How PIN-on-COTS May Reshape Mobile Payments in the US

Earlier this month, the PCI Security Standards Council released a new security standard that allows for PIN entry on commercial off-the-shelf devices (COTS) such as a smartphone in your pocket or a tablet on...

Why More People Are Not Adopting Mobile Payments

There are plenty of mobile payments options available in today’s smartphone-driven world, and it seems new ones are popping up every day, so you’d think we would be using mobile wallets to pay for...
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The Iceberg In Plain Sight: EMV-NFC Certification Process Must Be Reshaped

There is a giant disconnect in the U.S. Payments market that is going largely unnoticed. The parties involved seem to be talking past each other at a fairly crucial time. Somebody has to say something. The incongruity has...

NMI’s Agreement to Acquire Creditcall Will Form a New and Innovative Omni-Channel Payments Platform

Creditcall, an omni-channel payment gateway and EMV solutions provider, today announces it has signed a definitive agreement to be acquired by NMI, a leading provider of payments enablement technology for independent sales organisations (ISOs),...

Bluefin, Datacap Systems, Inc. and Monetary LLC Partner to Provide Secure Payments with PCI-Validated...

Leading payment security provider Bluefin Payment Systems has announced a new partnership with Datacap Systems, Inc., and Monetary LLC to provide Bluefin’s PCI-validated Point-to-Point Encryption (P2PE) solution to point-of-sale (POS) merchants utilizing Monetary’s connected...

The Impact of Processor-Owned ISVs

Over the past few years, certain bank card acquirers/processors have purchased independent software vendors (ISVs) in an effort to vertically integrate the delivery of integrated payments. This is effectively the same market verticalization that...

First American Payment Systems

First American Payment Systems is the integrated payments expert for simple, customized payment solutions.  We provide payment solutions ISV’s need - focusing on EMV, mobile, PCI Compliance, Security and more as payment acceptance options...

EMV Technology Continues to Evolve

The EMV transition has gone pretty smoothly across the U.S. after a few initial hurdles, but that doesn't mean this emerging payment technology isn't due for a few upgrades here and there. To that...

Semi-Integrated Solutions Are Defining the Future of Payments

It has been almost two years since the EMV liability shift in the United States. While a lot of business owners have adopted EMV solutions, many are still on the fence on whether to update their...

Advanced Payment Technology Could Address Security Concerns

Many of the changes in the payment processing ecosystem over the past few years have been made with heightened security in mind, as companies look to stamp out fraud and reduce identity theft. However,...

First Data Could Get Tough with Unsecured Merchants

In a few days, First Data will start to disable the accounts of customers who access its systems over unsecure connections. The company has been sending out notifications and reminders for over a year about...

Sterling Payment Technologies and Osprey Retail Systems Announce New EMV Solution

Sterling Payment Technologies, a leading provider of payment processing, today announced it has partnered with Osprey Retail Systems, a point of sale software developer, to offer a semi-integrated EMV payment solution to retailers in niche markets...

PCI Compliance Primer for ISVs

Software developers unfamiliar with the nuances of incorporating credit card processing into their software might wonder what the term “PCI compliance” is when they hear it and be confused about why it matters for...

Cardknox Chosen as Top 10 Retail Payment Solution Provider

Retail CIO Outlook magazine has chosen Cardknox as one of the Top 10 Retail Payment Solution Providers of 2017, as featured in its December 2017 edition. Selected by a panel of CEO’s, CIO’s, and...

PCI Security Standards Council Issues Guidelines for Software-Based PIN Entry on Mobile

Today the PCI Security Standards Council (PCI SSC) announced a new PCI Security Standard for software-based PIN entry on commercial off-the-shelf devices (COTS), such as smartphones and tablets. The PCI Software-Based PIN Entry on COTS...

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