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Small merchants don’t have to feel burdened by EMV migration

Sienna Kossman

As the clock for the EMV fraud liability shift deadline ticks away, will your favorite mom-and-pop shop be ready to process your new chip card? Probably not, and numbers show they’re not likely to be ready any time soon despite transition-assistance programs.
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Having an EMV card doesn’t mean your data’s safer … yet

Sienna Kossman

If your credit card issuer has already sent you a new card featuring a metallic square on its face, congrats. You’re ready for the national shift to a data-encryption card technology known as EMV. In fact, you may be more prepared than the majority of U.S. retailers.
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Will more secure cards come at a price?

Fred Williams

Card users are clamoring for tighter security, as security breaches continue to hit the headlines. But will peace of mind come at a price? A case in Canada shows how more secure cards come with more responsibility for cardholders.
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