Showing posts with label EMV. Show all posts
Showing posts with label EMV. Show all posts

Executive Insight: Don’t Be Misled by False Claims About EMV

thumb By Steve Sommers – Senior Vice President of Applications Development, Shift4 Corporation

The U.S. payments industry has been talking about EMV for years, but it’s still the subject of a lot of inaccuracy and misinformation. I’d like to make a few comments about something that I read recently.

EMV Is a Journey, Not a Destination

thumb The transition to EMV is a journey – and thanks to our vast experience, we’re reducing the number of bumps you may experience along the road. (After all, we want it to be a journey you’re glad you took.)

Ready for Faster EMV Transactions?

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Last year, we put out an article explaining how the arrival of EMV essentially killed the concept of swipe ahead. With EMV, customers have to wait until all items are rung up and a total is calculated before inserting their cards – and then wait 15-20 agonizing seconds for processing before they can remove their card. Good news! This no longer has to be the case.

EMV … Ugh | What Merchants Need to Know

image While it does serve a very specific purpose, EMV was oversold as the payment security cure-all to stop the seemingly endless string of data breaches that have made headlines in recent years. The fact remains that EMV does nothing to actually stop breaches.

Shift4 Speeds Up EMV With Quick Chip

Are you tired of EMV transactions taking so long? Shift4 now fully supports EMV quick chip with Visa, Mastercard, American Express, and Discover.

EMV Devices: Which Ones Shift4 Supports and How to Get Them

thumb Many of you have been looking into purchasing new payment devices to accept EMV chip cards. Shift4 has carefully selected a variety of secure EMV devices. And, with nearly a dozen different device options currently offered, you can customize your EMV setup to fit your specific business.

HITEC HI-Lights

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Shift4 Offers Fast-Track to EMV Acceptance

thumb Shift4 is proud to offer EMV with more device and processor combinations than any other gateway provider. More than 70 of our valued point-of-sale and property management system partners who have integrated their systems with our DOLLARS ON THE NET® payment gateway have now made the tweaks necessary to certify those solutions for EMV.

Executive Insight: EMV – 6 Months Later

thumb By J.D. Oder II, CTO and SVP of Research and Development, Shift4 Corporation

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If you are in the payments industry, you probably cannot remember the last time you went a full day without hearing this word. I certainly can't.

Chargebacks: Fraud or Fiction?

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Merchants these days are shouldering more responsibility for fraudulent transactions, thanks to the EMV liability shift.

Executive Insight: 3 Ways Merchants Can Ensure a More Secure 2016

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By J.D. Oder II, CTO and SVP of Research and Development, Shift4 Corporation

For merchants, there is an all too common tendency to "fire and forget" when using security tools. You might have just completed your most recent PCI DSS (Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard) assessment, installed new antivirus software, or added EMV.

Executive Insight: Winning the War for Payment Card Data

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By J.D. Oder II, CTO and SVP of Research and Development, Shift4 Corporation

Last year, the United States experienced what has been dubbed “the year of the data breach.” Now, we’re nearing the end of 2015, and data breaches continue to plague merchants.

2015: Year In Review

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At Shift4, 2015 was filled end-to-end with highpoints and milestones. We’d like to share the top 4 reasons why 2015 was so memorable for us.

Get in Gear for EMV

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The U.S. EMV migration liability shift date, October 1, 2015, is almost here. Are you on the road to EMV chip card acceptance? Earlier this year, we shared a road map to give merchants and independent software vendors (ISVs) a quick look at how to get ready for EMV. Now, we’re sharing the steps merchants, ISVs, banks, and processors need to follow on the home stretch to EMV. Click here to learn what to do to accept EMV cards.

Executive Insight: Take the Time to Do EMV Right (Part 2)

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This is the second installment of a two-part series on the true nature of the EMV liability shift, written by J.D. Oder II, Shift4’s CTO/Sr. Vice President of R&D. J.D. is one of the original architects behind DOLLARS ON THE NET® and continues to lead security and development efforts at Shift4.

Executive Insight: Take the Time to Do EMV Right (Part 1)

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This piece is the first installment of a two-part series on the true nature of the EMV liability shift, written by J.D. Oder II, Shift4’s CTO/Sr. Vice President of R&D. J.D. is one of the original architects behind DOLLARS ON THE NET® and continues to lead security and development efforts at Shift4.

EMV: Swipe Ahead Gets Left Behind

emv Update 10/4/16: Shift4 has been around long enough to predict how most things will shake out in the payments industry. With the below article, we knew EMV was going to cause headaches for merchants, consumers, and just about everyone else who deals with payments. Well, it turns out we were right. Most major card brands brought the concept of “swipe ahead” back. Read about its comeback.

When Your Acquirer Comes to Call About EMV

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Merchant acquirers (e.g., merchant banks, merchant services providers, and independent sales organizations) are waking up to the fact that the merchants they support need to be ready to accept EMV transactions by October 2015.

EMV for Small Businesses

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A survey by Newtek Business Services, Inc., shows that 71% of small businesses do not know about EMV and how it applies to them. Are you included? If you run a small business, then we have a primer on what the October 2015 fraud liability shift means for you and how Shift4 is helping you reduce your fraud liability with EMV, and reduce your breach risk and PCI scope with True P2PE™ and TrueTokenization®.

EMV: What It Is and What It’s Not

EMV: What It Is and What It’s Not

U.S. EMV is coming. Are you prepared? In the simplest terms, EMV is a special chip embedded on a credit or debit card that helps to prevent card-present fraud. The EMV chip prevents counterfeiting, skimming, and the use of lost or stolen credit or debit cards.