MasterCard Selects Entrust Datacard for its Emerging Payments Support Accreditation Program

By CIOReview | Wednesday, August 5, 2015

FREMONT, CA: In today’s world people are hard-pressed to make secure transactions. To this end, Entrust Datacard endeavors to make valuable transactions more reliable. The company has recently received MasterCard Emerging Payments Support Accreditation (MEPSA program) in the Technical Support Issuer program category.

Entrust Datacard, a provider of training, consultative technical support, and business information to companies implementing smart card issuance programs,  will now provide technical and product support to MasterCard issuers before and during project implementation. The company conducts EMV and smart card workshops and training for its customers, providing strategic and technical roadmaps for EMV migration, specifically for the timetable on the adoption of M/Chip Advance, a latest version of the MasterCard M/Chip product family that provides enhanced and innovative functionality for issuers around the world.

 “We are very pleased that MasterCard has recognized Entrust Datacard’s expertise in providing technical support to issuers,” says, Ray Wizbowski, Vice President, Financial Vertical Marketing, Entrust Datacard. “This accreditation, combined with our chip validation program, builds upon our ability to offer issuers complete end-to-end support for smart card programs, including all MasterCard M/Chip programs.”