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EU Payment Services Directive 2017 (PSD2) & Strong Customer Authentication

by Natasja Bolton, Managing Information Security Consultant. [Published on 11/12/2018]   PSD2: came into affect in January 2018 To be followed by the security measures and SCA requirements of the Regulatory Technical Standards (RTS) in September 2019.   • Aims: – Address the growth of online remote payment fraud; – Stimulate innovation and competition in […]

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PSD2: Strong Customer Authentication What it means for you and your merchant customers
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PSD2: Strong Customer Authentication What it means for you and your merchant customers

By Natasja Bolton, Senior Acquirer Support QSA   Our article of February 2016, discussed upcoming EU requirements for Strong Customer Authentication (SCA).  At the time, the European Banking Authority (EBA) had not yet released the implementation requirements for SCA: the Regulatory Technical Standards (RTS).  Now, with the revised EU Payment Services Directive (PSD2) having come […]

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EU agreement on response to cyber-attacks
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EU agreement on response to cyber-attacks

by Natasja Bolton, Acquirer Support Manager On 7th December 2015 it was announced that the European Parliament, the European Council and the European Commission have agreed on the first EU-wide legislation on cybersecurity: the EU Network and Information Services (NIS) Directive. With the emerging threat of cyber-attacks, it is hoped that the NIS directive will […]

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