Retail & Payments
Wednesday, 15 June 2011
SAN DIEGO, June 15, 2011 - Novatel Wireless, Inc., a leading provider of intelligent wireless networking solutions, today announces that Enfora, Inc., a Novatel Wireless company, has been selected by POM Inc. to supply wireless modules and services for POM's new Parktel™ Credit Card Parking Meter Module.
The Parktel Credit Card Parking Meter Module is designed to provide an easy upgrade to the existing APM-E SII coin-only meters. The modular approach used for the wireless card reader allows for retrofits to housings and domes already installed and are integrated aesthetically into the existing coin-only meter system, affording the simplest, most flexible, cost-effective and thus easy-to-use standard meter on the market today. No installation of new meter domes or coin boxes is required. The Parktel equipped meter has the same trusted, tamper-proof housing used on the current meters.
Verizon Business Is Quality Security Assessor for Hypercom's 'SmartPayments Wynid' Hosted Electronic Payment Platform
Tuesday, 14 December 2010
Global payment technology leader Hypercom has worked with Verizon Business to help ensure that Hypercom's SmartPayments Wynid hosted electronic payment platform complies with PCI DSS international payment card industry data-security standards.
Hypercom provides card payment solutions and services to financial institutions, large retailers and independent merchants in more than 130 countries. Its card and PIN payment terminals and systems enable millions of electronic transactions to be conducted quickly and securely every day.
Verizon Business' professional security services team has provided a range of audit, management and implementation services that have helped Hypercom achieve and maintain Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI-DSS) certification.
T.K. Cheung, vice president, global quality and security, Hypercom Corporation, said: "We deliver the most effective security solutions through continuous innovation and a singular focus on our customers. Achieving certification of our SmartPayments Wynid hosted payment platform further protects retailers and cardholders and fortifies our position in the marketplace. SmartPayments Wynid is our premier integrated payment solution, a hosted platform that can be widely used by retailers to help safeguard the integrity of their transactions. We were pleased to team with Verizon Business on this effort."
The inaugural "Verizon Payment Card Industry Compliance Report," issued in October, examined the state of compliance with the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS), which was created in 2006 to protect cardholder data and reduce credit card fraud. Company investigators found that organizations that have suffered a breach are 50 percent less likely to be PCI compliant and that only 22 percent of organizations were PCI compliant at the time of their initial examination. However, the report also showed that compliance can dramatically reduce credit card data breaches.
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Hypercom and Wynid are registered trademarks of Hypercom Corporation. SmartPayments is a trademark of Hypercom Corporation.
SOURCE Verizon Business