Top 5 Security and PCI Compliance Practices for Small Merchants

January 1, 2015 marked the official date that PCI DSS 3.0 became mandatory for merchants. There have been numerous articles speculating how this will impact merchants' success at passingtrue

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7 PCI Compliance Mistakes and an FAQ Available for Download

Merchants accepting credit/debit cards for payment are required to become compliant with the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standards (PCI DSS). It is YOUR responsibility, as a merchanttrue

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The Pros & Cons of NFC Technology in Payment Card Processing

Near field communications technology refers to the wireless technology that replaces Bluetooth and securely transfers data between 2 devices that are in very close proximity using radio waves. Ittrue

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Back to Basics: P2PE Tutorial

This is the first in our Back to Basics blog series. Monthly, we will deliver a blog post that is meant to take a step back and look at the basic definition of terminology commonly used in thetrue
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3 Credit Card Security Questions You Must Ask Your Payment Processor

Do you remember the magic eight ball as a kid?  Does he/she like me? "It is decidedly so!"  Will I pass my exam next week?  "Ask again later." Will the Browns win the Superbowl?  "Outlook not sotrue

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3 Key Benefits of Tokenization

Before jumping into the benefits of tokenization, let me explain to you a bit about what is tokenization and why it is important.

Tokenization for your payment card processing technology removestrue

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9 of Apple Pay's Major Weaknesses

An article was published this week by Payments Source Media that certainly got our attention and we wanted to share with our subscribers.  There is a great deal of interest among consumers,true

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8 (+1) Amazing Benefits of Recurring Billing

Should you charge one yearly sum, monthly, or even more frequent than that? Ultimately, you have to make that decision for yourself. But in general, recurring billing works better for businessestrue

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A Discussion on Security: Is EMV Enough?

Don’t get intimidated by this new “EMV” term. It’s actually pretty simple to understand – even if you’re not a techie or an intellectual type. EMV is a fancy jargon term that describes a newtrue

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How to Increase Profit Margins with Surcharging

For some businesses and industries, adding credit card surcharges to purchases can prove to be a huge help to the bottom line of that business.  Regulated merchants with already low profittrue

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