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Secure Smart Cards & Mobile Payments: Innovation for Today…and Tomorrow

Today, The Hill published the Secure ID Coalition's response to Daniel Castro's recent op-ed describing chip-enabled smartcards as an "old" and "outdated" technology. Mr. Castro, of the Center for Data Innovation, could not have been more wrong. Chip & PIN, delivered on a smart card, is the only mature secure payment technology that has successfully protected tens of millions of consumers from actual fraud and identity theft. One day, mobile payments will be a convenient secure way to help consumers conduct their financial transactions, but this emerging technology has many years of development, standardization and interoperability ahead.

You can read our full response by clicking here.

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