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Heartland Completes First Step in End-to-End Encryption




Heartland Completes First Step in End-to-End Encryption
Heartland Completes First Step in End-to-End Encryption



http://www.cutimes.com/News/2009/6/Pages/Heartland-Completes-First-Step-in-EndtoEnd-Encryption-.aspx 

By David Morrison
Credit Union Times
6/30/2009

Heartland Payment Systems, the card processor whose 2008 security breach 
may have compromised the most card data ever, announced it has completed 
the first step in developing end-to-end encryption.

Since Heartland experienced its breach, which is still the subject of 
litigation, the company has been aggressive in developing end-to-end 
encryption protocol.

The first step transmitted the most highly encrypted card data from a 
point-of-sale terminal the company developed through to its card 
processing platform.

"Yesterday's transactions involved a Texas-based merchant and multiple 
credit card, prepaid and signature debit card transactions testing each 
of the major card brands," explained Heartland CEO Robert Carr.

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