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Best of the Web 8.10.12

August 10, 2012 | No comments | Featured

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Welcome to the Bi-Weekly Best of the Web – a great way to catch up on recent commentary and compelling content from across the Web.  Every other Friday, we’ll post insightful news articles, noteworthy blog posts and more related to the world of payments, payment data security and technology.
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Why Credit Card Fraud Grows 
Missing the Mark on Secure Card Tech Will Haunt Any Issuer
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by Tracy Kitten
Payments card fraud is a growing concern for U.S. card issuers, yet few have taken dramatic steps to fight it.  Last week’s announcement that major card brands and domestic issuers are joining forces to create an EMV Migration Forum reflects at least some interest in enhancing payment-card security…….Click here to read more

Starbucks/Square partnership: what does it mean? <Tweet this article>
by Javelin Strategy & Research
The Starbucks/Square partnership certainly is among the major recent announcements related to in-store mobile payments, and has the potential to significantly help jump start adoption. While I don’t agree with some of the more euphoric comments that this one move is the singular event that ushers in mobile payments, it is a big deal……. Click here to read more

RetailNOW: The High Cost of POS Security Failures <Tweet this article>         
by Vertical Systems Reseller
Solution providers were given a wake up call about the perils of point-of-sale security breaches, on Monday, at RSPA’s RetailNOW convention. Secret Services Agent Jason Berryhill, a POS fraud specialist, addressed the packed audience and dropped some very serious statistics……. Click here to read more

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