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What is PCI compliance?

Payment Card Industry (PCI) compliance refers to a security standard designed to...

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Minimize security risks with fraud management tools

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

Payments & processing

What is EMV credit card processing?

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

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What is a dynamic CVV?

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

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What is credit card skimming?

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

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How to detect in-store credit card fraud

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

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How to detect and prevent Account Takeover (ATO) fraud

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

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How secure are NFC payments?

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

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Entering your zip code helps prevent credit card fraud

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

Payments & processing

Is ACH secure?

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

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How does tokenization work?

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

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

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

Mobile

Mobile deposits carry higher fraud risk

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

Mobile

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

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

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Improving cybersecurity

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

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4 ways you can improve your cyber security now

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

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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...

Crisis support

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...

Security

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

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

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Protect yourself: PCI, EMV, and You

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