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Anatomy Of A Retail Data Breach

As data breaches become more common, retailers are under pressure from both consumers and regulatory agencies to build security programs that effectively protect customer data.

In Case You Missed It At NRF: EMV For SMRs

In case you missed the Exhibitor Big !deas session, Ready Or Not, Here Comes EMV — What Small Merchants Should Expect, here’s a recap. Moderated by Tom Pojero, head of U.S. Merchant Acquisition, panelists David Hogan, executive director, Heartland Payment Systems;  Norm Merritt, president and co-CEO, ShopKeep; and Rod Hometh, SVP, market development, Ingenico Group delivered insightful commentary on the lack of EMV knowledge among SMRs.

EMV: What It Really Does For Retailers

In the wake of the massive retail data breaches we’ve seen over the past 12 months, the organizations behind EMV (also known as Chip and PIN or smart cards) have become very vocal in promoting EMV’s ability to secure credit card data. Unfortunately, not everything we’re hearing about the technology is true.

Tips On EMV Conversion

We recently caught up with Catherine Johnston, president & CEO at ACT Canada, about EMV conversion. She addresses our questions about the evolution of the POS and what’s in store for retailers adopting EMV.  

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