4 Data Breach Best Practice Tips for Small Businesses

June 10, 2019 • Published Categories Best PracticesTags , ,
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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

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

Got a Payment Card Data Breach?

December 1, 2014 • Published Categories Best PracticesTags , , ,

While many payment card data breaches are easily preventable, they can and do still happen to businesses of all sizes. If your small or mid-sized business has discovered it’s been breached, the ETA’s Risk, Fraud & Security Committee and Arnall Golden Gregory LLP have produced a straightforward guide … Read more

3 Reasons to Get Involved in Your Merchants’ mPOS Adoption

September 17, 2014 • Published Categories Acquirer ProgramsTags , , , , , , , , ,

ControlScan has just released a new report detailing its latest research findings on mobile technology adoption among small and mid-sized businesses (SMBs). The report, Mobile at the Point of Sale: How SMBs are Adopting Mobile Devices to Accept Card-Present Payments, is based on input from … Read more