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TSYS Extends Relationship with INVEX

Columbus, Ga.–TSYS (NYSE: TSS) announced today that it has extended its payments agreement with Mexico’s Banco INVEX S.A. The multi-year agreement includes processing services for INVEX’s consumer and commercial credit card portfolios.“We look forward to continuing our business relationship with TSYS, and are excited about consolidating our consumer line of business onto the more robust Read the full article…

Smart Card Alliance and International Parking Institute Collaborate to Help Parking Industry Transition to EMV Chip Technology and Implementation

2015 IPI Conference & Expo, Las Vegas, June 29, 2015 – As the U.S. moves to EMV chip cards for payments, parking industry stakeholders need to review their current payments infrastructure and develop their strategy and plan for EMV migration to prepare for the upcoming October 2015 EMV fraud liability shifts. The Smart Card Alliance Read the full article…

TSYS Research Reveals Canadian Consumers Prefer Credit Cards as Payment Choice

Credit card use rises among consumers as trends in e-commerce increase Columbus, Ga.–TSYS (TSS) today announced the results of its 2015 Canadian Consumer Payment Choice Study. The second annual research found that when given a choice, 46 percent of Canadian consumers prefer to pay using their credit cards more than any other payment method. That’s Read the full article…

TSYS Signs NCB Jamaica to PRIME 4 Agreement

Columbus, Ga–TSYS (NYSE: TSS) today announced that National Commercial Bank Jamaica Limited (NCB), Jamaica’s largest financial services provider, has upgraded to the latest version of TSYS’ card issuing and merchant management solution — PRIME 4. A TSYS client since 1998, NCB Jamaica deploys the PRIME solution to manage its growing card portfolios. Drawing on PRIME’s Read the full article…

Next-Generation Transport Ticketing at Work in Columbia’s Innovation City; Standards-Based Smart Card Pilot Delivers Convenience, Flexibility and Security

Milpitas, CA – June 18, 2015 – A pilot project in Columbia’s second-largest metropolitan area is set to demonstrate how transport ticketing using contactless smart card technology can make public transit more convenient for millions of passengers while providing options for cash-free commerce. The smart card solution uses a security controller from Infineon Technologies AG Read the full article…

Gemalto cloud service enables mobile subscribers in Indonesia to securely backup personal data

​​​​Amsterdam, June 18, 2015 – Gemalto (Euronext NL0000400653 GTO), the world leader in digital security, has been selected by Elasitas to provide mobile subscribers in Indonesia with LinqUs Smart Backup​, offered in SaaS mode by Gemalto Allynis servi​​ces. Elasitas is a local mobile technology firm that serves all leading operators in the country with a total subscriber base Read the full article…

Billing System Corporation and oti Partner to Provide NFC Payment Solutions in Japan

Tokyo, Japan and Rosh Pina, Israel – Jun 16, 2015 – Billing System Corporation (Billing System) (TSE: 3623), a leading payment service provider, has partnered with On Track Innovations Ltd. (oti) (NASDAQ: OTIV), a global provider of near field communication (NFC) and cashless payment solutions, to resell oti’s NFC products in Japan. Billing System selected oti as Read the full article…

Orange Business Services and Gemalto join forces to provide customers with highly secure access to cloud-based applications

Gemalto’s multi-factor authentication solution available through Orange Business Services secured cloud hub Amsterdam, June 15, 2015 – Gemalto (Euronext NL0000400653 GTO), the world leader in digital security and Orange Business Services, a global communications solutions operator and integrator, today announced the integration of Gemalto’s market-leading SafeNet Authentication Service​ with Business VPN Galerie, the Orange Business Services secured cloud hub. Read the full article…

Advancing PIV Use for Federal Cybersecurity Headlines the 14th Annual Smart Card Alliance Government Conference

Princeton Junction, N.J., June 11, 2015 – Industry leaders shared insights into the latest trends and advancements in identity management and cybersecurity for government, enterprise and healthcare at the 14th Annual Smart Card Alliance Government Conference in Washington, D.C. this week. Securing cyberidentity in government through PIV In the wake of the data breach involving Read the full article…

TSYS Enhances Card Production in the Migration to Chip Cards

New Functionality Provides Chip Cards On Demand Columbus, Ga.- TSYS (NYSE:TSS) announced today the enhancement of its card production capabilities to provide issuers more flexibility, simplicity and speed to market in the transition through the October 2015 chip liability shift. TSYS Chip Card on DemandSM is a new card manufacturing service that allows chips to Read the full article…