October 30 – As the United States looks to implement EMV, Javelin examined the United Kingdom EMV market as a looking glass into the future U. S. market. While the rapid proliferation of EMV adoption in the UK produced a significant drop in POS fraud, it did not address where card fraud is most problematic—e-commerce and m-commerce. Javelin Strategy & Research’s report, Fixing CNP Fraud: Solutions for a Pre-and Post-EMV U.S. Marketwarns that online card fraud will rapidly increase despite and irrespective of the US transition to EMV.
October 29 – This month marks the one-year benchmark before the EMV liability shift takes effect, changing nearly every part of the payments ecosystem from issuers and merchants to consumers and payments networks. Compiled into an easily readable eBook, industry leaders provide their perspective, best practices, learnings from other markets, and insights on preparing for the impending Chip and PIN and digital future.
October 23 – The Smart Card Alliance applauds the Obama Administration BuySecure Initiative’s aim to secure payments with EMV chip technology and is calling for smart card technology to also be included in plans to strongly authenticate citizens accessing sensitive government data online.