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Payments Cards and Mobile Jan|Feb 2015
In This Issue
Payments in Europe – An update on payments and card use in Europe
In 2013, cards and payments at the POS and on the internet continued to drive growth in many European countries. The rollout of contactless cards and mPOS terminals gains momentum while there is slightly higher use of ATMs. New challenges for the industry are IRF regulation, digitalisation of payments and growing card fraud losses.
Fraud report – New fraud trends call for agility and layered risk management solutions
Bold steps like the implementation of EMV chip and PIN, 3-D Secure and other stronger forms of authentication have contained fraud in Europe’s payment card business. Good news, one would presume, for markets protected by EMV in Europe and for the US and Canada where migration to chip is underway.
ID security – The race to protect digital identity: the next frontier in payment innovation
Providing consumers with a secure alternative to an ever-increasing number of passwords and profiles without compromising convenience is the latest frontier in driving consumer acceptance of new forms of payment. Success in this field has the potential to outstrip the opportunity for payment innovation that has dominated the industry’s last decade. PCM takes a look at the growing market in digital authentication technologies.
UK’s Bacs payments network
Polish banks to launch cloud-based mobile payments with Visa