With half of all fraud and 75% of all data breaches globally committed on 25% of payment cards, it comes as no surprise that the US card business cites fraud as the key driver in EMV migration. But the fact that only one million of the 14 million US acceptance locations are currently EMV enabled is a concern to the industry.
We spoke to Simon Hurry, senior business leader, Global Chip Implementations for Visa about the current status and the highs and lows of EMV adoption i
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“Squaring the Circle: Driving EMV Migration in the USA”, a report commissioned by omni-channel payment platform solution provider, Worldnet, and launched last night at TransAct 16 has found that payments industry professionals in the United States overwhelmingly view fraud as the key factor driving EMV Migration in the US. The report also found that issuers, acquirers and merchants have all struggled with a lack of packaged software and firmware solutions to facilitate migrat