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Eight Things Retailers Need To Know About EMV In The US

If you’ve received a new card from your bank in the last six months, it’s likely an EMV card with a chip.  Banks are issuing EMV cards, and retailers are installing EMV-capable terminals to accept those EMV cards.  Both are working toward the October 2015 deadline whereby the liability shift occurs.  Today, when a counterfeit card is used in a store, the bank takes the loss.  But after the liability shift, if the bank has issued an EMV card, but the retailer has not upgraded to an EMV terminal, then the retailer takes the loss resulting from counterfeit cards.

Anatomy Of A Retail Data Breach

As data breaches become more common, retailers are under pressure from both consumers and regulatory agencies to build security programs that effectively protect customer data.

In Case You Missed It At NRF: EMV For SMRs

In case you missed the Exhibitor Big !deas session, Ready Or Not, Here Comes EMV — What Small Merchants Should Expect, here’s a recap. Moderated by Tom Pojero, head of U.S. Merchant Acquisition, panelists David Hogan, executive director, Heartland Payment Systems;  Norm Merritt, president and co-CEO, ShopKeep; and Rod Hometh, SVP, market development, Ingenico Group delivered insightful commentary on the lack of EMV knowledge among SMRs.

EMV: What It Really Does For Retailers

In the wake of the massive retail data breaches we’ve seen over the past 12 months, the organizations behind EMV (also known as Chip and PIN or smart cards) have become very vocal in promoting EMV’s ability to secure credit card data. Unfortunately, not everything we’re hearing about the technology is true.

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  • The Anatomy Of A Retail Breach
    The Anatomy Of A Retail Breach

    EarthLink's Managed Security Monitoring watches over your IT and network services and detects security events before they become disruptive and costly data breaches, which means you spend less time reacting to security issues and more time focusing on strategic IT activities.

  • 5 Things You Need To Know About Alternative Payments
    5 Things You Need To Know About Alternative Payments

    Jim Johnson, senior VP, retail payments at FIS talks to Erin Harris about the top five things retailers need to know before considering alternative online payment options. In addition, Johnson delivers great data on the type of solution integration/data security measures retailers need to consider before accepting alternative payments.

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