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How PCI Compliance Keeps You Safe

With over two quintillion bytes of data being created every day, cybercriminals are continuously coming up with ways to wreak havoc on innocent consumers.  In the payment industry, for instance, easy access to data by hackers seems to have spurred…
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Retail Business & Risk Management

Retail businesses are adopting more advanced technologies to drive their daily operations. Software-as-a-Service (SaaS), Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS), and Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) are just some of the many innovative technologies that retailers are using to boost business efficiency. These systems streamline data collection,…

PCI DSS Penetration Testing

Organizations involved in the processing of payments have to comply with the requirements of the PCI DSS (Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard) in a bid to secure cardholder data. Despite the numerous prescriptive aspects incorporated in PCI DSS, penetration…
High Risk Merchant Account

High Risk Merchant Accounts Explained

What is a High Risk Merchant Account? Merchant services is a very broad subject. It involves merchant account providers, payment processors, acquiring banks, merchant types, POS systems, terminals and payment gateways. It is important to understand that not all merchant…