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NCR Offers the latest in EMV payment security with Counterpoint update

Retailers using Counterpoint are now able to further protect shoppers against fraudulent card usage

DULUTH, Ga. – June 28, 2016 - NCR, the global leader in consumer transaction technologies, announced today the release of NCR Counterpoint 8.4.6.17 which will provide merchants with EMV capabilities.

NCR Counterpoint Version 8.4.6.17 is the general release of EMV capability for retailers who use Worldpay/NCR Merchant Services, TSYS, and FDMS North for processing. When used along with NCR Secure Pay’s tokenization and point-to-point encryption capabilities, retailers are able to provide a very high level of payment security, protecting both shoppers and the retailer.

“EMV is a complicated process, requiring sophisticated cooperation and technology that must work together in a matter of seconds to securely identify and confirm the authenticity of a card and the cardholder’s good credit,” said Barry Moomaw, director, NCR Retail. “At NCR, we are committed to helping our partners, merchants, and our merchant’s customers successfully navigate the change to EMV.”

By taking advantage of NCR Counterpoint and NCR Secure Pay’s EMV capabilities, retailers can further protect shoppers against fraudulent card usage. Additionally, they can combine the security of EMV with NCR Secure Pay’s point-to-point encryption and tokenization capabilities, providing a very high level of payment security for both shoppers and retailers.

Built for retailers of all sizes, whether they have just one or hundreds of locations, NCR Counterpoint is a fully integrated retail management system. It offers comprehensive, customized on-demand inventory management, touchscreen point-of-sale, built-in customer loyalty, automated purchasing, and configurable reporting capabilities with multiple levels of security. The unified system also offers the option of adding custom solutions that allow retailers the flexibility to configure implementation to their specific business requirements, providing access to instant data feedback at any level, on any web device.

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About NCR Corporation

NCR Corporation (NYSE: NCR) is the global leader in consumer transaction technologies, turning everyday interactions with businesses into exceptional experiences. With its software, hardware, and portfolio of services, NCR enables more than 550 million transactions daily across retail, financial, travel, hospitality, telecom and technology, and small business. NCR solutions run the everyday transactions that make your life easier.

NCR is headquartered in Duluth, Georgia with over 30,000 employees and does business in 180 countries. NCR is a trademark of NCR Corporation in the United States and other countries.

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