PANscan Finds 1.4B+ Unencrypted Card Numbers

PANscan Finds 1.4B+ Unencrypted Card Numbers

Businesses continue to struggle with the prohibited storage of unencrypted customer payment data. In its fifth study on unencrypted card data, SecurityMetrics’ patented card discovery tool PANscan found that 61% of businesses store the unencrypted 16-digit sequence on the front of credit cards, also known as the Primary Account Number (PAN). In the Payment Card…

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Bankers Healthcare Group Hooks-up with Afferent

Bankers Healthcare Group has teamed with Afferent Provider Solutions, an education and services provider that helps healthcare professionals create wealth, manage risk and limit liability. This partnership will allow Afferent to offer its customers credit cards, business and personal loans through BHG, a leading provider of fast, hassle-free financial solutions for healthcare professionals. Afferent also offers wealth…

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Heartland Payment Systems Gobbles Beanstalk Data

Heartland Payment Systems Gobbles Beanstalk Data

Heartland Payment Systems has acquired privately held Beanstalk Data, a leading provider of customer engagement platforms for restaurants in the USA. The acquisition allows Heartland to help restaurants seamlessly integrate their customer relationship management (CRM) systems and marketing and engagement programs with the Heartland point of sale (POS) and e-commerce solutions. Headquartered in Charlotte, N.C.,…

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Starr Companies Gets Your Back on Cuba Travels

Starr Companies Gets Your Back on Cuba Travels

Starr Companies announced the availability of travel insurance and payment card assistance services for travel to Cuba. These plans provide trip cancellation and trip interruption insurance as well as accident and sickness benefits. In addition, the plans provide the coordination of medical and assistance services for travelers during their travel and visit to Cuba. The…

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Special Breaking News Mentions in Today’s CardFlash

APRIVA – Apriva has completed EMV certification with Global Payments for Ingenico’s Telium2 terminals connecting through the Apriva Gateway. This full-featured certification includes the wireless iWL220 and iWL250, as well as the iCT220 and iCT250 countertop models. The certification spans all major card brands, including Visa, MasterCard, American Express, Discover and U.S. Debit cards, and…

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Alliance for Financial Inclusion Re-Inks MasterCard

Alliance for Financial Inclusion Re-Inks MasterCard

The Alliance for Financial Inclusion renewed their partnership with MasterCard at the African Mobile Phone Financial Services Policy Initiative meeting held in Dakar, Senegal. More than 70 regulators and government officials from across Africa attended the meeting. AFI provides a platform for government officials and regulators from across the continent to meet and discuss workable…

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