Semafone Achieves PA-DSS, PCI Level 1 Certification and Becomes a Registered Visa Merchant Agent

Semafone has further strengthened its position to become one of the few technology vendors to achieve the highest level of PCI (Payment Card Industry) certification, achieving the PCI DSS Level 1 accredited Service Provider status, confirming that its solutions are in line with the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standards (PCI DSS) for “Level 1”

PCI Security Standards Council Testifies to US House Subcommittee

The PCI Security Standards Council (PCI SSC), an open global forum for the development of payment card security standards, testified before the House Subcommittee on Commerce, Manufacturing and Trade on the work it’s doing to create global standards and resources that help businesses take a multi-layered approach to securing their customers’ card data. At the

PCI Security Standards Council Testifies before U.S. Senate Banking Committee

The PCI Security Standards Council (PCI SSC), an open global forum for the development of payment card security standards has testified before the U.S. Senate Subcommittee on National Security and International Trade and Finance. The Council was asked to participate in the hearing on “Safeguarding Consumers’ Financial Data” because of its role in designing and

PCI Council Publishes PCI DSS and PA-DSS Version 3.0

The PCI Security Standards Council (PCI SSC), an open, global forum for the development of payment card security standards, has published version 3.0 of the PCI Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) and Payment Application Data Security Standard (PA-DSS). Available now on the PCI SSC website, version 3.0 becomes effective on 01 January 2014. Version 2.0

Netsize Achieves PCI DSS Certification

Netsize, a Gemalto company, has achieved PCI DSS (Payment Card Industry & Data Security Scheme) certification, extending the capabilities of its payment platform beyond operator billing to allow end user credit card details to be securely stored and thereby facilitate convenient, immediate transactions. Mobile and digital content providers will now be able to offer consumers

iVeri Announces PCI-DSS Compliance Renewal

iVeri Payment Technologies has announced their successful completion and renewal for the fourth year in a row of PCI-DSS compliance certification. The iVeri services covered by this certification are: * Payment Processing-POS * Payment Processing-Internet * Payment Gateway/Switch * Payment Processing-MOTO This compliance renewal assures customers of iVeri’s ongoing commitment to international and regulatory standards.

MasterCard, Visa and American Express Propose New Global Digital Payments Standard

Visa, MasterCard and American Express recently introduced a proposed framework for a new global standard to enhance the security of digital payments and simplify the purchasing experience when shopping on a mobile phone, tablet, personal computer or other smart device. According to an August 2013 report from the U.S. Census Bureau, roughly six percent of

iZettle Mobile Payments Solutions Approved by Visa Ready Program

iZettle today announces that its Chip & PIN and Chip & Signature mobile payments solutions has been approved by the Visa Ready Program, making iZettle mPOS solutions software and hardware Visa Ready. The approval applies to Visa Inc territories. This comes after iZettle’s successful enrollment last June in the Visa Ready Program, which is designed

VeriFone Simplifies Payments Complexity for US Merchants and Service Providers

VeriFone Systems, Inc. announced the launch of VeriFone Point, a payment-as-a-service solution that simplifies the complexities of payment for the company’s direct merchant customers and channel partners in the U.S. The growing burden of PCI compliance, EMV migration, and the emergence of mobile wallets and value-added service options is requiring merchants and service providers—such as ISVs, acquirers