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Randy Vanderhoof

From the Executive Director

Welcome to the March Monthly Member Bulletin. We’ve assembled a mix of news and information that I trust you’ll find informative and helpful as we say goodbye to the big chill that has enveloped much of the U.S. Mobile payments are firmly in the spotlight, with new schemes and players entering the market. You can learn more about this by reading my letter this month. Also check out our Center of Excellence profile on First Data, get updates on Council activities, mark your calendars for our Government Conference which is moving to June from October, and a lot more. Read the letter.

New White Paper on The True Cost of Data Breaches In the Payments Industry

The Smart Card Alliance Payments Council recently published a white paper, The True Cost of Data Breaches In the Payments Industry, to provide an educational resource for payments industry stakeholders on the potential tangible and intangible costs that could be incurred during a data breach.

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    Latin America Chapter

    The Latin American smart card market is growing, and the Smart Card Alliance has formed a new Latin American chapter to bring together smart card suppliers, partners and customers in order to address the challenges facing smart card deployment in the region.