JCB EMV application identifier achieves first US certification

The company's AID is now set for acceptance in the US by Global Payments Inc.


Card brands and issuers needled about PIN

In advocating for credit chip and PIN, US retailers are using the same 'consumer security' pitch against the card brands that the brands once used to sell EMV to retailers.

Remember September: The ATM Marketplace Top 5

Summer might have been all fun and games, but in September, the ATM industry's attention turned to more serious stuff — EMV, mobile wallets and more.

Countdown to the EMV liability shift: Will the card brands blink?

Card brand lawyers are almost certainly sounding the alarm about potential lawsuits and legislation, but the finance folks are eager to shed billions in fraud costs.

The chicken, the egg and the chip card

Card issuers and merchants have engaged in a two-year standoff over who should be first with EMV. But a month from now, it'll be a moot point.

Befuddled and confused about EMV

Those needing to update their infrastructure to support EMV might be befuddled and confused by chip and signature, but wrongdoers have it all figured out.

EMV countdown: What can we learn from merchant migration?

ISOs and IADs will face many of the issues that now confront merchants looking down the barrel at EMV liability shifts in three months.

How to upgrade your ATMs to EMV and stay in business

ATM deployers don’t have to choose between EMV upgrades today and fraud risks later; options now available can make migration more affordable.

EMV liability shift for ATMs: Are you feeling lucky?

Nobody — no card network or government or bank — has said that ATM deployers have to upgrade to EMV. But what might you be putting at risk if you don't?

Summer reading list: The top 5 ATM features for June

Grab your e-reader and an ice-cold beverage, then head to the hammock and catch up on ATM Marketplace features you might've missed last month.

After the chip card: A chargeback tsunami?

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

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Shoppers irked by EMV transaction times

A recent study shows that consumers are four times more likely to fret about speed than about security.

FIME tool automates complex EMV terminal integration testing

The company says that its Savvi test solution is the first terminal integration tool to provide end-to-end project automation across multiple payment systems.

N&TS solution promises easier EMV integration for FIs

In addition to EMV cards and card management, the N&TS Group Financial System Suite includes ATM and Web ATM management, home banking, and mobile banking.

EMV Migration Forum paper takes on EMV instant issuance issues

"Implementing EMV in the U.S.: Best Practices in Support of EMV Instant Issuance," offers guidance for the successful development of an EMV-enabled instant issuance program.

Surprise: Cardholders prefer mag stripe to EMV

No wonder: One-third of cardholders who said they had tried an EMV card couldn't complete their transaction without help from the merchant.

The 'Rashomon'-ization of EMV

As in the Japanese film 'Rashomon,' ABA and NACS Wednesday presented pictures of EMV migration so divergent, it seems possible that they weren't describing the same thing at all.

US EMV effort raises hackles of fraud watchdog

Consumer advocate ProtectMyData argues that the chip-and-signature implementation favored by US financial institutions lacks teeth.

FIS intros suite of brand-accredited solutions, services for EMV rollout

The company says its new Clear2Pay Open Test Solutions suite makes EMV conversion smoother and faster for corporations.

More than a few retailers playing catch-up in EMV card compliance

While the big retailers are compliant with the EMV credit card chip mandate hitting today, many retailers are playing catch-up, a new study reveals.

STMicroelectronics on board with Datacard chip validation program

The Datacard CVP will help to ensure accurate encoding of the full range of STPay EMV smartcard solutions prior to mass rollout, the companies say.

98 percent of US cards forecast to be EMV-enabled by end of 2017

By the end of 2015, 60 percent of cards will have chips, compared with 30 percent in June, the Payments Security Task Force says.

Aruba Bank, Euronet team up on EMV implementation

The new solution gives Aruba Bank full EMV acceptance functionality at its ATMs, and enables instant issuance for chip cards, Euronet says.

The EMV merchant liability shift: A last-minute look

One week out from the Oct. 1 deadline, consumer awareness of and about EMV remains low, an ACI Worldwide survey finds.

Fiserv rolls out 'EMV Ed' program for cardholders, FIs

The company's EMV education and marketing program provides an overview of the deployment process and tools for educating staff and cardholders.

TSYS, Acquirer Systems offer 'streamlined approach' to EMV testing

The companies say that their new solution, Astrex, reduces both time and cost for EMV certification.

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