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ETA Announces Data Breach Summit at TRANSACT 14: Powered by ETA

Summit will leverage industry insight from leading payments innovators, cyber-security heavyweights, large merchants and top federal regulators

WASHINGTON, Feb. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Electronic Transactions Association (ETA), the global trade association representing the payments technology world, announced today the addition of a Data Breach Summit at TRANSACT 14, the world's premier payments technology event. ETA has ramped up its cybersecurity and fraud programs in light of the large data breaches of major retailers, and TRANSACT 14 will provide attendees with the tools to prevent future breaches and protect consumer data. TRANSACT 14 takes place April 8 – 10, 2014 at the Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas, and registration is open now at www.transact14.com.

"Every business in the payments industry is impacted by the recent data breaches.  TRANSACT 14 is your first, best and only opportunity to arm yourself with the knowledge to thwart attacks, confront vulnerability and reaffirm the value of your services, " said Jason Oxman, CEO of ETA. "The addition of the Data Breach Summit provides an unparalleled platform for payments technology leaders to engage in dialogue on real-world solutions protecting our interests and those of the customers we serve."

Industry innovators, security specialists and top federal regulators will bring attendees up to speed on how to avert risk, address breaches, and meet the evolving regulatory landscape.  Highlights include:

  • Fraud Trends for Merchants and Payment Pros
  • EMV, Encryption, Tokenization, Mobile Security
  • Cyber Attacks, Data Breaches
  • Target Aftermath:  Can Merchants, Payment Companies, and Consumers Work Together to Prevent the Next Breach?
  • A Sold-Out Exhibit Floor With Products Demonstrating The Latest In Network Security And Mobile Technology

TRANSACT 14 offers 3 full days of programming designed to showcase technical innovations in payments, provide ramp-up training for those new to payments, and set a stage for networking and partnerships. This year's program features a newly expanded selection of educational opportunities, 7 event tracks, speakers from the world's top payments and technology companies, a sold-out exhibit floor with increased hours and unlimited opportunities for industry connectivity.  Culminating in the biggest networking party in payments, the TRANSACT Party at the Shark Reef Aquarium at Mandalay Bay, TRANSACT is where the world's payments industry leaders and innovators come together.

For more information about TRANSACT or to register today, visit www.electran.org/transact14. For media inquiries, contact Meghan Cieslak at 202-677-7406, or meghan.cieslak@electran.org.

About ETA
As the only organization leading and representing the payments technology industry, ETA offers cutting edge news and information, facilitates business connections and growth, provides a standard of industry certification, and advocates on issues critical to their members' success. ETA's more than 500 members represent over $4 trillion in annual payments processed in the U.S.

Contact:
Meghan Cieslak
202.677.7406
meghan.cieslak@electran.org

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