But with so many external forces at work — from regulators, networks, technology providers and consumers — the words take on a new meaning.
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.
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.
With EMV liability shifts looming, now is a good time to consider offloading the costs — and headaches — that come with ATM fleet upgrades.
Most deployers understand that conversion to EMV involves considerable time and expense, but not all understand that it also involves operational adjustments.
Given the successful deployment and ready acceptance of biometrics elsewhere in the world, greater use of this technology in the US is inevitable.
Tokenization is a good move forward as it builds on the gains of PCI and the global adoption of EMV standards.
Taken together, these three key pieces of security technology can ensure that the good guys continue to stay one step ahead of the fraudsters.
For ATM operators, nailing down the details of EMV implementation starts with asking vendors several important questions.
EMV readers, e-receipts, touch screens and targeted marketing top the list of ATM features financial institutions want to add, a new report says.