If I Don’t Switch to EMV Will I No Longer Be PCI Compliant?

April 2, 2015 • Published Categories PCI 101Tags , , , , ,
Is EMV PCI compliant?

Question: I have a small retail shop and am not worried about fraud. But if I don’t upgrade and get an EMV enabled credit card machine, will that mean that I am no longer PCI compliant? Answer: Even though the adoption of the EMV initiative—which … Read more

Will EMV Make You PCI Compliant?

December 18, 2014 • Published Categories PCI 101Tags , , , , , , ,

Understanding EMV’s capabilities with the concepts of data security and PCI compliance. Many merchant acquirers, payment processors and Independent Sales Organizations (ISOs) have been reaching out to business owners to alert them of America’s 2015 migration from magstripe (i.e., “swipe”) credit/debit cards to EMV (i.e., “chip”) payment cards. … Read more