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Reduce Bank Fraud with Identity-Based Security

In October 2015, the long-awaited "liability shift" from payment card issuers to merchants took effect in the U.S., which for years had been one of the last strongholds of magnetic stripe-only cards. This change meant that merchants without EMV technology built into their point-of-sale terminals became liable for fraud. 

Navy Federal Credit Union Enhances Debit Card Usage and Increases Member Satisfaction with Instant Issuance

Recently, Entrust Datacard helped Navy Federal Credit Union, the world’s largest credit union, create an instant payment card issuance program to roll out to all of their branch locations. The program is based on providing members with increased service levels and satisfaction, coupled with a scalable in-branch instant issuance solution of EMV debit cards.

Achieving Identity Based Security in the Real World – Improved User Experience with Better Authentication

With the mass adoption and implementation of EMV cards, fraud is now moving from card-present transactions to online channels of card-not-present (CNP) fraud. Today, CNP fraud is the fastest growing type of fraud worldwide and occurs during online and mobile transactions

5 Last-Minute Security Steps Retailers Can Take Right Now

Here are five quick ways retailers can improve cybersecurity:  Install EMV card readers, Use two-factor authentication for POS terminals, Protect the mobile POS, Secure the online store, Patch everything.

Why retailers should be thankful for EMV

The days after Thanksgiving are among the biggest for retailers in the United States. In particular, Black Friday (the day after Thanksgiving), Small Business Saturday (the day after Black Friday) and Cyber Monday (the first Monday after Thanksgiving) are three of the most prolific times of the year for businesses of all sizes. According to the National Retail Foundation, close to 136 million people plan on making a purchase at some point during the weekend after Turkey Day.

New EMV Instant Issuance White Paper Available

The EMV Migration Forum, an independent, cross-industry group, recently released a white paper titled “Implementing EMV in the US: Best Practices in Support of EMV Instant Issuance.” This white paper was created with numerous contributors from the payments and financial industries in order to share the best practices for EMV instant issuance.

EMV Rollout: The Latest News

October 1 was a game-changing day as far as credit cards are concerned. That's because this was the day that the EMV rollout went into effect in the United States. Although "rollout" was the term used to broadly describe what took place, October 1 did not actually signal a mandatory implementation of EMV across the board. Instead, it represented a fraud liability shift, wherein merchants - and not card providers - will be largely responsible for dealing with fraudulent transactions if these merchants are not EMV-enabled. This shifting of responsibility is meant to spur retailers to quickly adopt EMV processing capabilities. 

D-Day for EMV

It’s October 1 – Do your credit and debit cards have smart chips in them? Are your local and national merchants ready to accept your cards? Do the merchants know how to accept your chip card? Your answer: Maybe? With today as the self-imposed deadline by credit card companies for U.S. adoption of EMV technology, many card issuers and merchants are finding themselves lagging behind. Many consumers are still waiting for their new chip cards to be issued by their banks and merchants are still trying to figure out how to operate their new payment terminals.

4 Things You Should Know About EMV

The future of payment is now. With the growing deployment of EMV smart card solutions, we're finally moving away from traditional — and highly vulnerable — cards and toward a solution that makes it very challenging for credit card fraud to be carried out. This is a vital step forward in the realm of payments, and one that couldn't come sooner, given the frequency of credit card-based attacks, and the growing sophistication of cybercriminals who attempt to carry out these intrusions. As a technology, EMV functions to bolster the security of the payment transaction through the presence of an in-card chip that helps with authentication and verification. In terms of what EMV does to provide an unprecedented degree of security during the transaction, there are three central elements, which Entrust Datacard VP of Financial Marketing Ray Wizbowski highlighted in a blog post:

How Banks Can Turn EMV into a Customer Loyalty Opportunity

With the looming liability shift in the United States, EMV is on every payment card issuer’s mind. Though with the challenge comes opportunities, such as bolstering customer relationships. 
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