In the last decade, payments made from a mobile device have been multiplied by x10. However, the solutions for merchants to receive these types of payments have not followed the same rate. Why? Simply because mobile payment represents a technical challenge, especially in terms of security. Indeed, smartphones are not all built with security in mind. Their versatility poses a higher risk as more features and functionalities mean more possibilities for a vulnerability to appear and be exploited.
To reinforce security levels around contactless payments on mobile, the Payment Card Industry (PCI) Security Standards Council released in December 2019 a standard called PCI CPoC. To learn more about this certification and how to comply with it, watch our video (15min) that covers :