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payment processing


PCI-DSS

PCI-DSS Compliance is a requirement for entity storing, processing or transmitting customer cardholder data. Whether it’s In-Store, Online or over the phone, the accepting and processing of infrastructure needs to be secure enough to restrict fraudulent opportunities. Major payment processing companies who revolve around the PCI-DSS are the ones who made the rules and regulations …

Semi-integrated

EMV seems to have migrated its way into the industry very smoothly, however, some are still hesitant in doing so. Several thousand business owners are on the fence as to whether they would like to hop onboard with the payment processing trend. EMV is seemingly predicted to be the most painless method for accepting and …

Contactless

Contactless? The contactless payment market was led by mobile devices at first, and has leaped towards contactless cards alone. Smart cards are projected to climb and rise in adoption rates, as these cards promise both convenience and speed. In developed countries (comparable to the US) contactless payments have been boosted by over the years. The …

Smarter

In the rise of smart technology, the ability to control the way consumers shop can build loyalty and accelerate the adoption of contactless payments and the accommodating technology. This is likely fueled by big data and the potential for contactless payments.  Smarter shelves, kiosks, and checkout counters, oh my! Unattended retail has the power to …

Intelligence

Retailers must constantly adapt to shoppers needs and desires to stay relevant within the industry. Associates have to acquire new skill sets. Technology must contain in-store and supply chain updates to keep customers interested. Be the hero everyone needs and work with your retail-faced end users to ensure they boost their intelligence and evolve as …

Members of Generation Z are starting to enter the workplace. As crazy as that sounds, Gen. Z (Born 1997-2015) does include some young adults who are graduating college and applying for entry-level positions. These individuals are earning money on their own and fear the ‘big, bad banks.’ Financial Institutions, ISVs, and VARs alike must learn …

Electronic Payments

Why bother with the traditional way to do anything, when you could make the switch over to electronic mode of making payments? Though it seems like basic knowledge, there are many business owners still writing checks and filling out paper invoices. Electronic payments are here to stay and many companies are benefitting off of their …

payment security

Unfortunately, most hackers inhabit the payment processing industry. Ironically so, as consumers grow more digitally accepting as a community, hackers and viruses evolve as well. Though these cyberthreats can be terrifying, security experts have trademarked dozens of anti-virus packages and sound loopholes to help consumers out of these damaging and perhaps even life-threatening situations. 1. …

payment processing options

Payment processing has come a long way within the past couple of years. With the new year among us, it’s important to be aware of the forecasted trends that will rock your world, especially if you’re an ISV. Take a glimpse at these five predictions for payment direction in 2019: 1. Goodbye EMV, Hello Contactless! …