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Smart Card Alliance Educates Merchants and Issuers on Contactless Payments Benefits, Security Considerations with Infographics, Q&A

Princeton Junction, N.J., January 10, 2017 – Contactless payments have become one of the most popular ways to pay globally with usage in countries such as the U.K., Canada and Australia growing every day. As U.S. merchants and issuers look to move towards faster, more convenient payments, the Smart Card Alliance is providing new resources, Read the full article…

Smart Card Alliance 2017 Payments Summit to Cover Latest Innovations and Advancements on All Things Payments

Registration is now open, conference to be held March 27-30 in Orlando, Florida Princetion Junction, N.J., November 22, 2016 – Registration is now open for the Smart Card Alliance’s 10th Annual Payments Summit, the only payments event providing practical, actionable information that can be used to develop strategies and plans for implementing trending or new Read the full article…

Smart Card Alliance Advocates for Embedded Security in Connected IoT Devices Following Record-breaking DDoS Attacks

Princeton Junction, N.J., November 1, 2016 – A cascading string of distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attacks—most recently taking down parts of hundreds of sites including Twitter, Netflix, Spotify, Airbnb, Reddit and The New York Times—has demonstrated record-breaking volumes that are overwhelming website defenses. The four-fold growth in attack size over the last year is being driven Read the full article…

Smart Card Alliance Releases Mobile Payments Workshop Video for Understanding Mobile Wallet Business Opportunities, Security Considerations

Princeton Junction, N.J., October 31, 2016 – The mobile wallet market is rapidly expanding throughout the payments landscape, and many financial institutions, merchants, mobile device integrators, security companies, and mobile payment tech enthusiasts are looking to learn how to take advantage of the promise of security and convenience that mobile wallets provide. To explain how Read the full article…

IoT Device and Data Security Challenges and Solutions Headline the Smart Card Alliance 2016 Security of Things Conference

Princeton Junction, N.J., October 25, 2016 – Executives from the Internet of Things (IoT) and security industries gathered in Chicago last week for the Smart Card Alliance’s 2016 Security of Things conference, where they provided insights and perspectives on security, privacy and authentication in the rapidly growing IoT ecosystem. The two-day event featured 40+ speakers, Read the full article…

Smart Card Alliance Webinar to Explore Benefits of Contactless Card and Mobile EMV Payments for US Issuers

Second webinar in two-part series focuses on issuer benefits of contactless EMV payments Princeton Junction, N.J., October 24, 2016 – Now is the time for U.S. issuers to consider adding contactless capabilities to their card portfolio by issuing dual-interface EMV chip cards and offering mobile payment solutions, whether they’re just starting to issue chip cards Read the full article…

Payments Thought Leaders Invited to Submit Speaking Proposals for the Smart Card Alliance’s 2017 Payments Summit

Proposals accepted through Nov. 30 Princeton Junction, N.J., October 21, 2016 – Do you have insights on recent developments in payments, such as EMV chip technology, faster transactions, mobile wallets, IoT or wearable payments, contactless payments, and open transit payment systems or other payment innovations? Submit a speaking proposal on innovations and developments for payments Read the full article…

Smart Card Alliance Recognizes Members for Outstanding Participation and Contributions in 2016

Princeton Junction, N.J., October 17, 2016 – The Smart Card Alliance is celebrating the many achievements of its industry councils – Access Control, Health and Human Services, Identity, Internet of Things Security, Mobile, Payments, and Transportation – and member companies today through awarding 2016 Honor Roll and Center of Excellence designations. Industry Council Recognition The Read the full article…

Smart Card Alliance to Host Webinar on Benefits and Implementation of EMV Tokenization for Stronger Payments Security

Webinar to be held November 3, 2016 at 1pm ET/10am PT Princeton Junction, N.J., October 11, 2016 – Tokenization – the process of substituting valuable data with a token made up of random alphanumeric characters – has the potential to be a payments security game-changer for its ability to protect sensitive account data for in-store Read the full article…

Keynote Speakers Address IoT Security Challenges at Smart Card Alliance 2016 Security of Things Conference

Early registration discounts will expire on October 7 Princeton Junction, N.J., October 4, 2016 – Now just a few weeks away, the Smart Card Alliance Security of Things 2016 conference is coming to Chicago to bring the topics of security, privacy and authentication to the forefront of the Internet of Things (IoT). Speakers from both Read the full article…