How to Ensure Business Continuity in Times Like These

March 11, 2020 • Published Categories Best Practices Tags ,
How to Ensure Business Continuity in Times Like These

Today’s news cycle is all about the impact that coronavirus/COVID-19 has been having within the world’s economy and health and welfare of most all individuals. I am sure you are prepared to handle the loss of a server or recover lost data, but what about … Read more

Customer Data Security, Privacy, and the Internet of Things

January 6, 2020 • Published Categories Best Practices Tags ,
Customer Security, Privacy, and the Internet of Things

Guest post by Mark Pribish, Merchants Information Solutions, Inc. Have you ever thought about how installing smart or connected devices such as a residential doorbell or security camera using a Wi-Fi connection can put your personal or business data at risk of being hacked? According … Read more

P2PE 3.0: How the latest evolution in the point-to-point encryption standard will affect you

December 18, 2019 • Published Categories Industry Topics Tags , ,
P2PE 3.0 changes that will impact you

Since 2011, the PCI Point-to-Point Encryption (P2PE) Standard has provided a clear path to security and compliance for card-present and mail order/telephone order (MOTO) merchants. The P2PE standard is based on secure encryption and decryption of account data at each end of the transaction, rather … Read more

Payment Facilitators and PCI: Don’t just survive, thrive!

December 9, 2019 • Published Categories Industry Topics Tags ,
Payment Facilitators and PCI - PCI Compliance Guide

As liaisons between merchants and acquiring banks, payment facilitators (PFs) are an important component of the payments chain. Many small and micro merchants gravitate to PFs for assistance with accepting their customers’ card payments in a cost-effective way. Of course, the payment facilitator’s role in … Read more