Category Archives: Euro MasterCard Visa (EMV)

Euro MasterCard Visa (EMV)

How Fraud Is Likely to Increase Post Rollout of EMV Security Chips in Credit Cards

The fact that the US is finally shifting to credit cards that are embedded with anti fraud computer chips does not mean that there will be a reduction in crimes related to theft from credit or debit cards. In fact, … Continue reading

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EMV Basics and Terminology

Euro MasterCard Visa (EMV) chip technology defines a global standard for credit card and debit card payments. The EMV technology makes use of embedded microprocessor chips which hold cardholder data and keeps it secure. In comparison to magnetic stripe technology, … Continue reading

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EMV Benefits: It’s Not Just Security Benefits; it’s Much More than That!

EMV credit cards use an electronic chip that is built inside them. EMV provides superior security features for credit card processing and credit card merchant services. EMV uses advanced cryptography and digitally-signed payment data which makes the transactions secure. Advantages … Continue reading

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EMV Technology: Answering Some FAQs

  EMV is a standard set of specifications for smart card payments and acceptance devices. The cards consist of built-in microprocessors which enhance the security of merchant credit card processing and other merchant account services. EMV technology enhances security features … Continue reading

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