What Will the Future of Mobile Processing Bring?
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What Will the Future of Mobile Processing Bring?

Gone are the days when it was necessary to fill out a card slip and process a credit or debit card payment later. Today there are many different ways to process electronic payments no matter where the merchant is at present. As versatile as today’s methods happen to be, the future of mobile processing is...

Posted by October 18, 2016December 28, 2017
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The Risk of a Data Breach Remains One of the Biggest Threats to Modern Businesses

Data breaches do not only harm the customers or employees that have their information compromised. They also affect the company that allowed the breach to happen. Corporations that fail at protecting data are at risk of losing sales or experiencing lawsuits from the people financially damaged by the attack. Just as often the CEO’s of...

Posted by October 11, 2016December 28, 2017
FAQs About How To Reduce Velocity Attacks On Your Merchant Account
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FAQs About How To Reduce Velocity Attacks On Your Merchant Account

Data breaches aren’t the only form of attacks that lead to credit card and bank fraud. Merchants are also at risk of generating a liability due to a velocity attack. The following are FAQs about how to REDUCE VELOCITY ATTACKS ON YOUR MERCHANT ACCOUNT. What are Velocity Attacks? Velocity attacks originate from an attacker making...

Posted by October 4, 2016December 28, 2017
Why the Sales Receipt is a Valuable Tool For Retailers
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Why the Sales Receipt is a Valuable Tool For Retailers

Every retail business must provide their customers with a sales receipt at the end of a transaction. This small piece of paper is important even if the customer refuses the slip or tosses it away immediately. The protection a receipt provides is not only for the shopper, but the retailer too. In order to work...

Posted by September 22, 2016December 28, 2017
A Test Credit Card Number Can Help with the Development of a New Software System
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A Test Credit Card Number Can Help with the Development of a New Software System

With sixteen digits each, the unique numbers that are found on credit and debit cards issued by providers like Visa, MasterCard, and American Express cover a huge range of possibilities. While there are quadrillions of permutations in general, the various restrictions placed on these numbers mean that quite a few less will be valid in...

Posted by September 13, 2016September 13, 2016
Take Steps Now to Prevent Identity Theft and Credit Card Fraud
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Take Steps Now to Prevent Identity Theft and Credit Card Fraud

Each year, millions of Americans are victims of some sort of identity theft. It could be full blown identity theft or it could be credit card fraud. In either case, it could be a headache to deal with and could end up costing the person quite a bit of time and money to straighten out...

Posted by September 8, 2016December 28, 2017
5 Steps To Take Now to Prevent Credit Card Fraud
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5 Steps To Take Now to Prevent Credit Card Fraud

Many people are worried about credit card fraud and identity theft. It seems incredibly easy for a thief to steal a person’s identity or open a credit card in their name. In fact, this happens to millions of people in America each year. There are steps a person can take today to prevent credit card fraud....

Posted by September 6, 2016December 3, 2017
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The Credit Card Zip Code Connection

When people use their credit cards to pay for items, the machine, or merchant, will request the zip code of the cardholder. That may happen during an online checkout process, at a point of service purchase, or even at the gas pump. The request strikes some people as peculiar because they have no idea what...

Posted by September 1, 2016December 28, 2017
Understanding Payment Gateways and How They Make a Difference
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Understanding Payment Gateways and How They Make a Difference

The days of receiving payments in cash or by check only are long gone. Many people rely on the ability to make electronic payments in some form. This is true whether they are shopping online, visiting a local restaurant, or paying the utility bills. All types of electronic payments require the use of one of...

Posted by August 23, 2016December 28, 2017