Ecommerce

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Are EMV Standards Enough to Stop In-store Fraud?

Three letters have been on the minds of U.S. retailers, banks and card issuers for the past few years: EMV. Standing for Europay, MasterCard, Visa, EMV encompasses the shift toward chip-based payment card technology to enhance credit and debit card security. Beginning October 1, 2015,…

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Is the TSA in Charge of Banking and Shopping?

The Transportation Security Administration has been under fire recently and perhaps for some real good reasons. Airports, airlines and travelers are frustrated with the increasingly long wait times at the airports – an excruciatingly painful experience that will likely become worse as the summer travel season begins. Last week, I encountered this firsthand…