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The Secure Remote Payment Council is dedicated to the growth, development and market adoption of debit based internet eCommerce, emerging eCommerce payment types, and mobile channel payment methods that meet or exceed the security standards for pinned based card present payments. The Council accomplishes this by encouraging and supporting those activities that accelerate the implementation, adoption and promotion of these payments.


SECURE REMOTE PAYMENT COUNCIL PUBLISHES THIRD POSITION PAPER IN SERIES ON TRANSACTION SECURITY

 Alert: SRPc Forms Authentication Work Group

August 13, 2015  The Secure Remote Payment Council (SRPc) today issued a press release announcing the publication of a white paper which tackles some of the issues related to tokenization, and challenges conventional thinking about the safety and security of token vaults.  This third paper on the topic of tokenization recommends a federated approach for developing tokenization standards, modeled like the ANSI and ISO standards organizations. In addition, the paper recommends the use of a hardware encryption standards and algorithms, such as AES and Triple DES, coupled with a distributed token vault solution, to ensure a robust, defensible security architecture for tokenization. 

To see the Press Release, click here (PDF)

To see the Position Paper, click here (PDF)



Alert: SRPc Forms Authentication Work Group

The Secure Remote Payment Council (SRPc) today issued a press release that announced the formation of the SRPc Authentication Work Group, whose mission is to collect, evaluate and comment upon common ideas, statements and positions promulgated in the payments industry related to transaction security.  In addition, the Work Group has released its first position paper which focuses on the ideal attributes of authentication methods and the need for more industry collaboration with regards to these methods.

To see the Press Release, click here (PDF)
To see the Position Paper, click here (PDF)


 SRPc Releases Second Position Statement on Tokenization

SRPc Releases Second Position Statement on Tokenization

The SRPc has released a second position statement on tokenization. In the new statement, the SRPc focuses on the use of tokens in the Apple Pay deployment. As in our previous statement, it calls on the industry to come together to develop an open, consensus tokenization standard that ensures that all stakeholders participate in a solution that is equitable, safeguards competition and encourages innovation. We welcome any comments you may have.

Please email them to Info@SecureRemotePaymentCouncil.org.

Read the full Position Statement PDF here



SRPc Releases Position Statement on Tokenization

The SRPc has released a position statement on tokenization.  In the statement, the SRPc calls on the industry to come together to develop an open, consensus tokenization standard that ensures that all stakeholders participate in a solution that is equitable, safeguards competition and encourages innovation.  We welcome any comments you may have.  Please email them to Info@SecureRemotePaymentCouncil.org.

Read the full Position Statement PDF here


SRPc Chip and PIN Workgroup Adopts Common US Debit AID

The Secure Remote Payment Council (SRPc) today announced that the ten debit network members of its Chip and PIN Workgroup have agreed to adopt a common U.S. debit application identifier (AID).

Read the full Press Release here


Open Letter on EMV

The Secure Remote Payment Council has updated its commentary on ongoing developments regarding EMV deployment for debit transactions in the US.  Its new open letter calls for the adoption of a Common US Debit AID with appropriate governance parity by all debit networks.  It describes why this approach is best for all stakeholders and asks all networks to move to this solution.  We welcome any comments you may have.  Please email them to Info@SecureRemotePaymentCouncil.org

Read the full Press Release here


The Secure Remote Payment Council (SRPc) announces the formation of a working group to define and adopt a POS and ATM solution for chip and PIN acceptance for PIN debit networks.  The goal of this collaborative effort is to provide interoperable adoption of chip and PIN debit payments to the industry, while supporting innovation, choice, and the proven track record of PIN security in reducing payment fraud.  The working group includes leading PIN debit networks STAR®, SHAZAM®, PULSE®, NYCE®, AFFN®, ACCEL/Exchange®, ATH®, Credit Union 24®, CO-OP Financial Services® and Jeanie®.

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EMV

There has been much talk of late in the payments industry regarding EMV deployment in the U.S.  There are some peculiar aspects of the U.S. market that make it different from the rest of the world.  One of those relates to the market composition of payments networks besides the major card brands.  The Secure Remote Payment Council (SRPc) has announced the publication of an open letter that asks the industry to come together to discuss deployment aspects of EMV so that all market participants can compete in an equitable manner.  We welcome any comments you may have.  Please email them to Info@SecureRemotePaymentCouncil.org.

Download the Open Letter on EMV PDF


Chicago Fed

Improving security for remote payments

Given the growing popularity of e-commerce and m-commerce over the past few years, remote payments have become commonplace. Unfortunately, remote payments fraud has grown in response. On September 26, 2011, the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago and the Secure Remote Payment Council (SRPc) co-hosted a symposium to discuss strategies that help reduce such forms of fraud.

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New White Paper

SRPc White PaperThe Secure Remote Payment Council (SRPc) has announced the publication of a white paper on the work of its Remote Payments Roadmap Task Force. The white paper’s purpose is to improve the non-Face to Face (nF2F) payments infrastructure so that consumer confidence and security can be on par with that of PIN debit POS in the physical world.

Download the full Press Release.

To request the 32 page White Paper PDF, please fill in the Contact Us form and the SRPc will deliver it via email.



Council Membership is open to any entity that does business in the internet eCommerce and mobile channel payments areas. Common types of these companies include:

  • Merchants
  • Financial Institutions
  • Merchant Processors
  • Issuer Processors
  • Payment Brand Companies
  • Payments Authentication Hardware Providers
  • Payments Authentication Software Providers
  • Payments Consultants

Key Activities to Accomplish Mission:

  • Facilitation of the identification and implementation of data and tools that reduce fraud, and improve identification and location of those perpetrating it;
  • Providing a venue for the introduction of new eCommerce payment initiation solutions and a standardized process for their validation;
  • Providing tools and resources necessary for increasing knowledge;
  • Promoting best practices for service providers;
  • Providing networking opportunities for industry participants;
  • Educating Policymakers, Regulators and Law Enforcement on the benefits of these payments.

To learn more about Secure Remote Payment Council membership, please contact us via email at Info@SecureRemotePaymentCouncil.org or by phone at (201) 775-4960. We look forward to hearing from you! 




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