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Jan 21, 2015

Prepaid Card Security

Technologies and Trends

Arlene Hauben

In October 2014, President Obama signed an executive order to tighten security measures for federal credit cards, and urged banks and retailers to follow suit in an effort to combat the growing threat of identity fraud. The order, which Obama signed before a packed crowd of regulators at the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB), stated that the administration will add microchips and PIN numbers to government credit cards and debit cards starting in January 2015.

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Jan 28, 2015

FCC Unable to Stop Rogue Telemarketers

Takes Aim at Calling Platform Providers

Jonathan Marashlian

The Enforcement Bureau of the Federal Communications Commissionís (FCC or Commission) appears ready to cast a wider net in its enforcement of the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) to halt unsolicited telemarketing robocalls.

Jan 21, 2015

5 Minutes With Daniel Chatelain

Founder, BayPay Forum

Arlene Hauben

We recently interviewed the founder of BayPay Forum, Daniel Chatelain, a serial entrepreneur and evangelist of mobile payments. He created the BayPay Forum, working as a not-for-profit organization, to provide an international networking forum for payment and commerce executives.

Jan 21, 2015

Prepaid and Gift Card Fraud in a Post-EMV World

Courtesy of Payments Journal

Christopher Uriarte, Chief Payments Officer, Vesta

The US card market has been eagerly awaiting the pending migration to EMV chip cards for some time. Although their proliferation and regulated liability shifts are just around the corner, the message to card issuers and merchants is simple: If you canít support EMV chip cards, get ready to pay for fraud.

Jan 21, 2015

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Share Your Knowledge with TPP Readers

The Prepaid Press, the industryís longest running and most comprehensive news source for prepaid services, would love to tap into your insight and share your knowledge with our ever-expanding readership. If you wish to submit a Guest Blog for online, newsletter, and social media publication, please contact Robin Tobias or Arlene Hauben at