Highlights from Money20/20 2017

As our teams get settled in from a very busy and successful Money20/20 2017, we wanted to take a look back at the show and share a quick recap. Here’s a Storify highlighting our favorite moments from the show:

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Mobile Payments and Loyalty Programs Are a Millennial Magnet

The millennial generation – those who are between the ages of 18 and 35 – is the single largest generation ever seen in the United States. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, this highly-prized group that draws attention from all corners of commerce, had 75.3 million members at the end of 2015. Make no mistake – the millennials are the ones who are driving innovation and adoption of new technologies, and those whose job it is to understand consumer behavior and societal changes are taking their cues from millennials. 

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Northwestern University's Marketing Students Explore Payment Moment of Truth

Five graduate students from Northwestern University’s Medill School of Journalism, Integrated Media and Communications were given the reins at Ingenico ePayments to explore a project centered around the Payment Moment of Truth (PMOT).

Cecilia Aycinena, Yo-Ting Hung, Peiyuan “Suki” Shao, YingYing “Arielle” Su and Jiayue “Jess” Yang spent 11 weeks in the Summer Immersion Quarter learning the ins and outs of data analysis, ePayment software and teambuilding.

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Tablet POS and the Changing Payments Landscape

Traditionally, mobile point of sale (mPOS) solutions were aimed at micro-merchants and smaller business with limited resources. These businesses needed a payment acceptance option that was not only cost effective but gave them the mobility to do business outside of a brick and mortar location.

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VIDEO: Industry Expert on Payment Security & PCI

Payments security is top of mind for most merchants in the U.S. But what’s new? What should merchants be aware of about payment security? What do merchants need to know about PCI and their latest security standards? We caught up with Dr. Robert Martin, Chief Technology Officer at Ingenico Group to shed some light into payment security related issues that all merchants should know including new PCI requirements. 

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What do new PCI DSS SAQ changes mean?

This is a guest post from the PCI Security Standards Council. It was originally published on the PCI Perspectives Blog as an interview with PCI SSC Senior Director of Data Security Standards, Emma Sutcliffe.

Self-Assessment Questionnaires (SAQ) are forms used by eligible organizations to report the results of a PCI Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) self-assessment. Earlier this year, the PCI Security Standards Council (PCI SSC) issued revised SAQs for use with PCI DSS version 3.2. In this Q&A with PCI SSC Senior Director of Data Security Standards Emma Sutcliffe, we look at what merchants need to know about new updates to the SAQs.

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