Sky Partners Semafone’ on Telephone Card Payment

Semafone announced this week that its secure voice transaction system has gone live at Sky. The broadcaster and home communications provider has invested in Semafone’s technology in its contact centres. The application allows Sky customers to send card data directly to their acquiring bank by typing it into their telephone handsets, giving customers maximum peace…

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Computop launches global PoS network, Sans PCI DSS certification

Computop, a leading payment service provider (PSP), announces the launch of the Computop Global PoS Network for international multichannel payments. This global payment network offers fraud prevention services, which combine data from both eCommerce and bricks and mortar businesses at PoS. Computop Global PoS Network works in any country and enables merchants to simply and…

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Guaranty Bank Protects Implements IronKey Security

Guaranty Bank is enhancing online security to protect customers from cyber thieves targeting online banking users of ACH and wire transfer services, offering commercial customers IronKey’s Trusted Access. This gives them secure access to the bank’s site at the point most vulnerable to malware attacks — the customer’s PC. The industry analyst firm Gartner estimates that cybercriminals have robbed banks, businesses and municipalities in the U.S. of more than $3 billion using financial malware. IronKey Trusted Access will be required for all cash management customers and offered to all business banking customers.

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LML Payment Systems Embarks on mPhone POS market

LML Payment Systems’ Beanstream Internet Commerce Inc. has begun distribution of an innovative multicurrency, multiprocessor mobile card acceptance product with enhanced credit card swipe technology and cash/check handling capabilities. The Beanstream application puts a unique spin on technology that allows merchants to swipe credit cards directly on their iPhone, iPad, iPod touch and Android devices. With no more than their phone and a small encrypted card reader, merchants can manage card transactions in 150 currencies while consolidating data from cash and check transactions within the same simple application. The product is built on Beanstream’s bank-neutral payment processing platform to ensure businesses can have funds deposited to any preferred North American financial institution.

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Integrapark and SIX Card Solutions Issue Encryption and Tokenization

Integrapark was an early adopter of SIX Card Solutions token solution in 2007 to reduce card security risks and PCI-DSS scope for its clients processing recurring monthly parker fees. Use of tokens eliminates storing sensitive card data on clients PARIS servers. Instead of sensitive card data, PARIS server stores proprietary tokens (dummy numbers) issued by SIX Card Solutions. Tokens are then used to create the recurring transactions for monthly parker fees. Sensitive card data is stored on SIX Card Solutions secure PCI-DSS compliant centrally hosted systems. PARIS now supports SIX Card Solutions End-to-End Encryption solution in addition to the token solution.

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Meracord Offers Payment Card Processing

Meracord (www.meracord.com) third-party contract payment service provider, now accepts credit and debit card payments. Approved business lines can collect payments made with payment cards through Meracord, allowing them to offer more convenient payment options to their clients. This additional payment option lets businesses close deals with no delay and simultaneously give their clients the power to choose how they want to pay for the services they will receive. Meracord processes payments according to the terms of a contract between two or more parties. It offers a variety of payment services to businesses and individuals needing to process complex payments. This eliminates the need for a separate merchant account.

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Crowell, Weedon & Co. Implements Fiserv

Fiserv financial services technology announced Crowell, Weedon & Co. selected its “Portfolio Management & Trading Solutions” and “Financial Advisor Workbench,” its Rep as Portfolio Manager solution, for processing, reporting and portfolio accounting. The “Portfolio Management & Trading Solutions” from Fiserv enable fee-based program sponsors and investment professionals to manage all of their products using a single ASP-based solution. Crowell, Weedon will leverage Fiserv technology through OneViewSM from Fiserv, an intuitive, roles-based interface that enables users to quickly and efficiently navigate the platform while offering better service to their investors. Meanwhile, “Financial Advisor Workbench” offers a suite of portfolio accounting tools for fee-based assets that will enable advisors at Crowell, Weedon to grow their business by leveraging the network of managers at Fiserv and the solution’s unparalleled modeling and automated trading capabilities.

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TSYS Execs to Speak at Commercial Cards and Payments Summit

Two TSYS executives have been chosen to participate in the Commercial Payments International Global Cards and Payments Summit 2012, March 21-22. Kelley Knutson, executive vice president, TSYS International Services, will present in a session entitled, “Going Global ” Leveraging Your Supplier for Portfolio Growth.” He will be discussing the global industry make-up, and trending both from a value proposition and underlying needs of the market. Knutson will discuss issues that keep issuers awake at night as they explore global expansion, as well as looking at what commercial service will look like globally as the industry moves forward.

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Mobile Payments & NFC World Summit 2012

Mobile Payments & NFC World Summit 2012 Encompassing: Mobile Payments & Mobile Wallets NFC Technologies Mobile Money Transfer & Mobile Remittance Mobile Banking Banking the Unbanked & Microfinance Services Winning Strategies to Profit from Innovative & Sustainable Mobile Payments Services Conference: 19-20 April 2012 Hong Kong Corporate Sponsor: Associate Sponsor: Mobile Payments & NFC World…

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Suncoast Schools Federal Credit Union Selects Acumen from Fiserv

Fiserv, a leading global provider of financial services technology solutions and the largest provider of business-driven technology solutions for credit unions, announced today that Suncoast Schools Federal Credit Union (FCU) of Tampa, Fla. has selected the Acumen® account processing solution from Fiserv with in-house delivery. Credit union leaders cited the solution’s open architecture, ability to…

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