Datacard Group, a provider of secure ID and card personalization solutions, has announced its continued commitment to educate and consult financial institutions on EMV migration. The company, along with its partners – Visco (Cambodia) Joint Stock Co., Ltd in Cambodia and Omega Computer Corporation in Philippines – will conduct two half-day EMV seminars.
Ideal for financial institutions that want to learn about the differences between magnetic stripe and EMV smart card technologies and best practices for EMV migration, the first seminar will take place on March 11th, 2014 in Phnom Penh, Cambodia and the second seminar will be on March 13th, 2014 in Manila, Philippines. Experts will discuss security concerns such as risk management, verification security, various types of smart cards and personalization options, as well as benefits and considerations during migration planning, implementation and post implementation.
“With the EMV initiative timeline rapidly approaching, the urgency to migrate has increased,” said Angus McDougall, regional vice president, Datacard Asia Pacific. “Financial institutions are seeking a reliable solution provider who can educate, lead and assist them in making decisions for their future card programs, which is why we are hosting educational seminars and offering EMV Professional Services for card issuers and service bureaus.”
Datacard Group has extensive experience in the smart card industry with more than 300 EMV smart card implementations worldwide, and the company hosts a series of EMV seminars around the globe.