Posted on December 16th, 2010 No comments
The PCI Security Standards Council, as expected, has officially declared it will not sign off on any mobile application for quite some time. If it helps, the Council added that mobile “will be a key focus for the Council in 2011.” (Unfortunately, the PCI statement didn’t note how many key focuses the Council plans on having next year.) “Until such time that it has completed a comprehensive examination of the mobile communications device and mobile payment application landscape,” the statement said, “the Council will not approve or list mobile payment applications used by merchants to accept and process payment for …
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PCI Council Officially Swears Off Mobile Apps
Posted on November 30th, 2010 No comments
As retailers implement plans for mobile commerce, they are running into a frustrating situation: Visa is not certifying any mobile apps.
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Acquirers Rush In Where Visa Fears To Tread: Mobile
Posted on July 30th, 2009 No comments
Mobile payments are exciting, no question about it, writes PCI Columnist David Taylor. The very idea of allowing consumers to buy stuff anywhere, at any time, with the touch of a button, gets retail, banking and communications executives to the point where you almost have to hose them down. So, what better way to ruin the party than to bring up security and compliance issuesActually, the need for this emerging payment “channel” and the specific payment platforms, software and services to be PCI compliant should be obvious, Taylor said.