Tag: Canada

EMV can eliminate fraud, not just shift it

You always see us say on this blog that EMV chip technology is more secure than magnetic stripe, and prevents payment fraud and use of counterfeit cards.  Well we don’t just say it – the stats confirm it.  Since the UK has implemented EMV, fraud has dropped steadily every year, and many other countries have […]

How will the U.S. benefit from EMV migration? Look to…

As the U.S. continues its implementation of EMV chip cards, it’s lucky to be able to look to other countries that have adopted the technology for best practices, lessons learned, and future benefits. As a Gemalto employee based in the U.S., I’ve been eagerly watching to see how our neighbor to the north, Canada, is […]

U.S. should follow Canada with EMV Dual-Interface payment cards

As you may remember, in 2005 U.S. card issuers launched contactless card technology that lets you pay at the point-of-sale with only a wave of your card.  Fast and easy, yes, but the cards never really took off to widespread adoption.  I’m still a big proponent of contactless technology, and the speed and convenience it […]