Posts Tagged ‘EMV’

EMVCo reveals continuous growth in global EMV deployment

July 4, 2012 at 12:00 pm

The latest figures released by EMVCo, the EMV® standards body, show that 45 per cent of all payment cards and 76 per cent of all payment terminals used globally are based on EMV technology. The data from EMVCo represents the latest statistics from American Express, JCB, MasterCard and Visa, as reported by their respective global […]

It’s time for SDA and Plaintext Offline PIN to bow out gracefully

February 6, 2012 at 11:00 am

There’s no doubt that EMV is a great standard that has succeeded in providing a greater level of security for Cardholders, Merchants and Issuers alike. However, like anything that evolves there is always an element of junk DNA in the design. EMV has its fair share of junk DNA, the recent bad press (also read […]

MasterCard aligns with Visa’s U.S. EMV migration plans by publishing its own EMV implementation roadmap

February 1, 2012 at 6:24 pm

EMV Migration is gaining momentum in the US. After Visa’s EMV Migration announcement back in August 2011 and January 2012, MasterCard has now rolled out its migration roadmap from magnetic stripe to EMV chip card technology. MasterCard is planning to deliver an improved customer experience in-store, online, at ATMs and on mobiles giving consumers greater […]