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2014-09-04 23:01:36

Prime Factors' hosts the last of its educational webinars in the EMV Advanced series: Cardholder Verification Methods. Industry expert Dave Tushie provides insights into the changes EMV data preparation compliance imposes on the cardholder verification process, including: differences in on-line and off-line Personal Identification Number (PIN) validation, the importance of considering PIN synchronization as part of EMV migration, and how the cardholder experience will be different at...

2014-08-29 23:10:39

AgeVisor delivers age verification and lead capture at a lower price point than standalone solutions. Bronxville, NY (PRWEB) August 29, 2014 Tokenworks' new AgeVisor is the latest addition to the company's line of ID scanners and identity verification devices. AgeVisor combines hardware (a card scanner) with software to couple with an existing point of sale system or PC, to provide a lower-cost system for age verification and customer data collection. In addition to its...

2014-08-08 23:06:27

EMV cryptographic information including security keys, card data and user information are securely stored in the GoNow Card's secure element. EMV standard further protects the user from fraud. Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) August 08, 2014 GoNow Technologies, an innovator in developing reprogrammable companion cards for mobile eWallet technology, has been granted a patent by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, No. 8,788,418, for the secure storage and two way communication from...

2014-07-16 12:31:58

PANscan® finds that lack of payment card security continues to plague business world OREM, Utah, July 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In its third study on unencrypted card data, SecurityMetrics' 5-year-old patented card discovery tool PANscan(®) found that 63.86% of businesses store the unencrypted 16-digit sequence on the front of credit cards, also known as the Primary Account Number (PAN). SecurityMetrics also found 7% of businesses store the magnetic stripe data on the back of credit cards....

ATM skimmers
2014-07-08 04:07:26

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The automated teller machine (ATM) is colloquially known as the "money machine" to many people – and for hackers this is increasingly true thanks to account-stealing bank machine skimmers, which security researchers warn are getting smaller and thinner. Krebs On Security reported on Monday that ATM skimmers are much like other electronic gadgets in the smaller/thinner department as well as having extended battery life. The European...

2014-06-13 08:26:49

ATLANTA, June 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SunTrust Banks, Inc. (NYSE: STI) is now offering EMV chip technology in all new consumer, business and commercial credit cards as an additional layer of protection for client information. The embedded microchips provide stronger transaction security features not previously possible on cards with only the traditional magnetic stripe. SunTrust has started issuing chip cards for new card accounts and for existing cards as they expire. This action...

2014-05-06 23:14:13

ID Security Online, a leading provider of ID card printers and photo ID systems, announced today the launch of a brand new line of Proximity cards called QuickShip. These cards offer a faster alternative to HID cards as they are programmed and ready to ship within 2 business days. New York, NY (PRWEB) May 06, 2014 Durable and secure, proximity cards have quickly become a premier choice for access control applications. Proximity cards are custom programmed with a facility code and a serial...

2014-04-01 23:22:32

New identification cards take advantage of state-of-the-art materials and manufacturing capabilities to provide exceptional durability and security. Ft. Lee, NJ (PRWEB) April 01, 2014 ABnote, a leading global card manufacturer and provider of secure financial and credentialing solutions, announced that they, along with their partner, Copy Solution International (CSI), have been contracted to design and manufacture 7 million identification cards for the Dominican Republic. The Dominican...

2014-03-20 23:28:55

The patent covers two-way secure wireless communication between a smartphone or other computing device and a GoNow Card, a universal, reprogrammable magstripe card with data stored in a fully encrypted secure element on the card. Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) March 20, 2014 GoNow Technologies, an innovator in mobile wallet technology, has been granted a patent by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office for two-way, secure, wireless communication between a smartphone or other computing device and...

2014-03-07 23:25:11

EMV card issuers, manufacturers and personalization bureaus including Catalyst Card Company and CPS Cards select Barnes test tools to provide card quality assurance and faster payment scheme certification. Petersfield, UK (PRWEB) March 07, 2014 Barnes International, a global smart card test tool leader, today reported an increase in activity to US companies involved in the manufacture, personalization and issuance of EMV and non-EMV payment cards in the last 12 months. By selecting...


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