Discover grants D-PAS certification to Oberthur EMV platform

Certification clears the Cosmo RSA v5 platform for use throughout the Discover Global Network, which includes Discover, Diners Club International, Pulse, and network relationships.

EMF to host EMV terminal training workshop for industry groups

The one-day event will provide a comprehensive review of chip technology, as well as focused sessions on development and best practices for implementation.

EMV Migration Forum publishes implementation guide for ATM industry members

'Implementing EMV at the ATM,' a free white paper from the EMF, serves as a comprehensive educational resource for deployers making the move to chip and PIN-enabled transactions.

EMVCo logo gets an all-new look

New branding introduces a 21st century look and feel into materials and communications (including a spiffed-up website) supporting the 20-year-old technology.

EMV cardmaker CPI to acquire instant issuance provider EFT Source

The move will formalize a working partnership between the two companies that goes back more than 15 years.

Ascert adds EMV testing and certification capabilities to hosted services

The cloud-based solution aims to ease an expected testing and certification bottleneck as ATM liability shift deadlines approach.

Group forecasts issuance of 575 million chip cards in US by end of 2015

Estimates from nine major banks in the Payments Security Task Force indicate significant momentum behind the adoption of EMV-enabled chip cards in the US, Visa says.

Research: 'Preparing for 2015: The Year of the Liability Shift'

A new Mercator research note explores factors influencing the willingness, motivation and speed of payments players in implementing EMV technology.

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