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

PCI SSC Issues New Data Breach Guidance

September 30, 2015 • Published Categories PCI 101Tags , , , ,

The PCI Security Standards Council (SSC) has issued welcome new guidance to help organizations respond to a data breach event. In its September 29 press release, the Council writes: “For any organization connected to the internet, it is not a question of if but when … Read more