For those of us in the privacy and data protection world, May 25 represented a standout milestone. It was the highly anticipated day on which the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) went into effect. Some people viewed it as the end of an era for businesses. Others viewed it as the start of …
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PURCHASE, N.Y. – April 26, 2018 – Mastercard today announced Caroline Louveaux as chief privacy officer. She will oversee a global team responsible for driving the company’s evolving privacy strategy.  “Just as our cardholders trust that the transaction will go through whenever they tap or dip their card, they trust that their information is safe …
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With Appointment, Company Makes Consumer Privacy Central to its Data Strategy PURCHASE, N.Y. – February 8, 2018 – In a move that underscores its commitment to both the promise and protections of data, Mastercard today announced that JoAnn C. Stonier will become its chief data officer. In this newly created role, Stonier will oversee the …
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New service helps reduce fraud-related costs while improving the consumer experience Purchase, NY – October 2, 2017 – With speed being a critical factor in fighting fraud, Mastercard today announced the launch of Early Detection System. This new service provides issuers with a unique advanced alert for cards and accounts at a heightened risk of …
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Chip Cards in Market at 88 Percent as Chip-Active Terminals Reach 33 Percent Purchase, N.Y. – September 12, 2016 – As the one year anniversary of the shift to chip approaches in the U.S., Mastercard today unveiled data confirming the positive impact the technology is having on issuing banks, merchants and consumers. To date, chip …
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