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CSG Forte release notes is a detailed account of platform features being rolled out for our merchants and partners to advance their technical and industry advantage

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DIRECT RECOVERY PORTAL PASSWORD UPDATES

New Feature / Improvements:  Direct Recovery Portal’s new password policy has been implemented to further enhance security and avoid data leaks. NEW FEATURE / IMPROVEMENTS:   *New feature* NEW PASSWORD POLICY IMPLEMENTED IN THE DIRECT RECOVERY PORTAL If you are a Direct Recovery Portal user, starting now, the minimum password length will be increased to 14 […]

[REMINDER] Mastercard Announces Timeline to Retire Physical Magnetic Stripe from Cards

[REMINDER] Mastercard Announces Timeline to Retire Physical Magnetic Stripe from Cards The Change: As the markets become more EMV mature there is little to no benefit to continue support of the magstripe technology (which increases the opportunity for fraud). Mastercard has announced their timetable to retire the physical magnetic stripe from the back of cards. […]

[UPDATE] Mastercard Requires Support of Current Contactless Cardholder Verification Method (CVM) Limits for All Regions

[UPDATE] Mastercard Requires Support of Current Contactless Cardholder Verification Method (CVM) Limits for All Regions The Program: Mastercard periodically reviews and may revise the Contactless Cardholder Verification Method (CVM) limits for certain regions. The Change: As part of their Data Integrity Monitoring Program, Mastercard is actively reviewing merchant terminal data to ensure the device’s contactless […]

[REMINDER] Terminal Entry Capability (TEC) Requirements

[REMINDER] Terminal Entry Capability (TEC) Requirements The Program: Terminal Entry Capability (TEC) is a value that indicates the highest level of card entry a terminal is capable of accepting. To ensure compliance with processing requirements; including EMV fraud liability and data integrity edits, it is imperative the TEC value is correct. The Impact/Action Required: Merchants […]

EMV

EMV [UPDATE] Certificate Authority Public (CAP) Key Requirement The Program: The EMV standard uses Public Key technology to perform certain functions related to offline authentication, some aspects of online transactions and offline PIN encryption. Each of the card brands publish sets of these keys for use with their EMV applications. Public keys are distributed to […]

Increase in Account Testing, BIN and Enumeration Attacks

The payments industry continues to see an increase in the number of card testing attacks globally. Worldpay advises you and your sub merchants to be diligent, increase awareness and review current detection controls to help prevent these types of fraudulent attacks. Click below for more details. FIS Generic WithCover_Without footer (fisglobal.com)

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