FIME today announces that it has been approved by PayCert to perform a full spectrum of testing services in line with PURE specification. The latest approval enables terminal, card and cloud-based application vendors to ensure the interoperability, functionality and security of their PURE solutions quickly and efficiently. FIME has already successfully completed the evaluation of the first PURE terminal product and the first Certification Letter has been issued by PayCert.
FIME and Barnes’ joint personalization validation tool meets latest Mastercard PVT qualification requirements
FIME and Barnes International today announce that their jointly-developed personalization validation tool (PVT) has been qualified against the latest Mastercard PVT requirements, version 10.1 (Release 2017-1). FIME believes that the PVT significantly accelerates the certification and launch of secure chip products, for issuers, card manufacturers and personalization bureaus. These products include contact, contactless and dual interface EMV® cards, as well as near field communication (NFC) and contactless-enabled solutions such as smartphones and wearable devices.
Cathay United Bank deploys Gemalto’s mobile-based authentication solution to secure online banking in Taiwan
Gemalto supports Cathay United Bank, a leading bank in Taiwan, in securing its online banking services. Gemalto's Ezio Mobile suite enables CUB's customers to securely access their bank's services from their PCs, tablets, and smartphones, using their mobiles as authentication device. As a result, CUB is able to offer an enhanced user experience to its customers, save costs, and meet a new government regulation requiring Two-Factor Authentication (2FA). Gemalto will also provide support and maintenance services for smooth deployment of the solution.
FIME is pleased to announce that its Japanese laboratory has achieved AMEX Enabled accreditation* for functional testing on contactless payment terminal kernels, in line with American Express’ Expresspay specifications. FIME has also been accredited by EMVCo for EMVCo’s Book C-4 specification, which defines the mandatory and optional functionality required when implementing terminal kernel 4. These latest accreditations enable contactless payment terminal and mobile point of sale (mPOS) manufacturers, as well as kernel developers, to validate their products in any of FIME’s French, Japanese and Taiwanese laboratories.
PayPal and Mastercard announced an important expansion of their long-standing partnership that will enhance the consumer experience by making Mastercard a clear payment option within PayPal, enable Masterpass as a payment option for Braintree merchants and expand PayPal’s presence at the point of sale. This will provide increased value to Mastercard cardholders, financial institutions and PayPal customers.
Under the expanded partnership, consumers and small businesses will be able to instantly cash out funds held in their PayPal accounts to a Mastercard debit card. PayPal will also be provided certain financial volume incentives and, as a result of the commitments made under this agreement, will no longer be subject to the digital wallet operator fee.
Gemalto will deliver its Ezio Mobile Suite to Dai Nippon Printing (DNP), a leading provider of financial solutions in Japan, to help them secure mobile payments, internet banking, and related services. With Gemalto's solution, DNP can offer a strong and scalable cloud-based authentication platform - supporting a wide range of authentication and transaction signing methods, including biometric, One Time Password and Out-of-band. DNP's banking customers can now rapidly deploy secure authentication across diverse online and mobile channels, in a cost-effective way