Posts Tagged ‘Visa’

Do you “speak” EMV? Six terms you need to know to get ready for EMV payments

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Posted on 22nd Apr 2014 by in Financial-services

A whole new language is coming with EMV credit cards. Did you know that an EMV credit card isn’t used by swiping it?  “Swiping” will someday be a term of the past (along with the mag-stripe relics that swiping supports).  Credit cards with an EMV chip are “dipped”, “waved”, or “tapped.”  Not to worry, it’s […]

Making mobile payments the norm

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Posted on 11th Apr 2014 by in Telecom

What is considered ‘normal’? Is it something that has been around for a long time; like saying hello, please or thank you, or like exchanging gifts in the holidays? Is it something that is trusted and widely accepted? When it comes to payments, we believe it’s the latter. Something doesn’t have to be ‘old’ to […]

Stuck at the airport again? Introducing the secure solution to speed up immigration

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Posted on 25th Mar 2014 by in Corporate

We’ve all been there; you’ve touched down at the airport after a long flight, picked up your bags eager to get on with your journey, only to join the back of a lengthy line for passport control. It’s frustrating for flyers and inefficient for staff. Technology is at the forefront of solving this problem, and […]

EMV Payment Security Hits US National Spotlight

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Posted on 29th Jan 2014 by in Corporate

EMV payment technology has finally gotten its big break in the US in the way of national news coverage. After several recent high-profile payment card data breaches, more Americans have started to ask whether it’s time for the US to abandon magnetic stripe payment technology in favor of more secure EMV. Yes, it’s time. For more […]

From citizen to customer with eGovernment

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Posted on 23rd Oct 2013 by in Corporate

A study from Booz and Company a few years ago claimed that electronic government capabilities are a crucial part of a nation’s technological development and that although countries in the Middle East region had started to implement e-government, there was still some way to go. Several years on we can see many of these electronic […]

Gartner highlights EMV and NFC trends in recent Hype Cycle Report

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Posted on 24th Sep 2013 by in Corporate

In its recently released Hype Cycle for Financial Services Payment Systems report, Gartner gave warning of increasing payment card fraud in the U.S., highlighting EMV (‘chip and pin’) payment cards as the preferred solution. According to Gartner, “U.S. banks should recognize that fraud will likely increase exponentially and with little warning. They should develop an EMV-centric […]

The Truth About EMV in the US: Card-Not-Present Fraud

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Posted on 28th Aug 2013 by in Corporate

To continue our discussion about popular myths and misconceptions about EMV payment cards, let’s talk about card-not-present (CNP) fraud – the kind where the merchant never sees you or your card. In other words, the merchant never verifies that the person making the transaction is the legitimate cardholder by checking the signature or seeing that […]

The Truth About EMV in the US: Can We Jump to Mobile Payment and Skip EMV?

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Posted on 9th Jul 2013 by in Enterprise

As part of our blog series, The Truth about EMV, we’re discussing some popular misconceptions and myths surrounding EMV payment technology.  Earlier this month we discussed the fundamental question, is EMV coming to the United States or not?  The answer was a resounding yes, EMV is well on its way to becoming a dominate payment […]

Mobile payment solutions: what’s your money on?

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Posted on 27th Jun 2013 by in Telecom

With consumers soon having a range of different mobile payment methods at their disposal, some may be unsure which solution suits them best. Paypal, Payzen, iZettle, Google Wallet, Square, PayWave, PayPass, ISIS and a host of others have all hit the market in recent years, giving consumers a great deal of choice when it comes […]

Contactless Challenge Day Three: Let’s Chat!

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Posted on 12th Jun 2013 by in Telecom

Day 3 JoshKathy 312   As we near the midway point of the Gemalto 2013 Contactless Challenge, our savvy bloggers Kathy Dalton (@KathyDaltonSLC) and Josh Kerr (@JoshKerr) have started to hit their stride. By the end of the third day, Kathy assumed the lead, earning 12 points to Josh’s three. Kathy is now clearly in the […]