[Skunkworks] Debit/credit card Pin printing

Collins Areba arebacollins at gmail.com
Fri Dec 16 12:52:53 EAT 2016


That's an oxymoron Calvin.  Printed pass code for safety and
confidentiality ?

On 16 Dec 2016 12:51, "Calvin Omari via skunkworks" <
skunkworks at lists.my.co.ke> wrote:

> Thank you!
> We have used the above option but seems we need to give hard copy but with
> security and confidentiality
>
> Regards
> Calvin
>
> On Fri, 16 Dec 2016 12:43 pm Brian Echesa, <bechesa at gmail.com> wrote:
>
>> They are going paperless
>>
>> On Fri, Dec 16, 2016 at 12:41 PM, Peter Karunyu <pkarunyu at gmail.com>
>> wrote:
>>
>> Recently when I went to pick my new ATM card, they inserted it into that
>> handheld machine you normally see at supermarkets used for paying with
>> credit card, and asked me to input my PIN of choice.
>>
>>
>>
>> On Fri, Dec 16, 2016 at 12:28 PM, Calvin Omari via skunkworks <
>> skunkworks at lists.my.co.ke> wrote:
>>
>> Thank you Brian
>>
>> Regards
>> Calvin
>>
>> On Fri, Dec 16, 2016 at 12:27 PM, Brian Echesa <bechesa at gmail.com> wrote:
>>
>> Hi Calvin,
>>
>> They use a dot matrix printer that is  connected to a special device
>> called a HSM
>> <https://www.thales-esecurity.com/products-and-services/products-and-services/hardware-security-modules/payment-hsms/payshield-9000>....
>>   The HSM has an API for creating the pin numbers so when you call the API
>> with correct parameters the HSM printers the pin number on the paper (ATM
>> pin mailer <http://devharshinfotech.com/pin-mailer/>) ...
>>
>>
>>
>>
>> On Fri, Dec 16, 2016 at 11:56 AM, Calvin Omari via skunkworks <
>> skunkworks at lists.my.co.ke> wrote:
>>
>> Hello Good People,
>>
>> I would like to know how banks print their pins for credit or debit card,
>> the pins that come out with a paper that is sealed and blacked out from the
>> outside to avoid viewing of the pin,
>>
>> I would like to know how this is done whether a special printer/software
>> or process is used as I would like to implement them in another module (not
>> debit or credit card, just issuing of PINS to some group of users)
>>
>> With Kind Regards
>>
>> --
>> Calvin Omari
>> ITIL ® Expert, Prince 2 ®, MSP ®
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>>
>> Brian
>>
>>
>>
>>
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