3 Resources to Help You Navigate the Upcoming EMV Deadline
With so much attention surrounding the upcoming EMV deadline, it’s important to know the facts – as well as who to lean on and where to turn when you need some information. There are countless resources out there to help you navigate this quickly approaching deadline, but a few of our favorites are highlighted below:
The EMV Connection web site provides up-to-date information for all industry stakeholders on the status of EMV migration, along with tutorials and educational resources that will assist with migration. Another perk? This is unbiased and fact filled – so you trust you are gaining quality information that isn’t leaning on any particular companies, etc. Learn more here.
Vend POS offers some great, easy to understand insight on the upcoming EMV deadline – but almost more importantly, they share details about what it is, why it matters and how it all came to life. This quick read will easily make you understand EMV more and hopefully get you excited about it, as well. Click here to check it out.
Shameless plug… but if you are looking to gain a stronger grasp on EMV, you won’t want to miss the details RICS Software shared in the recent Special Edition from Retail Minded. Available for free through the end of the year, you can get your copy here.
Finally, as a general FYI, it’s always a good idea to reach out to your point of sale provider or merchant services provider if they haven’t already reached out to you regarding this important topic. October 2015 may seem far away, but it’s actually approaching fast… and if you don’t know this already, fines and fees will be applied to merchants who aren’t capable of accepting EMV cards. With this in mind, aren’t you ready to learn more? With the resources above, we hope you can confidently get ready for this pending deadline with ease – and dare we say it – satisfaction.