The Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Serbia (CCIS) has just joined the European ATM Security Team (EAST) as the National Member for Serbia.
CCIS will be represented at EAST by its ‘Forum for the Prevention of Card Fraud’. While EAST is focussed on the Single Euro Payments Area (SEPA), CCIS will participate as a non-SEPA member.
The Forum members are payment card issuers and acquirers, as well as representatives from Third Party Processors (TPPs), and all of them deal with many brands such as VISA, MasterCard, AmEx, Diners Club/Discover and DinaCard. One of the unique characteristics of the Forum is that, in addition to the private sector representatives, there are also representatives from the Public Prosecution and Police Departments, as well as from The National Bank of Serbia.
EAST has national representation from the following 26 European countries: Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Liechtenstein, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Norway, Malta, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, United Kingdom. EAST is still seeking national representative members from: Estonia, Iceland, Latvia, Lithuania, and Slovenia.
Canada, Russia, Serbia, South Africa and Ukraine are represented at EAST as non-SEPA members and EAST is seeking to establish links with parties in any country, able to share national incident and loss statistics for ATM related fraud and physical attacks.