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What is small business insurance? Here’s what you need to know

Although competition and other market forces may be responsible for many of...

Payments & processing

Credit card processing tips for small businesses

Below are four credit card processing tips for small business owners. Use...

Security

What happens when a company experiences a data breach?

As a customer, your credit card issuer or bank may offer liability protection,...

Mobile

Tap or dip? Are contactless cards safer than chip cards?

In recent years, the payment industry has encouraged customers and businesses to...

Guides

What is PCI compliance?

Payment Card Industry (PCI) compliance refers to the data security standards that...

Ecommerce

How to help detect and prevent merchant account fraud

Credit card fraud continues to rise as criminals develop even more inventive...

Ecommerce

6 best practices for securing your eCommerce website

How eCommerce fraud happens When customers pay for goods or services on...

Security

Minimize security risks with fraud management tools

Fraud management tools have always been important within the payments industry. Yet...

Guides

What is EMV credit card processing?

Short for Europay, Mastercard and Visa, EMV card processing leverages fraud-reducing technology...

Ecommerce

What is a dynamic CVV?

Shopping online or via mobile offers important advantages for consumers and merchants...

Payments & processing

What is credit card skimming?

Credit card skimming is one of the most damaging forms of card-based...

Guides

How to detect in-store credit card fraud

With data security breaches in the news all the time, consumers and...

Ecommerce

How to detect and prevent Account Takeover (ATO) fraud

As more businesses move their operations online, customers are increasingly required to...

Security

How secure are NFC payments?

Short for “near field communication,” NFC allows devices in close proximity to...

Security

Entering your zip code helps prevent credit card fraud

Have you ever used your credit card at a retail store and...

Ecommerce

Is ACH secure?

The Automated Clearing House (ACH) is a federally-regulated electronic network used by banks...

Guides

How does tokenization work?

Tokenization is one of the most popular security measures that merchants, payment processors,...

Payments & processing

What is Point-to-Point Encryption (P2PE)?

Point-to-point encryption (P2PE) is an advanced security tool that helps protect the...

Minority-owned

Mobile deposits carry higher fraud risk

Depositing checks has evolved over the years. Self-service ATMs removed the need...

Minority-owned

How does Apple Pay® compare to EMV® (chip & PIN)?

Credit card fraud continues to rise, and data breaches are more common....

Biz ops

Improving cybersecurity

While big companies have teams to help them recover, 60% of merchants...

Security

4 ways you can improve your cyber security now

Make no mistake about it, small businesses are squarely in the crosshairs...

Security

2FA: What it is & why it’s crucial for merchant security

Small businesses are prime targets for average hackers looking to score valuable...

Loyalty

How to reduce loyalty program fraud

“Gaming” a loyalty program? Believe it or not, it happens. But there...

Biz ops

Are you controlling for these 10 small business risks?

Roughly 20% of small businesses fail in their first year of operation,...

Staffing

5 types of restaurant employee theft, and how to prevent them

Employee theft is a major problem in the restaurant industry. From unlicensed...

Payments & processing

Clover clocks in at less than three seconds for EMV transactions

Let’s face it. EMV hasn’t been easy. This week marks the one-year...

Security

Data breaches: How safe is your business? (Part I)

The headlines are increasingly filled with data breaches at some of the...

Payments & processing

Protect yourself: PCI, EMV, and You

This post will give you a quick glimpse into what you need...

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