EPTF holds Second Meeting

The Second Meeting of the EAST Payments Task Force (EPTF) took place on Tuesday 21st November 2017 at the Banking & Payments Federation Ireland (BPFI) in Dublin.

The EPTF is a specialist task force that discusses security issues affecting the payments industry and that gathers, collates and disseminates related information, trends and general statistics.

The meeting was chaired by Mr Rui Carvalho and was attended by key representatives from Card Issuers, Law Enforcement, Payment Processors, Payment Providers and Solution Providers.

Presentations were given by BANCOMAT S.p.A, Europol, PayLifeSAS, Sistema 4BSquare, US Secret Service.

The Group, which meets twice a year, adds value to the payments industry by using the unique and extensive EAST National Member platform and Associate Member network to provide information and outputs that are not currently available elsewhere.  EAST National Members represent 36 countries and outputs from the group are presented to National Member Meetings.  There are 191 EAST Associate Member Organisations from 52 countries and territories.