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September 2014 - Datacard Blog


More Breaches? How to Ensure Cardholder Protection

By Ray Wizbowski

September 30, 2014

While breaches occur frequently within multiple industries, the buzz from recent events is getting attention at the highest levels. From customer inquiries, to press, to congressional hearings, the focus of the conversation has tended to fall into a few key themes ranging from the logical aspects of the network to the physical security layers of […]

EMV 101 Series: The 5 W’s

By Ray Wizbowski

September 18, 2014

The EMV 101 series provides go-to-resources for those who are interested in learning more about EMV payment technology and EMV migration in the US. This is the first entry to this series that gives readers the basics of EMV.  As we progress throughout the series, we will go more in-depth on the EMV technologies and applications […]

China Everbright Bank Offers DIY Instant Credit Card Issuance

By Kristin Eckmann

September 15, 2014

China Everbright Bank—headquartered in Beijing with a total of 807 branch outlets—wanted to differentiate their services in order to increase their competitiveness in the marketplace. The Bank and Datacard Group jointly developed an instant credit card issuance program with the primary goal of enhancing the customer experience. The program was designed to allow customers to […]

The Kraddick Foundation – Making Disney Dreams Come True

By Kristin Eckmann

September 3, 2014

The Kraddick Foundation—started by nationally syndicated radio personality Kidd Kraddick—works with chronic and terminally ill children. Every year the foundation funds an all-expense paid trip to Walt Disney World in Florida for 50 families plus medical and foundation staff. The Kraddick Foundation didn’t seek out ID badging help from Diamond Business Services, Inc. It was […]

High Security ID Documents – Using the QSDC Framework

By Nick Nugent

For anyone involved in the production of a high security identification document — whether a driver’s license, national ID, passport or other — the risk of the program is a constant concern. Will the document look good and hold up after years of use? How do we make it affordable? Can we make the document […]