Breach, Data Security, Malware

Chip cards in response to point-of-sale malware attacks


Adopting chip cards and the EMV standard may be the answer in the United States following numerous retailer breaches involving point-of-sale malware. Target was relieved of roughly 40 million payment cards, which prompted CEO Gregg Steinhafel to make a push for the smart card technology already available in other countries, including Europe.

In this video, Steve Durbin, global VP of the Information Security Forum, sits with SC Magazine reporter Adam Greenberg to discuss if adopting chip cards in the United States is the right move, and if there are alternatives.

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