EMV — which stands for Europay, MasterCard and Visa — is a global standard for cards equipped with computer chips and the technology used to authenticate chip-card transactions.
EMV Chip Card is intended to provide better fraud protection. At this time, only about 120 million in the US actually have the new chipped card. With all this new fraud protection, the target will eventually be online charges. Be aware…
Those new credit cards with anti-fraud chips are coming — really. But according to a survey commissioned by the payments company ACI Worldwide, nearly three in five U.S. consumers with one or more credit or debit cards reported they hadn’t yet received a new chip-enabled card. www.nerdwallet.com
Do You Use Regions Bank? The Regions Visa Credit Card has always provided a secure, convenient and reliable way for you to manage your finances. Now, with the addition of chip technology, Regions Credit Cards include additional security and can be accepted at chip-enabled terminals worldwide. Chip technology is now a built-in feature to your Regions Visa Credit Card and there’s nothing you need to do differently in order to start using your new chip-enabled card.
How to order a Chip Card – contact your local branch or call 1-800-253-2265.