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Paying with your mobile device is one of the best digital initiatives out there. Many merchants have been hesitant about mobile payments, but with the EMV compliance mandate at our doorstep in the U.S., the time for business owners to put out the “open” sign for mobile payments is now.
It is our concern that merchants have not been properly educated about these changes, and it will be a rude awakening when they discover that they are required to implement them.
Recently, with the need to focus on Big Data, compliance initiatives (such as PCI, HIPPA, or SOX), and data security, the CIO has been elevated in status.
Systems should have mobile and online integrations, loyalty, security enhancements and reporting functionality.
The Council’s five founding global payment brands have agreed to incorporate the PCI DSS as the technical requirements of each of their data security compliance programs.
Why should you, as a merchant, comply with the PCI Security Standards? At first glance, especially if you are a smaller organization, it may seem like a lot of effort, and confusing to boot. But not only is compliance becoming...
Square strives to make financial transactions simple enough so that the average person on the street can participate.
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.
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.
Jessica Welsh, marketing communications manager at VendorSafe, discusses the issue of PCI compliance for the restaurant industry during the 2012 NRA Show in Chicago.
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...
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...
ExaDigm's David Graybeal discusses the connectivity and PCI compliance of the NX2200 mobile POS system, suitable for retail and foodservice applications.
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 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.
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.
When the PCI standard talks about remote access, it is referring to connecting to a computer when you are on another network. A typical example would be if you were at home, and you connected to your back-office server to...
In 2004, when PCI (Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard) first came out, there was almost no guidance available. Jump ahead to today, and you can find numerous suggestions online and from the PCI Security Standards Council on how you...
As fraud-related incidents increase within the restaurant industry, secure practices limit risk and improve operational efficiencies.
Ensure the right balance of these components, and you will produce a payments security mindset that will become part of your operation's DNA.
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