Publications in the press

Playing Four Hands - the interview of the CEO of NovaCard JSC, Vladimir Krupnov for "Cards' World" journal - #10, 2013
One of the major trends on the Russian payment market in 2013 is the growing number of convergent payment projects

The Market Must be Minded to Use NFC - the article by Mikhail Tatarenkov, the Head of Convergent Projects for “Cards' World” journal - #9, 2013

NFC: Security is above all - Vadim Ustinov, the Commercial Director
Vladimir Ustinov, the Commercial Director of JSC NovaCard: As of today we can state at once that there is a certain interest to the technology Near Field Communication (NFC) in Russia. The idea to use a telephone as a contactless smart-card has its own adherents as well as opponents. Considerable arguments become the norm among the specialists, the main matter of their dispute is whether the benefits from the convenience of use exceed the risks, arising in the emulation of a payment card into the telephone. Both parties have enough number of arguments to represent their position.

NFC simply about complicated: approaches to the data safety of the participants of NFC-ecosystem - the interview of the IT-Director of NovaCard, Alexey Kovalev for "Cards' World" journal - #3, 2013
This article is devoted to several aspects of NFC UICC-cards structure which are related to data safety. The article must be interesting to the banks, first of all, which are one of the most important participants of NFC-ecosystem. The telecommunication operators can find there the principles which will able to provide them with comfort and secure conditions of data co-existence of different participants on NFC UICC-card.

Contactless revolution on the payment market

On the 14th of March in Ekaterinburg a conference, dedicated to the development of contactless payments took place.This event, being organized by the Association of Regional Banks of Russia (ARB), gathered representatives of banks, International payment systems, mobile operators & IT-companies.