Retailers Follow LogLogic Online Shopping Precaution

LogLogic scalable log and security intelligence platform (LSIP) for the enterprise and cloud, has alerted retailers to the significance of all 12 requirements of the PCI DSS standard, version 2.0, in protecting the credit card data of their online shoppers. Although data logging is either mentioned or implied in the 12 requirements, requirement 10 requires retailers to log all activity on their network in order to protect customer credit card information. The Body Shop, Plantronics, LAVEGO AG, The Lowry, and Republic Airways are among a growing list of companies using LogLogic log management solutions to provide customers with fast, reliable logging and archiving solutions for improved compliance, operational efficiency, forensics, and security.

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Industry Leaders Debate EMV Payments

Financial and retail industry leaders are gathering at the CARTES in North America expo & conference, March 5-7 to discuss the future deployment of the international Europay, MasterCard, Visa (EMV) standard for credit and debit card payments in the U.S. during a day-long-track on Monday, March 5. While Visa announced in August 2011 its intention to speed up the adoption of EMV contact and contactless chip technology in the U.S., the industry’s reaction has been mixed. Issues such as security, interoperability, infrastructure investments and the emergence of other payment technologies such as Near-Field Communication (NFC) are factors in North American adoption of EMV. The debate about EMV standards adoption in the U.S. will shift away from POS fraud to a larger focus on security solutions. The technology will also benefit international travelers, as it will create more card payment interoperability among countries.

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Synovus Bank Launches m-Banking App

Synovus Bank, the Columbus, Georgia-based, FDIC insured bank, has introduced the new Synovus Mobile Banking, a free mobile banking solution which can be accessed by virtually any mobile device. The solution features iPhone, Android and Blackberry apps as well as text and web browser (WAP) solutions. Synovus Mobile Banking delivers easy, quick and secure banking access via any mobile device, letting users see account balances; recent transactions; funds transfer; pay bills and find branches.

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Online Women’s Community Implements Lyris Digital Marketing

Mamamia has selected Lyris global digital marketing as its digital marketing partner to reinvent their online marketing program and generate robust analytics, namely with Lyris “HQ.” Mamamia is Australia’s leading women’s website and social media community while Lyris global digital marketing provides technology and industry knowledge to help businesses achieve value with their email marketing campaigns. Lyris’ high-performance, secure and flexible email marketing platforms, Lyris HQ and Lyris ListManager (Lyris LM), optimize email efficiency by providing automated email delivery, robust segmentation and integrated social, mobile, search and analytics.

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Central Bank of Seychelles taps ProgressSoft eChecking

ProgressSoft Corporation has been awarded the nationwide project for the development and implementation of the Electronic Check Clearing Solution in the Republic of Seychelles – the country of 115 islands in the West Indian Ocean. With this project, ProgressSoft now boasts a record of 7 countrywide implementations of its solution, which, as of 2001, has been introduced as the world’s first electronic, image-based solution for clearing checks within the same day. As part of their evaluation of tender proposals, delegates from the Central Bank of Seychelles visited Doha to view the live operations of ProgressSoft’s Electronic Check Clearing solution in The State of Qatar. Implementation of ProgressSoft’s solution will take place at the Central Bank, followed by all banks in the country, including Barclays Bank, Mauritius Commercial Bank, Bank of Baroda, Habib Bank, Nouvobanq, Seychelles Saving Bank and BMI Offshore Bank.

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CardWeb Gives Carddata Publication Fresh New Look

CardWeb Gives Carddata Publication Fresh New Look Providing the most relevant and reliable figures in the payment industry, CardData, the CardFlash publication focused on payment industry statistics and trends, has been completely redesigned. Not only does the fully-redesigned site provide more extensive, useful and in-depth data, it does so with better looking graphics and images.…

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VeriFone & NBC Stations Forge Ad Partnership

VeriFone Systems and NBC Owned Television Stations, a division of NBCUniversal, announced a significant long-term strategic and advertising sales agreement. Giving access to NBCUniversal’s award-winning news, information and entertainment programming in more than 12,000 taxi cabs as well as at thousands of gas stations and other digital out-of-home platforms in the future, the agreement also provide advertisers capabilities to engage consumers interactively through e-commerce, couponing and microsites. At launch, the collaboration will cover taxis in nine markets, including New York, Chicago, Boston, Las Vegas, San Francisco, Washington, D.C. and Miami, and some gas stations, with additional expansion planned. With VeriFone’s recent upgrade to its entire fleet of 6,800 NFC-enabled New York taxis, NBC Owned Stations will be able to offer advertisers new and interactive functionality, including the ability for riders to make purchases directly from the taxi screen, simply by swiping their credit card through the system or tapping NFC mobile phones on the system already in place for fare payments.

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Anchor Bank Implements Fiserv Banking Platform

Fiserv announced Anchor Bank, has selected its “Premier” bank platform and a host of additional Fiserv solutions. The flexibility and integration of Fiserv products and services, plus enhanced efficiencies, is what the Bank found most appealing. In addition to selecting the Premier bank platform and outsourced processing services, the bank chose a comprehensive suite of Fiserv solutions, including CheckFree RXP and CheckFree Small Business for bill payment, Mobiliti for mobile banking, Business Online and Retail Online for online banking, WireXchange for wire transfers, AML Manager for anti-money laundering, Business Process Manager for new account and process management and the ACCEL/Exchange payments network. Anchor Bank will ultimately expand their digital banking capabilities with the addition of mobile banking and the enhancement of online banking and payment services for retail and business customers.

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North American Bancard Launches Open SDK for Apple iOS

North American Bancard credit card processing, released the Pay Anywhere Software Development Kit (SDK) to developers interested in mobile payment solutions. Pay Anywhere is a free app and credit card reader that enables users to accept credit card payments on their Apple or Android devices. Considering its success in the mobile payments landscape, North American Bancard is releasing the Pay Anywhere SDK for Apple iOS, with Android coming soon. Pay Anywhere SDK – Basic is a “plug and pay” API option that requires minimal effort of the developer to implement into an existing application. The developer’s existing app handles the amount and itemization of the transaction, and then passes the information onto Pay Anywhere through the API to actually complete a card transaction.

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Brookstone Selects LogRhythm Log Management and SIEM 2.0 Platform

LogRhythm, the leader in log management and SIEM 2.0, announced that Brookstone, a leading product development company and specialty retailer, has deployed LogRhythm’s SIEM 2.0 platform to help secure customer data and to meet PCI-DSS compliance requirements. LogRhythm protects Brookstone’s 300 nationwide stores and 100 seasonal shopping locations, maintaining customer payment card information in a secure environment. LogRhythm proactively monitors client information systems and correlates events in real time while its “SIEM 2.0” solution generates alerts that provide immediate notification of conditions that are impacting the integrity of an organization’s cardholder data.

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