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Early in July, The CBORD Group announced that it had acquired Diebold’s Card Systems Division. Questions immediately percolated regarding the impacts on the client campuses and the industry as a whole. As the title suggests, two of the biggest providers are now one. Will the effect be a ripple … or a wake?
Legal battle against off-campus merchant programs causes one Alabama card program to suspend debit card acceptance
There has long been a push and pull between off-campus merchants and campus card programs. Some ‘push’ to be able to accept the card while other ‘pull’ out their hair perceiving unfair competition and exorbitant rates. The latest battleground is Alabama, where lawsuits and legislation are in the works.
Is Your ID Card Really ISO Compliant? A 16-digit number doesn’t suffice, you must encode in a specified way
Just because you have a 16-digit ISO number on your ID card doesn’t guarantee ISO compliance and the benefits compliance affords. Tracks 1 and 2 of your magnetic stripes must be encoded in a very specific manner. Find out how its done by reading this piece.
Some argue that finding new, compelling applications for campus cards is a thing of the past. But UNC has integrated card-based authentication and payment alongside self-service kiosk technology to build a futuristic dining and entertainment center on the Chapel Hill campus.
There has been a widespread realization that the integrity of a card issuance system is paramount to overall security. This fact has led issuers to re-look at the choice between centralized and distributed issuance architectures from the standpoint of security. And many are finding that advances in distributed issuance are curbing past security gaps.