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Secure Payments Academy CEO Mansour Karimzedah Talks Security at IoT Conference in San Francisco, March 7, 2018

February 28th, 2018|

Karimzadeh to describe how the collection and analysis of large volume of data on behavior of IoT devices provides for better detection and the removal of security threats. NEW YORK, February 27, 2018 – Secure Payments Academy (SPA), a leading provider of payments industry education announced today that company CEO Read more

SECURE PAYMENTS ACADEMY ANNOUNCES FIRST HALF 2018 CLASS SCHEDULE

February 23rd, 2018|

SPA's Expanded Curriculum for Acquirers, Card Issuers, ISOs & Agents, and Merchants Includes Post EMV, BlockChain, Mobile, HCE and Much More NEW YORK, February 26, 2018 — Secure Payments Academy(SPA), America’s payments education experts, announced today its first half, 2018 expanded payments class schedule. SPA’s expanded class schedule now includes Read more

EMV Academy Becomes Secure Payments Academy

February 23rd, 2018|

Expanded Curriculum for Acquirers and Issuers Includes BlockChain, Post EMV, BitCoin, Mobile and More NEW YORK, February 26, 2018 – Leading payments industry educator EMV Academy announced today that it has become Secure Payments Academy (SPA). The change reflects the company’s new and expanded payments education curriculum, management team and Read more

ATM Industry Association and SCIL-EMV Academy Announce New EMV Workshops at Annual ATMIA Conference in New Orleans

February 17th, 2016|

  EMV workshops prepare ATM operators to meet October liability shift deadline Fraud liability costs moves to non-EMV certified ATM owners after 10/1/16 NEW YORK, February 11, 2016 –Responding to demand from ATM operators across the United States, the ATM Industry Association (ATMIA) and SCIL-EMV Academy, America’s EMV migration experts, announced Read more

30 Days and Counting! SCIL-EMV Academy Prepares U.S.A for EMV Liability Shift: EMV Readiness Roadshow Takes Classroom to the Road

August 31st, 2015|

Ten Cities in Ten Days Kicks off at the Home of Target in Minnesota U.S. Payments Industry Unprepared for Looming Liability Shift Deadline Says Academy Thousands of Merchants, Acquirers, Processors and Card Issuers Lack Security Upgrades Needed, Exposing Their Systems to High Fraud Risk The EMV Readiness Roadshows will make Read more

SCIL’s New QuickStart™ EMV Platform Accelerates Time to EMV for U.S. Issuers & Acquirer-Processors

July 13th, 2015|

Weeks Versus Months Says SCIL CEO and Industry Veteran Mansour Karimzedah  NEW YORK, NY, July 13, 2015 –U.S. based EMV payments innovator SCIL, announced today QuickStart™ EMV - an innovative payments platform that lets U.S. issuers and acquirer- processors migrate to the new, secure EMV chip based payments system in weeks Read more

ATM Industry Association and SCIL-EMV Academy Partner on U.S. EMV Migration

January 8th, 2015|

Contact:Mansour Karimzedah516-338-8880mansour@emvacademy.com      New EMV Workshop at Annual ATMIA 2015 Conference Prepares U.S. ATM Industry for EMV Migration NEW YORK, and ORLANDO, FL, January 12, 2015 - SCIL-EMV Academy, America’s EMV migration experts and the only independent EMV training academy and the ATM Industry Association (ATMIA) announced today a Read more

TAS Group’s New Cashless 3.0 Payment Framework Fuels New Strategic Partnership with Top Global Processor NxSystems Limited

November 4th, 2014|

Visit Us at Cartes 2014 Stand 4 M 016  NxSystems Limited Adopts Cashless 3.0™ Solution to Enhance Its New Pegasus Payments Infrastructure and Support Next Phase of Growth DUBLIN, IRELAND, and MILAN, ITALY, November 4, 2014 –TAS Group, listed among the top 100 FINTECH rated companies and a leading provider Read more

SCIL-EMV Academy Announces New One-Hour FREE Workshop: A to Z of EMV for Issuers, Acquirers, Merchants and Processors

July 31st, 2014|

  SCIL-EMV Academy Announces New One-Hour FREE Workshop: A to Z of EMV for Issuers, Acquirers, Merchants and Processors One hour free webinar by SCIL-EMV Academy outlines steps and strategies that EMV stakeholders need to adopt to implement a successful, cost-effective EMV Migration NEW YORK, July 30, 2014 – SCIL-EMV Read more

SCIL-EMV Academy Announces Summer & Early Fall EMV Class Schedule

July 9th, 2014|

Expanded EMV Academy Workshop Schedule Supports U.S. EMV Migration as Liability Shift Deadlines Approach in USA NEW YORK, July 9, 2014 – SCIL-EMV Academy, America’s EMV migration expert, announced today that it has expanded its summer and fall EMV public workshop schedule to support the U.S. EMV migration effort.  SCIL-EMV Read more

Great Britain’s Insider Technologies Announces Big Data SENTRA™ Security Solution For U.S. Banks & Payments

May 1st, 2014|

SENTRA™ Puts U.S. Issuers and Processors on Offense, Instantly Mines Big Data, Monitors, Tracks, Analyzes and alerts Clients to challenging Transactions or Operations  Social Media Component Helps CEOs Protect Shareholder and Organizational Value Integrates Seamlessly with All Authorizations Systems   NEW YORK, NY & MANCHESTER, ENGLAND, May 1, 2014  -- British Read more

SCIL-EMV Academy Announces New EMV Training Workshops To Support U.S. EMV Chip Card Migration

April 23rd, 2014|

Rich Technical and Business Case Content Supports U.S. Issuers, Acquirer-Processors Migration Requirements NEW YORK, April 23, 2014, -- SCIL-EMV Academy, America’s EMV migration experts, announced today a new collection of EMV Training Workshops designed to help speed the U.S. banking and payments industry’s migration to EMV chip based credit and debit Read more

TAS: REVENUES and EBITDA Remarkably Growing in 2013

March 21st, 2014|

The data presented in the Draft Annual Report 2013 highlights the positive results achieved by TAS following a major reorganization. In 2014 will further enhance its presence on the international stage growing and expanding globally and launching new innovative solutions to meet the requirements of a new generation of digital Read more

Secure Payments Academy Announces First Half 2018 Expanded Payments Class Schedule

January 16th, 2014|

SPA's Expanded Curriculum for Acquirers, Card Issuers, ISOs & Agents, and Merchants Includes Post EMV, BlockChain, Mobile, HCE and Much More NEW YORK, February 26, 2018  – Secure Payments Academy(SPA), America’s payments education experts, announced today its first half, 2018 expanded payments class schedule.  SPA.  The expanded class schedule includes Read more

TAS Group’s Card 3.0 Reveals The Future of Card Management at Cartes

November 20th, 2013|

Visit Us At Cartes 2013 Booth 4 K 033    Modular Platform Uses Latest Payment Technologies to Securely and Quickly Design, Issue and Manages Credit, Debit, Pre-Paid Cards and Other Digital Payment Products PARIS, FRANCE, November 19, 2013 -- TAS Group announced today Card 3.0 – an innovative new modular card Read more

TAS Group Wins Oracle’s Excellence Award for Specialized Partner of the Year – Europe, Middle East, and Africa in Engineered Systems

October 1st, 2013|

Oracle Recognizes TAS Group Expertise in Delivering Specialized Payments Solutions 30 September, San Francisco, US, and Milan, Italy - Oracle has awarded TAS Group its 2013 Oracle Excellence Award for Specialized Partner of the Year – Europe, Middle East, and Africa in Engineered Systems. The award recognizes TAS Group for their Read more

TAS GROUP EXPANDS EMV COMPETENCE CENTER TO USA

August 28th, 2013|

Contact:  Stewart ChalmersCoolhead Group, Inc.Phone:  818-681-3588stew@coolheadgroup.comwww.coolheadgroup.com   TAS GROUP EXPANDS EMV COMPETENCE CENTER TO USA Support to U.S. Credit and Debit Cards Issuers Must be Local to Meet U.S. Card Issuer EMV Deadlines LAS VEGAS, NV. August 28, 2013 – The success of the U.S. banking and payment industry’s migration to secure Read more

Seminars Help ISOs Teach EMV

July 11th, 2013|

The same theme emerges at nearly any conference, roundtable or web seminar about the EMV chip-card transition in the U.S. Experts agree that ISOs and agents and should become well-educated about smart-card technology. The acquiring industry can then pass that knowledge along to merchant clients and financial institutions. In collaboration Read more

Card Brands Approve TSYS for EMV Processing

July 11th, 2013|

The major card brands have certified payment processor Total System Services Inc. for EMV chip-card processing. Visa, MasterCard, American Express and Discover have approved Columbus, Ga.-based TSYS after meeting mandated requirements for acquirer processors to process EMV chip-based contact, contactless and mobile transactions, TSYS stated in a July 9 press Read more

ISOs and Agents Are You Ready?

May 30th, 2013|

ETA and SCIL-EMV Academy Announce EMV & Mobile Payments Training Webinar for ISOs and Agents NEW YORK, New York, May 30, 2013 -- The Electronic Transactions Association (ETA) and SCIL-EMV Academy announced today a new ONLINE EMV & Mobile payments workshop. The new workshop is designed exclusively around the needs Read more

SCIL-EMV Academy and Electronic Transactions Association (ETA) Announce Two-Day EMV, Mobile, NFC Fundamentals Workshop

May 29th, 2013|

Designed for Merchants, Acquirers and Issuers, Workshop Outlines Strategies for Success in U.S. EMV and Mobile Markets NEW YORK, New York, May 29, 2013 -- The Electronic Transactions Association (ETA) and SCIL-EMV Academy announced today a comprehensive two-day payments workshop that covers the business and technical fundamentals of implementing EMV, Read more

TAS Group Announces NETAcquirer™ EMV Solution for U.S. Payments: Solution Manages Magnetic Stripe and EMV Card Transactions

May 23rd, 2013|

Complete Card Payment Solution Captures and Routes Financial Transactions Across Traditional, Emerging e-Commerce and m-Commerce Channels LAS VEGAS, NV, May 23, 2013 -- Global payments leader TAS Group today unveiled NETAcquirer™- an innovative EMV-based payments solution that allows U.S. acquiring financial institutions and their merchant customers to capture and manage Read more

SCIL-EMV Academy Announces EMV and Mobile Payments Education Partnership

May 7th, 2013|

Program Prepares U.S. Payments Industry to Migrate to EMV and Mobile NFC  LOS ANGELES, Calif., -- The Electronic Transactions Association (ETA), the trade association for the global electronic payments industry and SCIL-EMV Academy, America’s EMV Training Experts™, today announced a new EMV and mobile payments training and education program.  The Read more

Payments Leader TAS Group Announces New “eMissionTM” Data Preparation Solution for U.S. EMV Chip Cards

March 26th, 2013|

EMV Application Offers Issuing Banks, Card Manufacturers and Processors Speedy and Secure Profile definition, Data Preparation and Personalization of U.S. EMV Cards  LAS VEGAS, NV. March 25, 2013 - TAS Group announced today eMissionTM – a fast and secure new EMV data preparation and card personalization solution designed to speed Read more

EMV Migration Forum Announces Steering Committee

March 12th, 2013|

In its third meeting in February in Salt Lake City, the EMV Migration forum elected a steering committee and discussed the progress of its four working committees. The forum is a cross-industry organization formed to address issues related to EMV migration in the U.S. that will require broad cooperation and Read more

SCIL-EMV Academy Announces “Debit Networks EMV Acquiring & Processing” Workshop in Chicago, March 11

February 14th, 2013|

EMV Workshop Addresses Concerns Around Use of Debit Networks in the USA, Including New Federal Regulations and Choices of Routing New York, New York -- February 14, 2013 SCIL-EMV Academy, America’s EMV Migration experts, announced today a new EMV workshop entitled Debit Networks – EMV Acquiring and Processing.  The new Read more

SCIL-EMVACADEMY Says U.S. Close on Solution to Key EMV Debit Network Challenges That Satisfies Durbin Amendment

February 5th, 2013|

  SCIL-EMVACADEMY Says U.S. Close on Solution to Key EMV Debit Network Challenges That Satisfies Durbin Amendment   Company Announces A Special EMV Workshop for U.S. EMV Debit Application NEW YORK, New York, January 31, 2013 – One of the bigger and more immediate challenges facing the U.S. payment industry’s Read more

CreditCall Joins MasterCard, PayPal and Intuit to Outline Mobile Payment Opportunities and Challenges at Apps World 2013

February 5th, 2013|

  See Us at Apps World North America, Booth 122 NEW YORK, New York, February 4, 2013 – CreditCall CEO, Peter Turner, will join payment industry CEOs to discuss mobile commerce and the market opportunities and challenges for mobile payment acceptance apps at Apps World North America. The conference and Read more

CreditCall Announces Growth Across U.S. Parking Market Thanks to True “Multi-Channel Offering”

January 9th, 2013|

New York, January 9, 2013 – CreditCall, the industry leading payment gateway and EMV software developer, announced today a surge in the growth of its U.S. business and further U.S. channel expansion. Over the past year, the company has greatly increased its operations in the U.S. payments market by providing Read more

Payments Leader CreditCall Joins U.S. EMV Migration Forum to Facilitate U.S. Payments Migration Initiative

October 22nd, 2012|

NEW YORK, NY, October 22, 2012 – Payments technology leader CreditCall announced today that it has joined the EMV Migration Forum, a cross-industry collaborative body formed by U.S. trade group Smart Card Alliance to support the U.S. payment industry’s transition to EMV chip cards in the United States.   Currently the Read more

ICC Solutions CEO Dave Maisey Joins Chieftain, Ingenico, MasterCard, STJ and VISA on U.S. EMV Stakeholder Panel at Merchant Advisory Group Conference

October 11th, 2012|

ACT Canada Workshop The Technology of EMV: Options and Obligations  Outlines What U.S. Stakeholders Need to Know for the Next 12 months ATLANTA, GA, October 10, 2012 – ICC Solutions Limited, the payment industry source for EMV contact and contactless test tools announced that CEO Dave Maisey will speak at Read more

EMV Academy, Edgar Dunn and SCIL Make the Business Case for U.S. EMV Chip & PIN Migration at Indian Wells Seminar

September 7th, 2012|

Two-Day EMV Industry Panel and “Hands On” Training Workshop Provides Business Assessment, Analysis and Implementation for EMV in USA  LOS ANGELES, Calif., September 12, 2012 - -U.S. based EMV Academy, America’s EMV Chip and Pin Migration Experts, and renowned payment industry experts Edgar, Dunn & Company and SCIL, announced today a Read more

First U.S. EMV deadline approaches

August 6th, 2012|

Experts warn deployment could take longer than expected Now that VISA and MasterCard have released road maps to EMV in the United States, the initial implementation milestone is fast approaching. With a first deadline in the fall there are some in the industry who wonder if the deadlines are too aggressive and whether the Read more

Q-Card and EMV Academy Announce Strategic Venture

July 23rd, 2012|

U.S. Companies to Drive EMV Training Program; EMVAcademy to Feature Q-Card Test Services, Cards and Equipment Throughout EMV Curriculum LOS ANGLES, Calif., July 19, 2012 – EMV Academy, America’s EMV migration experts and Q-Card, the world’s top supplier of magnetic stripe test cards and testing equipment announced a strategic agreement today.  Read more

CreditCall and EMV Academy Team Up On U.S. EMV Migration

July 16th, 2012|

CreditCall’s EMV Level 2 Kernel Products to Feature in EMV Academy Curriculum Los Angeles, Calif, July 16, 2012 – CreditCall, a leading provider of EMV software and payment processing solutions for contact, contactless and MOBILE payments applications announced today that it has joined the EMV Academy.  EMV Academy is a Read more

EMV Payments Leader ICC Solutions and Top U.S. Card Test Equipment and Test Laboratory Leader Q-Card Sign Strategic Agreement

June 28th, 2012|

British - American Partnership to Drive EMV Migration in the U.S. Market ATLANTA and SUNBURY, Pa., June 27, 2012 -- ICC Solutions Limited, a leading provider of EMV contact and contactless test and certification products to the global payments industry, and Q-Card, the world's top supplier of magnetic stripe test cards Read more

Card Personalization Leader CIM USA Joins EMV Academy

April 26th, 2012|

EMV Academy Adopts CIM Solutions Throughout EMV, Mobile NFC, Contactless Training Curriculum; to Channel CIM EMV Card Personalization Solutions LAS VEGAS, March 5, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- EMV Academy, America's EMV migration experts, and CIM USA, a leading provider of card personalization solutions to the global banking and payments industries announced today a strategic Read more

EMV Academy Announces The Fundamentals – A Three Day EMV Workshop To Ready Acquirers and Issuers for EMV in America

March 2nd, 2012|

  PASADENA, Calif., December 1, 2011 – EMV Academy, America’s EMV and mobile NFC migration experts, today announced an addition to its EMV training schedule in 2012.  EMV Academy has added  “The Fundamentals – a three day EMV workshop designed to prepare both acquirers and issuers for the migration and Read more

EMV Academy and SCIL Announce Strategic Partnership on EMV

November 17th, 2011|

MV Academy, the first U.S. based EMV training academy committed to seamlessly migrating the U.S. banking and payment industry to EMV chip and pin technologies, and SCIL, an New York based, expert EMV payments consultancy and solutions provider announced a strategic partnership today.

An EMV Training Academy has been established in Pasadena, Calif. to facilitate the adoption of EMV chip and pin technology in the U.S. and Canadian banking industries

September 15th, 2011|

An EMV Training Academy has been established in Pasadena, Calif. to facilitate the adoption of EMV chip and pin technology in the U.S. and Canadian banking industries. Led by a group of veteran payment industry professionals and technology partners, the EMV Training Academy offers training courses, test tools and consultancy Read more

New EMV Academy Launches in US offers NFC training

September 15th, 2011|

You can always tell when an industry is maturing because experts start to build training facilities and courses to educate the rest of us on particular subjects. EMV and NFC are coming of age and experts are starting to emerge. One example of this can be found in the New Read more

EMV Training Academy Launches in the United States

August 24th, 2011|

A new U.S. based EMV Training Academy committed to supporting the U.S. and Canadian banking and payment industries migration to more secure, effective and convenient EMV chip and pin technologies was announced today.