NCR Counterpoint Blog

What is EMV?

Posted by Kendall Reed on Oct 27, 2016 4:06:28 AM

What is EMV and How Does it work?

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Topics: EMV

EMV Acceptance: The Pros and Cons for Your Small - Medium Sized Business

Posted by Kendall Reed on Oct 11, 2016 7:16:00 AM

A new report by Sage, reported that in Q1 of 2016, only 39 percent of small and medium businesses (SMBs) have implemented the required technology to accept Europay, Mastercard and Visa (EMV). Why the lack of adoption?

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Topics: EMV

The 3 Key Components of Payment Security for Retailers

Posted by Kendall Reed on Jul 22, 2015 1:25:00 PM

Data encryption, EMV, credit card storage, payment security threats…as retailer, we hear these words all the time but what do they mean and how do they affect us? With the threat of credit card breaches looming over the industry, navigating through the different credit card security features can be overwhelming. Below we’ll outline the top three components that can help you protect your business and your shopper’s card data. 

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Topics: Security, EMV

EMV Myths Debunked: Myths 8 - 10

Posted by Kendall Reed on Jun 15, 2015 10:00:00 AM



On October 1, 2015, a liability shift is occurring as it relates to who is responsible for paying for chargebacks for counterfeit cards that are used at a retail store. Between the bank that issued the credit card, the retail store and the payment processor, whoever is least prepared to accept EMV-enabled payment cards will now be responsible to pay for the chargebacks. 

In this blog post series, we'll help make you aware of common EMV myths and help you stay in control of when and how you want to implement EMV in your store.

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Topics: Security, EMV

EMV Myths Debunked: Myths 4 - 7

Posted by Kendall Reed on Jun 11, 2015 10:00:00 AM



On October 1, 2015, a liability shift is occurring as it relates to who is responsible for paying for chargebacks for counterfeit cards that are used at a retail store. Between the bank that issued the credit card, the retail store and the payment processor, whoever is least prepared to accept EMV-enabled payment cards will now be responsible to pay for the chargebacks. 

In this blog post series, we'll help make you aware of common EMV myths and help you stay in control of when and how you want to implement EMV in your store.

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Topics: Security, EMV

EMV Myths Debunked: Myths 1 - 3

Posted by Kendall Reed on Jun 9, 2015 10:00:00 AM

On October 1, 2015, a liability shift is occurring as it relates to who is responsible for paying for chargebacks for counterfeit cards that are used at a retail store. Between the bank that issued the credit card, the retail store and the payment processor, whoever is least prepared to accept EMV-enabled payment cards will now be responsible to pay for the chargebacks. 

In this blog post series, we'll help make you aware of common EMV myths and help you stay in control of when and how you want to implement EMV in your store.

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Topics: Security, EMV