For Acquirers, the Visa QIR Deadline Has Come and Gone.

March 3, 2017 • Published Categories Acquirer ProgramsTags , , ,
Did you miss the Visa QIR deadline?

If you missed the QIR deadline, you need to act fast. At last month’s Northeast Acquirers Association (NEAA) Conference, I joined the Legislative Panel to speak on the subject of the Visa Qualified Integrators & Resellers (QIR) program. My talking points were timely, given the … Read more

PCI Compliance is Important and Your Acquirer Can Help!

March 30, 2016 • Published Categories Best PracticesTags , ,

Guest post by Ray Moorman, Director of Product Management, Vantiv Integrated Payments (formerly Mercury Payment Systems) PCI remains a blind spot for many merchants When the first version of the PCI DSS was released in 2004, the intent was to improve cardholder information security and prevent fraud. The … Read more

How Can Your PCI Compliance Efforts Ultimately Save Your Business Money?

March 3, 2016 • Published Categories Industry TopicsTags ,

Guest post by Ray Moorman, Director of Product Management, Vantiv Integrated Payments (formerly Mercury Payment Systems) Making the Most of PCI Compliance Security isn’t a profit center. In fact, it can be downright costly to maintain a fully compliant system. However, the benefits you gain by ensuring that … Read more

What Merchants Should Know about PCI SSC’s Data Security Standard 3.1

October 7, 2015 • Published Categories PCI 101, SMB MerchantsTags , , , , ,

Merchants should ensure they are in compliance with PCI SSC’s Data Security Standard version 3.1. Guest post by Ray Moorman, Mercury Payment Systems. The PCI Security Standards Council (SSC) released its new Data Security Standard 3.1, which clarifies some points of the standards that went into effect … Read more