4 Data Breach Best Practice Tips for Small Businesses

June 10, 2019 • Published Categories Best Practices Tags , ,
data breach best practice tips

Guest post by Mark Pribish, Merchants Information Solutions, Inc. According to a June 4, 2019 Security Magazine article, “cybercriminals exposed 2.8 billion consumer data records in 2018, costing more than $654 billion to U.S. organizations.” Personally identifiable information (PII) was the most targeted data, with … Read more

PCI Data Security Essentials: The “PCI Shortcut” Small Merchants Have Been Waiting For

October 4, 2018 • Published Categories Acquirer Programs Tags , ,
DSE: What small merchants have been waiting for.

If you’ve got a portfolio of small merchants, you know their greatest desire is to find the quickest and easiest way to satisfy PCI compliance requirements—a PCI shortcut, if you will. Well look no further, because the PCI Security Standards Council has released a new … Read more

Acquirers: Are Your Smallest Merchants the Biggest Risk?

January 19, 2018 • Published Categories Acquirer Programs Tags , ,
Acquirers: Are Your Smallest Merchants the Biggest Risk?

High-risk payment acceptance is everywhere. A recent payment experience at my local dry cleaners caused me some alarm, so much so that I described it in detail on LinkedIn: Without any real forethought I pulled out my debit card. Maybe it was the knowledge that … Read more