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Cartes saw the first demonstration of the Electronic Protocol Application Software (EPAS) standard. EPAS is a consortium of European stakeholders involved in card payments. It is working to define and promote a framework of standards to ensure interoperability between all the players in the payment chain. EPAS has recently been awarded the first universal ISO [...]

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At Cartes VeriFone outlined a programme to implement PCI Security Standards Council’s (PCI SSC) Payment Application Data Security Standard (PA-DSS) compliance. PA-DSS is intended to ensure secure payment applications do not store prohibited data, such as full magnetic stripe, CVV2, PIN or other sensitive data, and are compliant with the PCI Data Security Standard (PCI [...]

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Hypercom says that Intermarche, a French retailer with almost 1,500 retail outlets, has installed Hypercom’s Wymix PIN pad with contactless reader as part of the Payez Mobile trial for NFC payments in two test sales outlets in Caen and Strasbourg. The Payez Mobile trial was launched in November 2007 by seven major banks and three [...]

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ViVOtech has launched a contactless payment reader for the Kiosk, Transit turnstile, Bus validator and ticketing markets. The ViVOpay Kiosk II is a two-piece modular reader that enables installation in new self-service systems and is certified to work with all major contactless payment programs without requiring the total systems to go through a rigorous and [...]

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Hypercom has introduced HyperSafe Secure, a solution that encrypts cardholder data during transaction processing so that sensitive information is never exposed. HyperSafe Secure is designed to combat and halt criminal efforts to steal unencrypted cardholder data through breaches of merchant networks, applications and servers that store and transmit sensitive cardholder data. “We expect the credit [...]

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