In the wake of the Global Payments Inc. card breach, ID theft expert Neal O'Farrell says banks and credit unions must be proactive with outreach to customers. What should institutions' messages include?
Incidents of card data exposure, such as Citibank's recent online breach, get regulators' attention. And sources say banking examiners are increasingly asking tougher questions about the protection of consumer data.
The Europay, MasterCard, Visa standard, commonly used in most global markets, is coming to the U.S. The sooner issuers, acquirers and merchants initiate migrations, the better, says Stephanie Ericksen, head of authentication product integration at Visa.
Save Mart, the Modesto, Calif.-based grocery chain, now confirms that skimming devices are to blame for the data breach believed to have exposed hundreds of consumer accounts to debit and credit card fraud.
Pradeep Moudgal says the U.S. is migrating toward EMV. But how much new investment are card issuers going to have to make, and what steps does the collective industry need to take to ensure the transition from the mag-stripe to the chip is a smooth one?
Heavily regulated industries like banking and healthcare have been reluctant to make the virtualized leap to the cloud, fearing a loss of control could open them to unforeseen risk. Are their concerns unfounded?