November 24th 2017, London, UK: MYPINPAD, a global leader in payments software authentication solutions, today announced a partnership with Datecs, a leading manufacturer and developer of innovative POS hardware, to deliver a PCI compliant PIN on Mobile (PoM) solution.

PIN on Mobile is a major advance in card payment acceptance technology for in-store transactions and is set to revolutionise the current merchant payments landscape. As an alternative to traditional hardware based terminals, MYPINPAD’s state-of-the-art PoM solution, MPES (MYPINPAD’s PIN Entry Solution), is a software based PIN pad solution that securely enables PIN authentication on consumer off-the-shelf devices (COTS), thus removing the need for a hardware PIN pad.

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Black Friday

At this time of year, retailers and consumers are gearing up for one of the most anticipated events in the retail calendar– Black Friday. Once reserved for just a day, Black Friday has evolved in to an almost week-long shopping opportunity, ending on Cyber Monday. Eagerly anticipated seasonal discounts start earlier each year giving consumers ample opportunity to grab a bargain.

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Is PCI About to Usher in the Age of PoM?

David Poole, Global Head of Mobile POS Solutions, MYPINPAD.  

Troy Leach, the Chief Technology Officer at the Payment Card Industry Security Standards Council (PCI SSC) recently announced the creation of a new, major, payment standard, designed to enable the secure entry of PIN in to merchants’ smartphones and tablets.

Expected to be published by the end of the year, the ‘PIN on Mobile’ (PoM) standard will provide a crucial benchmark for facilitating a software-based approach for protecting card PIN entered directly in to consumer-off-the-shelf (COTS) devices for payment authentication. Read more

Anticipated New PCI SSC Standard for PIN on Mobile Set to Transform Payments Globally

November 2nd, 2017, London UK: ‘PIN on Mobile’ (PoM, also known as ‘PIN on Glass’) is the latest innovation in payment acceptance that is set to revolutionise the Payments industry. The publication of a new, major Payment Card Industry Security Standards Council (PCI SSC) ‘Software-Based PIN Entry’ standard for PIN on Mobile solutions will enable merchants to accept PIN-based payments entered directly in to consumer off-the-shelf devices (COTS).

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