8 Frequently Asked Questions About EMV

The nationwide shift to EMV is well underway. EMV — which stands for Europay, MasterCard and Visa — is a global standard for cards equipped with computer chips and the technology used to authenticate chip-card transactions. In the wake of numerous...

Is your Business PCI compliant?

  The Payment Card Industry security standards council’s PCI 3.0 revision, revealed in January, adds requirements that take effect at the end of June, putting unprepared merchants at risk of fines if they suffer a breach. The new rules require that...

Discover Card Holders Can Now Use Apple Pay!

Discover, the only major U.S. card network that did not support Apple Pay at the mobile wallet’s launch, has inked a deal with Apple, eliminating some of the fragmentation in the mobile wallet’s deployment. Though individual issuers, including Discover...

Visa Launches Online Toolkit to Prepare Merchants for EMV

When it comes to EMV chip-enabled technology, getting merchants up to speed is the first step into making businesses EMV-compliant by the soon approaching Oct. 1 deadline. To help smooth that transition, Visa announced on May 4th that they have launched an online...