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    US Payments Forum to study mobile and contactless payments

    November 15th, 2016

    The US Payments Forum is creating the Mobile and Contactless Payments Working Committee, to explore mobile and contactless payment opportunities and challenges, identify solutions, and share guidance and best practice. The Forum says it also plans to address issues including tokenization, card-not-present security solutions and encryption. “Our goal is to provide concrete, usable guidance to make new and emerging payment technologies a reality in the US,” says Forum director Randy Vanderhoof. The committee will hold its first working session on December 8.

    Smart Card Alliance offers HCE paper

    August 27th, 2014

    The Smart Card Alliance has published Host Card Emulation (HCE) 101, a white paper that “takes a deep dive into HCE and NFC opportunities and security considerations”. HCE is “an opportunity for application developers to more easily provide convenient and consumer-friendly NFC applications, but also increases the chances of hackers gaining access to information through malware and/or denial of service attacks,” says executive director Randy Vanderhoof.

    US House of Representatives holds mobile payments hearing

    March 23rd, 2012

    The US House of Representatives’ Financial Services Subcommitee on Financial Institutions and Consumer Credit has held a hearing on “The Future of Money: How Mobile Payments Could Change Financial Services”. Five people gave testimony to the… More