Category: pci-compliance

29 April 2021

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Do you Have to be PCI Compliant?

Being PCI compliant means that your business has taken the necessary first steps towards protecting your customer’s valuable, personal data. Security is the number one concern of most customers as they hand over their credit cards to complete a purchase, and they have every right to be afraid. Credit card fraud is a big business …

16 March 2021

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What does PCI Stand For?

The ability to accept credit cards as a form of payment is important for your business. Consumers like to use such payment sources for convenience and their protection. They often earn rewards when they use a certain card and that gives them an incentive to complete the purchase with it. Your merchant account allows you …

01 March 2021

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Pagination: Developer Terminology

Overview For the last three decades ecommerce has become increasingly popular. These savvy shoppers appreciate the ease of comparing prices and product features from the comfort of their own homes. Since the early months of 2020 however, we have experienced a meteoric rise in the number of industries that have shifted to providing goods and …

11 February 2021

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PCI Compliance

The Payment Card Industry also referred to as PCI operates under specific rules and regulations. The security standards ensure companies dealing with cards operate in a secure environment. All the companies must then operate under the set rules and ensure PCI compliance. That is the only security of credit card transactions in the payment industry. …

06 December 2017

Colin Driscoll

Data Security: Protect Your Business’ Most Vulnerable Assets

Data security is a critical component of maintaining a successful business, and protecting your customers’ personal data should be one of your top priorities. When you run an e-commerce business, you handle more than just the inventory and the day-to-day operations. You also handle an abundance of customer data, sensitive information that your customers have …

30 May 2017

Colin Driscoll

5 Payment Processing Cybersecurity Statistics You Didn’t Know

Payment processing online comes with risks just like any method of payment, but sometimes just talking about “security” isn’t enough to really understand what those risks are. Sometimes what retailers need is a cold dose of reality in the form of statistics to really feel the full impact of the effects of payment processing cybersecurity. There …

01 May 2017

Colin Driscoll

You Snooze, You Lose: What You Need to Know About PCI Compliance Today

The horror stories surrounding fraud are everywhere. Large-scale security breaches, data hacks and an air of uncertainty among card-holding customers are all things that can be better avoided with PCI compliance. Though there are numerous security options available to cover all areas of your business, PCI compliance is a no-brainer, not to mention mandatory for …

27 April 2017

Anna Kragie

PCI Compliance 101: Keeping Your Business Up To Speed and Protected

There are plenty of complex topics in payments that businesses would rather not worry about. PCI Compliance standards probably top that list — but it doesn’t have to be so complicated. Equipped with the right partner, like Payline, and the right educational materials and tools, your business can be ready to follow PCI Compliance standards …

13 April 2017

Anna Kragie

PCI Compliance Doesn’t Have to Be a Pain in the You-Know-What

Following PCI DSS compliance requirements may seem like another unnecessary hoop that businesses have to jump through to keep the issuers and payment processing companies happy — but it doesn’t have to be that way. Sure, it’s easy to think of the terms “compliance” and “regulation” as something that’s only going to cost your business …

30 March 2017

Anna Kragie

Making PCI Compliance Security Standards Fit Into Your Business

PCI DSS compliance is not typically at the top of the list of priorities for most businesses, even though it’s a requirement for any company that accepts credit card payments. For many businesses, the concept of becoming PCI DSS compliant can be overwhelming. After all, cybersecurity, data and the software that protects payments is complicated …