Atlanta-based Bluefin Payment Systems has teamed USAePay. The partnership will further enhance data security for companies using the USAePay gateway through with the addition of Bluefin’s Decryptx PCI-Validated Point-to-Point Encryption (P2PE) service, which protects consumer payment data in transit.
The National Association of Federal Credit Unions (NAFCU) says the transition to EMV cards is an important step in the process of data security, but it is not a silver bullet. Last week the FBI also reinforced EMV will help reduce counterfeit cards but until PINs are used at the POS fraud will continue.
Bluefin Payment Systems has joined the Applied Systems’ Partner Program as a Solutions Partner and will provide Bluefin’s integrated PayConex payment processing to U.S. independent insurance agencies using Applied CSR24.
MD-based Merchant Link has acquired substantially all of the assets of Canada-based Precidia Technologies.
PAX Technology announced PAX’s BroadPOS secure payment solution has been certified by First Data to accept EMV transactions using First Data’s Rapid Connect platform.
U.S. Bank’s Elavon reports it will be the provider-of-choice for EMV, Point-to-Point Encryption (P2PE) and tokenization technology for athenahealth, a provider of cloud-based services and mobile applications for medical groups and health systems.
With huge influx of new payment solutions into the industry, both opportunities and challenges for merchant acquirers have reached a new level. There is paradigm shift from conventional services, such as accepting mag-stripe debit/credit cards, and mail and telephone orders, to new acceptance channels as a result of e-commerce/m-commerce, contactless technology, mPOS and omni-retailing.
Shift4 has unloaded to the payments market VT4, the most secure, flexible, and feature-rich mobile point-of-sale solution. Following exclusive use with select merchants, including the PGA TOUR, VT4 is now available to merchants in the United States, Canada and the Caribbean.
Shift4 is delivering EMV functionality to Independent Software Vendors (ISVs) and connecting them to numerous U.S. processors. EMV capability for ISVs through Shift4 comes in advance of the October U.S. EMV liability shift, and saves ISVs significant time and money in pursuing their own direct certifications with processors.
In today’s CardFlash News Que: BBVA (Destacame.cl); BLUEFIN (EchoSat); CORECARD (growth); and MASTERCARD (Rugby).
EVO Payments International has unveiled an integrated EMV implementation strategy to fast track EMV migration efforts for Independent Software Vendors (ISVs) and retailers worldwide.
Retail Management Solutions has released a comprehensive, updated e-book, titled: A Pharmacy Owner’s Guide to Point of Sale Security.