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Keeping Up With EMV

Posted on Feb 16, 2017
The EMV liability shift recently celebrated a one-year anniversary in the United States. In October 2015, new liability rules went into effect. Whenever credit card fraud occurs at a physical POS terminal, the blame is placed on whichever side of the transaction isn’t EMV-compliant. 
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Topics: EMV, Payment Technology, PCI Compliance and Fraud Prevention

Payment Processing Trends for 2017

Posted on Feb 16, 2017
There was a time when a cash register was all you needed to open shop. If you also accepted checks, you could attract even more customers. And over time, credit cards became the preferred payment standard for many shoppers.
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Topics: EMV, Payment Technology, PCI Compliance and Fraud Prevention, Small Business Tips

Why Are Some EMV Cards Chip and Pin, and Some Chip and Signature?

Posted on Feb 16, 2017
In 2015, the United States officially joins the rest of the world in making EMVs the default payment standard for in-store credit card purchases. These more secure chip-enabled cards are quickly phasing out older swipe-and-sign plastic — and they come in two different varieties:
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Topics: EMV

What Happens To Merchants Who Missed The EMV Liability Shift?

Posted on Feb 16, 2017
Although EMV technology is more than 20 years old, the U.S. has only recently joined the rest of the world in adopting chip-enabled credit cards as its official payment standard. New rules that went into effect in October 2015 now shift fraud liability onto those who aren’t EMV-ready. 
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Topics: EMV

What Does EMV Do For International Spending?

Posted on Feb 16, 2017
International shopping is nothing new. Thanks to e-commerce, you can buy whatever you need with a simple credit card — even when the vendor is on the other side of the world.  
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Topics: EMV

Tokenization — How Is This Technology Being Ramped Up For EMV?

Posted on Feb 16, 2017
EMVs have proven incredibly effective at preventing in-store credit card fraud within brick-and-mortar retail environments: 
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Topics: EMV, PCI Compliance and Fraud Prevention

Tips for Selling Small Merchants on EMV

Posted on Feb 16, 2017
On October 1, 2015, chip-enabled EMVs (Europay, MasterCard and Visa) became the "unofficial" standard for all in-store credit card transactions within the U.S. These new liability rules will change how the credit card industry handles fraud.  
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Topics: EMV, PCI Compliance and Fraud Prevention

Less than a Month Until EMV Liability Shifts — Are You Ready?

Posted on Feb 16, 2017
By the end of 2015, the United States will join the rest of the world in adopting EMV credit cards as the standard for in-store retail purchases.  Short for Europay, MasterCard, and Visa, each EMV comes with a security chip that must be present to initiate a transaction.  To complete a purchase, customers must either:
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Topics: EMV, Small Business Tips

Keeping Up With EMV, Updates On Adoption

Posted on Feb 16, 2017
In the United States, new liability rules governing EMV credit card processing went into effect. Starting in October 2015, those rules shifted responsibility for fraudulent losses on whichever side of a given retail transaction that isn’t EMV-ready:
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Topics: EMV

Is Switching To Chip/PIN Worth It?

Posted on Feb 16, 2017
EMV credit card technology comes in two different varieties:
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Topics: EMV

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