September 2016 Training and Certification Quarterly Newsletter

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Welcome to the Smart Card Alliance Training and Certification newsletter, a quarterly update distributed to members of the Smart Card Alliance Leadership, Education and Advancement Program (LEAP), CSEIP and CSCIP recipients. Please visit the LEAP, CSCIPCSEIP portions of our website for news and updates. Thank you for your membership and interest, and please email us with any suggestions for future content.

ASIS and PSP Credentials for CSEIP Professionals

Register for upcoming CSCIP training sessions in September, November and December. CSCIP is the smart card industry’s only standardized certification program that recognizes professionals who possess advanced levels of smart card industry knowledge and experience. Leadership, Education, and Advancement Program (LEAP) members who wish to achieve certification as experts in smart card technology may do so at any time. For more information on the training programs, visithttp://www.securetechalliance.org/activities-education-and-certification-programs/.

Breaking down CSCIP Certifications

  • CSCIP – a program that recognizes professionals who undergo training to gain advanced levels of technical knowledge and understanding of usage models for the smart card industry, and is the smart card industry’s only standardized certification program
  • CSCIP/Payments – an extension of CSCIP training that recognizes professionals who undergo training to gain advanced knowledge of payments usage models for the smart card industry
  • CSCIP/Government – an extension of CSCIP training that recognizes professionals who undergo training to gain advanced knowledge of government-related identity and security usage models for the smart card industry

The Smart Card Alliance National Center for Advanced Payments and Identity Security now has a dedicated website that lists in-person training and educational events including certification training, workshops, symposia and other programs. The facility was established by the Smart Card Alliance to provide a permanent, high-end facility for in-person training and educational events to help industry stakeholders better secure payments and identity applications. The National Center provides an ideal venue for workshops, courses, briefings and symposiums for the Smart Card Alliance and its 200-plus member companies as well as other industry stakeholders. At the National Center’s hands-on interactive lab, ongoing training and certification testing programs help educate new generations of payment and identity professionals. Located at 2900 Crystal Drive in Arlington, VA, it’s less than one mile Reagan National Airport, walking distance to a Metro stop, and just minutes from the Capital Beltway and downtown Washington, DC. Unless otherwise noted on the site, all training programs will take place at the National Center.

CSCIP Training (including CSCIP/Government and CSCIP/Payments)

Register for upcoming CSCIP training sessions in September, November and December. CSCIP is the smart card industry’s only standardized certification program that recognizes professionals who possess advanced levels of smart card industry knowledge and experience. Leadership, Education, and Advancement Program (LEAP) members who wish to achieve certification as experts in smart card technology may do so at any time. For more information on the training programs, visithttp://www.securetechalliance.org/activities-education-and-certification-programs/.

Breaking down CSCIP Certifications

  • CSCIP – a program that recognizes professionals who undergo training to gain advanced levels of technical knowledge and understanding of usage models for the smart card industry, and is the smart card industry’s only standardized certification program
  • CSCIP/Payments – an extension of CSCIP training that recognizes professionals who undergo training to gain advanced knowledge of payments usage models for the smart card industry
  • CSCIP/Government – an extension of CSCIP training that recognizes professionals who undergo training to gain advanced knowledge of government-related identity and security usage models for the smart card industry

Registration Open for EMV Chargeback Best Practices Webinar

The U.S. Payments Forum has scheduled a webinar, EMV Chargeback Best Practices, on Wednesday, Sept. 7, 2016, at 2pm ET/11am PT. The webinar will focus on the appropriate treatment and mitigation of both counterfeit and lost/stolen chip liability shift chargebacks occurring after the liability shift dates for contact chip cards used in attended transactions, and will discuss:

  • Issuer best practices for authorization and managing disputes
  • Merchant best practices for obtaining an authorization response and avoiding chargebacks – both for merchants who are chip-enabled and those who are not yet chip-enabled
  • Merchant and acquirer best practices for disputing and mitigating chargebacks

Webinar presenters are: Steven Cole, Vantiv; Brandon Cranford, Woodforest National Bank; Simon Hurry, Visa Inc.; Randy Vanderhoof, U.S. Payments Forum; Doug Whiteside, MasterCard.

Registration is available for the webinar at https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/1138028996101680643.

This webinar is open to the public, so please pass the invitation to your colleagues and contacts.

New Educational Resources Available

We encourage you to take a look at the many Smart Card Alliance and U.S. Payments Forum (formerly the EMV Migration Forum) educational resources available to you, including resources exclusively available for LEAP members, CSCIP recipients and CSEIP recipients.

Welcome New Certification Recipients

Congratulations to the following individuals who recently received their certification credentials.

CSCIP/Government

  • Frank Luo, UL
  • John Aranha, XTec Incorporated*
  • Jeffrey Poulson, XTec Incorporated*

CSCIP/Payments

  • Srinivasa Chigurupati, Capital One Bank
  • Ximena Azcuy, Discover Financial Services*
  • Leigh Garner, Discover Financial Services*
  • Tracey Harrington, Discover Financial Services*
  • Kenny Lage, Discover Financial Services*
  • Krishna Mohan, Discover Financial Services*
  • Iniyan Seerangapattan Sampath, Discover Financial Services*
  • Itzamna Vilchis, Discover Financial Services*
  • Daniel Willis, Discover Financial Services*
  • Vijay Kumar Soni, Discover Financial Services*
  • Honore Afene, UL*
  • Chin-Hwang Chen, UL*
  • Jaison Jacob, UL*
  • Dinesh Babu Kolavennu, UL*
  • Margaret Liu, UL*
  • Frank Luo, UL*
  • Naisha Mack, UL*
  • Asim Patra, UL*
  • Manish Raje, UL*
  • Felipe Riso Bezerra Leite, UL*
  • Bart van Hoek, UL*
*Denotes corporate exam

CSEIP

  • Sean Hernandez, Identiv
  • Larry Lillard, RFI Enterprise, Inc.
  • Rodney Rourk, Department of the Navy, Space and Naval Warfare Systems Center Atlantic

See Who Is Certified

View the complete list of CSCIP and CSEIP members. You can sort the list by individual name, company name, or date of certification.

CSEIP Training

Register for upcoming CSEIP training sessions in October and November, which provide systems engineers with the necessary training to demonstrate their ability to efficiently and effectively implement PKI and federal ICAM architectures for E-PACS and meet all federal requirements.Learn about registration and details.

Promote Your Certification

If you have a CSCIP or CSEIP designation, be sure to promote your certification in your signature in all of your email and hard copy correspondence, as well as on business cards and letterhead. If you need a copy of a specific logo credential, please email Shelbey Votapek to request one.


About This Newsletter

“Training and Certification News” is a quarterly publication for members of the Smart Card Alliance Leadership, Education and Advancement Program (LEAP) and CSCIP and CSEIP recipients. LEAP is an online, members-only organization for smart card professionals that advances education and professional development. The CSCIP and CSEIP programs are Smart Card Alliance training and certification programs for industry professionals. We encourage you to visit the dedicated LEAP, CSCIP and CSEIP sections of our website for news and updates. Thank you for your membership and interest, and please email us with any suggestions for future content.

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