This piece, by Steve Pociask of ACI, discusses how Chip and PIN technology, which have been widely used across the globe, are needed in the U.S. to protect consumers and merchants. To read the piece, visit the Huffington Post.
President Obama recently signed an executive order that requires government-issued credit and debit cards to be equipped with new chip and PIN technology aimed at reducing fraud. Given the persistent rash of data breaches aimed at American consumers and businesses, the security measure was met with applause. But despite this progress, the vast majority of […]
Payment systems can be a dry topic until your credit card stops working or until hackers dip into your credit. Then our interest is piqued in how to avoid today’s clunky credit cards. Mobile payments will deliver more convenience and much more safety for consumers. Unlike the security exposure of credit card signatures and numbers […]
Internet consumers continue to express high concerns about online threats such as viruses, spam, and identity theft, according to a survey by the American Consumer Institute (ACI), though the level of concern was somewhat lower than expressed in last year’s survey. Topping the list, 63% of consumers saying they were “very concerned” with identity theft, […]