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Upcoming “EMV Shift” – What Truckstop & Travel Plaza Operators Should Know

September 14, 2015

Upcoming “EMV Shift” – What Truckstop & Travel Plaza Operators Should Know

Recent data breaches have brought the issue of data security to the top of many merchants’ radar screens. In particular, NATSO has received a number of questions from truckstop owners and operators regarding the October 1, 2015 “EMV Shift” – this refers to Visa and MasterCard’s plans to begin aligning credit and debit cards in the United States with those companies’ proprietary chip technology. This article answers to some of the key questions regarding this important topic.

President Signs Executive Order to Protect Payment Security

October 20, 2014

President Signs Executive Order to Protect Payment Security

In a move designed to encourage improved data and payment security nationwide, President Barack Obama on Oct. 17 signed an executive order establishing government adoption of technology and resources to better protect consumer credit, transactions and identity theft.