The 22nd Meeting of the EAST Expert Group on All Terminal Fraud (EGAF) took place on Wednesday 20th January 2021. Due to the Covid-19 situation, it was conducted as a virtual meeting and was chaired by Otto de Jong of ING Bank.
The meeting was attended by 29 key representatives from Terminal Deployers, Terminal Vendors, Networks, Card Schemes, Security Equipment and Software Vendors, Law Enforcement and Forensic Analysts.
EAST EGAF, which meets three times a year in advance of each of the meetings of EAST National and Global Members, enables in-depth and technical discussion to take place on Logical and Malware attacks, Card Data Compromise and other issues relating to terminal fraud.
Experts from the following organisations also contributed to the meeting: AXEPTA – BNP Paribas, Bits A/S, BVK, Cardtronics, Cennox, Damage Control, Dutch Payments Association, Group-IB, GMV, Mastercard, NatWest Group, NCR, PSA, KAL, TietoEVRY, TMD Security, and TrendMicro.
In addition EAST EGAF generates EAST Fraud Alerts for all EAST Members (National, Global and Associate). In total 256 EAST Fraud Alerts have been issued as can be seen in the table below.