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MRC Announces Keynote Speaker at MRC Vegas 2016

SEATTLE, 2016-01-19 22:08 CET (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --

Today the MRC announced Marc Goodman, global strategist, writer and consultant focused on the profound change technology has on security, business and international affairs, as the main keynote speaker at MRC Vegas 2016 sponsored by PayU, a leading payment service provider with local presence in 16 high-growth markets throughout the world.

Marc Goodman is one of the world’s leading authorities on global security, author ofFuture Crimesand frequent advisor on the risks and opportunities of emerging technologies. He has spent his career diving deep into the digital underground, directing industry leaders, global policy makers and heads of government on transnational cyber risk and intelligence. Speaking to audiences around the world, Goodman provides unique insight into the risks as well as the opportunities associated with newly emerging technologies.

AtMRC Vegas 2016, March 7-10 in the Aria Resort and Casino, Marc Goodman will deliver a compelling presentation on Future Crimes in relation to eCommerce, exploring how everyone is connected, how everyone is vulnerable and how to take charge.

PayU, MRC member and leading payment service provider in emerging markets, is the MRC Vegas 2016 keynote sponsor featuring Marc Goodman. “For PayU, security is of the upmost importance, especially in many of the markets where we operate and it’s important to consider the risks and opportunities related to security solutions moving forward,” stated Arthur van Wijck Jurriaanse, COO, PayU.

MRC Vegas 2016 is the industry’s premiere professional development conference and trade show, offering eCommerce payments and fraud specialists 3 days of education, training and networking. MRC Vegas 2016 provides over 1,500 guests the opportunity to attend focus groups, merchant discussions, payment workshops, MRC Emerging Technology Awards, keynote presentations, and relevant educational sessions detailing digital wallets, account take overs, PCI, EMV, foreign transactions, Bitcoin, chargebacks, alternative payments and much more.View the MRC Vegas 2016 agenda here.

For more information about Marc Goodman, please visit:http://www.prhspeakers.com.

About PayU:

PayU is the leading online payment service provider in emerging markets, dedicated to creating a fast, simple and efficient payment process for merchants and buyers in 16 high growth countries in Asia, Central and Eastern Europe, Latin America, the Middle East and Africa. These markets represent a potential consumer base of over 2.2 billion people. The company has more than 1,400 payment specialists based in these local markets, constantly working to exceed PayU’s 160,000+ merchants and the millions making online payments.

About the MRC:

The MRC is an unbiased global community providing a platform for eCommerce fraud and payments professionals to come together and share information. As a not-for-profit entity, the MRC’s vision is to make commerce safe and profitable everywhere by offering proprietary education, training and networking as well as a forum for timely and relevant discussions. The MRC was launched in 2000 at the start of the eCommerce boom by a small group of industry professionals from leading consumer brands, with the ultimate goal of combating online fraud in the card not present space. Since its inception, the MRC has also added online payments to its portfolio, expanding its presence further into eCommerce.The MRC is headquartered in Seattle, WA.

MEDIA CONTACT: Emma Cloninger
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EMAIL: emma@merchantriskcouncil.org

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