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VeriFone EMV Software Installation Information

As previously mentioned, there have been problems with the installation of the new VeriFone EMV software.  Working with VeriFone, First Data and several vendors, the following information is being provided to assist you with the EMV software upgrade.   Prior to upgrading, please keep...

13 March 2017
Important Information Regarding VeriFone EMV Software

On February 17, 2017, VeriFone announced that the EMV software for the Commander/Ruby CI was available.  It has come to our attention that there are problems with the installation of the new software. At this point, it is recommended that the new software NOT be installed.  Updates will...

09 March 2017
EMV Software for the VeriFone Commander and Ruby CI is NOW AVAILABLE

EMV Software for the VeriFone Commander and Ruby CI is NOW AVAILABLE.  For sites that have already made hardware upgrades, please contact the VeriFone Help Desk and request Version 3.02.22, which is the software supporting EMV.  In order for the remote download to take place (and all...

17 February 2017
Can you avoid the contactless payments in your future?

Mobile pay solutions, such as Apple Pay, Android Pay, Samsung Pay, and contactless payment options, are garnering a lot of attention in the industry.  In additional to these mobile pay options, research predicts that in 3—4 years, 50% of EMV cards in the U.S. will also have contactless...

16 February 2017
Why EMV Still Matters

The decision to delay the forecourt EMV liability shift from October 1, 2017 to October 1, 2020, came as quite a surprise to many in the industry.  While the delay provides retailers with additional time to make EMV upgrades, upgrades are likely to continue at a rapid pace given the potential...

03 February 2017
Important Information – New MasterCard® 2 Series BIN

MasterCard has introduced a new 2-series to their Bank Identification Numbers (BINs). A BIN is the initial six numbers that appear on a credit card and can be used to identify the card issuing institution. Adding this new BIN will not only affect cardholders but everyone using integrated point-of-...

02 February 2017
EMV at the Pump: Should you wait until 2020?

Industry reports suggest that approximately 33% of dispensers in the market are capable of processing payments to EMV data-security standards with either a software or small hardware upgrade.  Both Gilbarco and Wayne began shipping “EMV-ready” dispensers in 2011.  Both manufacturers are...

09 January 2017
Tax Rate Changes effective January 1, 2017

As you may be aware, several tax rates are increasing on January 1, 2017.  The tax rates increasing are as follows: Federal Oil Spill Recovery is increasing from $.0019 per gallon to $.00214 per gallon. Pennsylvania Excise Tax for Gasoline is increasing from 50.3 cents per gallon to...

27 December 2016
New PCI Guidance on Simplifying Network Segmentation

The PCI Security Standards Council has released new guidance that is designed to help organizations simplify network segmentation, a practice the council strongly recommends to help protect payment card data. "This guidance we've had in some shape or form for many years, but [the new release]...

12 December 2016
Official VISA Release: U.S. Automated Fuel Dispenser EMV Liability Shift Delayed to 2020

 Systems & Operations | Visa Rules 1 December 2016  U.S. Automated Fuel Dispenser EMV Liability Shift Delayed to 2020 U.S. | Acquirers, Issuers, Processors, Merchants, Agents  Overview: The EMV liability shift for U.S. domestic automated fuel dispenser (AFD)...

02 December 2016

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