How to Become a Solid Online Pizza Business

Simply posting an Internet storefront isn't enough to satisfy consumers. Success of an online presence relies on a creative mix that features secure transactions, sales tools, mobile apps and social media integration.

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Why now is the time to upgrade your POS system

Systems should have mobile and online integrations, loyalty, security enhancements and reporting functionality.

Why tablets deserve a spot on your restaurant's technology menu

Restaurants are interested in adoption for a variety of purposes, including running their point-of-sale system in store, implementing self-serve ordering stations, and promoting loyalty program sign ups.

Feds charge a suspected major cyber thief

Everyone in retail can breathe a little easier today knowing that federal authorities have charged David Benjamin Schrooten, or as he is known in cyber space “Foretezza,” with multiple counts of credit card theft.  Allegedly, Schrooten, who is a Dutch national, and his U.S. accomplice, Christopher A.

NRA 2012: PCI compliance

Jessica Welsh, marketing communications manager at VendorSafe, discusses the issue of PCI compliance for the restaurant industry during the 2012 NRA Show in Chicago.

How many people does it take to process a credit card?

I know this sounds like the old joke about a light bulb or a chicken crossing the road, but the way some restaurants operate, the joke is on them. There are many restaurants that have their servers pick up checks...

Could your restaurant survive a 15% decrease in business?

The question we field more than any other when talking to small merchants is, “Who is making me become PCI compliant?” The answer is too complicated to simply point at one entity and say, “It’s this guy, right here.” In...

CETW: ExaDigm's mobile POS system

ExaDigm's David Graybeal discusses the connectivity and PCI compliance of the NX2200 mobile POS system, suitable for retail and foodservice applications.

Fast Casual Executive Summit: Staying in line with PCI

Brad Cyprus, from Vendor Safe Technologies, and Jeremy Gibeault, of Firehouse Subs, share take-aways from their Fast Casual Executive Summit session on the importance and strategies of PCI compliance.

The dangers of PCI tunnel vision

The Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI) is an excellent set of security requirements with which all of the major Credit Card companies expect merchants to comply. It includes technological, operational, and physical security measures designed to keep credit cards secure.

What Visa's EMC annoucement means

Visa has shaken many U.S. businesses with its latest announcement declaring that it’s moving to EMV chip-based technology, which will replace the magnetic strips used on most U.S.

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NEWS


New PCI guidelines will go live Jan. 1, 2014

The PCI Security Standards Council, an open, global forum for the development of payment card security standards, has published version 3.0 of the PCI Data Security Standard and the Payment Application Data Security Standard. The new standards and a detailed...

NCR adds mobile payment component to POS software

NCR Corporation announced the launch of NCR Aloha Mobile, an extension of the NCR Aloha Table Service point-of-sale (POS) software. According to a release, Aloha Mobile allows restaurants to easily and securely deploy mobile technology for tableside ordering and payment....

Revention's online ordering solution receives Level 1 PCI-DSS certification

Revention announced today that its online ordering solution, HungerRush, is now officially registered with Level 1 PCI Data Security Standard certification. Restaurant online ordering and mobile app ordering are growing trends that indicate PCI (Payment Card Industry) compliancy is more...

EarthLink, ANX launch managed PCI compliance solution

EarthLink Inc., an IT and communications provider, and ANXeBusiness Corp., a provider of compliance solutions, have partnered to launch a PCI Compliance Solution with the PCI compliance validation tools needed to meet Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard requirements, Greg...

Revel announces EMV and PCI compatibility

Revel Systems today announced that its iPad POS system now provides EMV compatibility in preparation for upcoming deadlines for EMV certification and PCI compliance. With credit card fraud on the rise and standards set to change over the next few...

Embed adds Revention POS for expanding pizza business

Embed, a provider of cashless payment and revenue management systems for the amusement and family entertainment industry, has partnered with Revention as a POS provider for its growing base of pizza-anchored locations. Embed is currently installed at more than 1,000...

PCI webinar discusses reputation management, systemwide compliance

The enforcement of PCI compliance can be difficult for franchisors to navigate who are looking to establish cooperation across their franchise system. In the webinar, "How much is your brand reputation worth? The cost of PCI compliance," presented by FastCasual.com...

Heartland Payment Systems launches SmartLink for restaurants

Heartland Payment Systems has launched its SmartLink for Restaurants, a managed network service that provides secure, high-speed transport of card transaction data and back office information. SmartLink for Restaurants is designed to let restaurateurs break free of IT chores and...

Vendor Safe webinar to focus on PCI Compliance

A new webinar from FastCasual.com and VendorSafe Technologies will focus on the financial implications restaurant operators could face by not maintaining PCI Compliance. The webinar, How much is your brand reputation worth? The cost of PCI compliance, will be held May 15 at 2 p.m.

SpeedLine 6.3 validated for PCI compliance

Pizza restaurant point of sale software developer SpeedLine Solutions Inc., announced the PA-DSS validation of its latest release, SpeedLine 6.3, by the PCI Security Standards Council. "One of our commitments to the restaurant companies that use our products is to...

NEXTEP launches self-service platform for foodservice industry

NEXTEP Systems, a provider of customer self-service ordering technology, has launched its Foundation5 foodservice technology platform. Foundation5 provides foodservice operators with a single vendor solution for operating high-volume restaurant concepts, the company said. Historically, restaurants only required cash registers or...

SpeedLine releases updated POS

A new release of SpeedLine 6.3 is now available, offering flexibility and scalability for restaurants' POS implementations. Rather than forcing chains to adapt their operations to the POS, SpeedLine 6.3 offers flexible options for everything from menu design and system...

Restaurant data breach highlights vulnerabilities

The payment-card data breach at a Margarita's restaurant in Huntsville, Texas, is shedding further light on the vulnerability restaurants face from debit- and credit-card hackers. Investigators do not believe any of the employees were involved in the breach that impacted...

VendorSafe announces scalable PCI-compliance solution

VendorSafe Technologies, a provider of Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) compliant solutions, has announced its proactive scalable approach to network security. A 2010 survey by the National Retail Federation and First Data Corp. of small- and medium- size retailers in the U.S.

Retail Customer Experience publishes comprehensive guide to PCI DSS compliance

Retail Customer Experience has announced the publication of "Understanding PCI DSS and Payment Card Security," a comprehensive guide to card payment security. The report lays out the 12 requirements for compliance with the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI...

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