In Credit Card Payment Processing, Merchants are Always Under Attack

In Credit Card Payment Processing, Merchants are Always Under Attack

Threats of hacking are omnipresent in credit card payment processing and there is no sign of relief on the horizon. The only solution is continuous mitigation and remaining updated on trends. If it is affordable, contracting to an IT security provider specializing in attacks is recommended. Recently we read a news item in which an…

Credit Card Processing for Small Businesses: Remember to Scrape Your Printer’s Memory

Credit Card Processing for Small Businesses: Remember to Scrape Your Printer’s Memory

Because we offer credit card processing for small businesses, we keep up with the latest strategies in information security, such as tokenization and P2P encryption. We’re in a climate of, for lack of a better term, information warfare, in so many ways. Thus, safeguarding the sensitive information of our merchants and partners is of the…

The Anti-Fraud Tactics Online Credit Card Processing Merchants are Using

The Anti-Fraud Tactics Online Credit Card Processing Merchants are Using

Perhaps because I work with online credit card processing merchants, and I fully know the fraud risks involved, I get nervous when purchasing high ticket items online. Recently my 16-year-old son joined a mountain biking team out of a local bike shop, which called for a significant upgrading in mountain bikes. We found one which…

The biggest challenge of global credit card processing (and solutions)

The biggest challenge of global credit card processing (and solutions)

There is no question the most formidable challenge to global credit card processing today is mitigating fraud, and recognizing the good guys from the bad. There is no silver bullet solution for such, and it is rampant beyond imagination. We often come across merchants who are bewildered at the enormity and frequency of the many…