Torching mom and pop

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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.

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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.

Migrating ATMs to EMV: It's more than a matter of time and money

Most deployers understand that conversion to EMV involves considerable time and expense, but not all understand that it also involves operational adjustments.

I need cash — beam me up!

Given the successful deployment and ready acceptance of biometrics elsewhere in the world, greater use of this technology in the US is inevitable.

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NEWS


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.

More than 2B chip cards ship in 2014, driven by demand in US, China

Implementation of EMV in the two countries has caused the number of cards shipped to more than double within three years.

Chip card migration to be nearly complete by 2017, taskforce says

A new survey by the Payments Security Taskforce indicates accelerating momentum in the shift toward EMV technology.

EMV groups unite to simplify EMV testing, certification

The effort was designed to help VARs and ISVs better understand how to integrate chip cards into the checkout solutions of small and mid-size merchants.

Alaska USA FCU, FIS partner on payment initiatives

FIS will provide ATM driving, EFT processing, card production, and a number of related services.

FIME aligns terminal integration services, tools to new MasterCard M-TIP 2.0 spec

Following its terminal integration process update, the company says it can now accommodate testing for contact, contactless and dual-interface scenarios.

Instant issuance solution eases EMV bankcard transition for smaller FIs

The solution allows users to upgrade or install an EMV-compatible instant issuance program that includes card personalization, procurement, onsite printing and customer support.

TNS, ID Tech partnership aims to ease EMV upgrade path

The team-up will allow ID Tech hardware, such as EMV card readers, to be more readily certified into the US marketplace.

Networks define basic requirements for US EMV chip deployment

The EMV Minimum Requirements Matrix provides a baseline for stakeholders to work from as they prepare for the US card fraud liability shift.

EMV Migration Forum publishes paper on EMV PIN change at ATM

'Implementing EMV at the ATM: PIN Change at the ATM,' provides guidance for deployers thinking about adding the facility for PIN change at the ATM.

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