We’ve been talking a lot about EMV lately, and I’m sure you have been hearing about it and may have even received a new chip card. But, what exactly is a chip card and what does this new technology mean for businesses? Essentially, EMV is a global industry standard: credit and debit cards are embedded …
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How Safe are Chip Cards?

September 10, 2015 13:47

Ask Instead: How Accurate is One-Size-Fits-All? At MasterCard, my responsibilities include educating U.S. businesses, industry organizations and consumers on payment security. The question invariably comes up, “Well, what’s the safest?” I’ve spent a lot of time thinking how much simpler life would be if, like in grade school, there were only one right answer for the …
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Findings Uncover Sharp Contrast Between What Consumers Say vs. What They Do to Protect their Personal Information To Tweet this news, copy and paste: #MasterCard survey reveals Americans anxious about personal security but optimistic about new ways to pay http://mstr.cd/1JUto0O PURCHASE, N.Y. – July 9, 2015 – Every day it seems information security is ruling the …
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Driving to work this morning I noticed the traffic was lighter than normal.  I’m not surprised since we just celebrated Fourth of July weekend in the U.S. and many people have scheduled their vacations for this time.  But whether summer or winter is your favorite time of year to travel, make sure you keep in …
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