Industry Mandated Updates

Best practices to keep your POS system secure

As more businesses adopt omnichannel point of sales software to cater to their customers' love of multiple payment options, it's given identity thieves more avenues to steal.

Credit card signature requirement is ending

The beginning of the end of the credit card signature has started. Last week, VISA, MasterCard, Discover, and American Express announced that they will no longer require signatures for in-store purchases. Many retailers may still want to use signatures to verify purchases…

MasterCard Update regarding BIN 2 Range: What you need to know

Starting in January of 2017, card issuers can begin issuing a new version of MasterCard. Pull out your wallet and you’ll see that the account number on your card starts with a “5”. The first six digits of your account number, otherwise known as the Bank Identification Number (BIN) determine how transactions are routed and identify your issuing bank.

Industry Mandated SHA/TLS Updates

More than likely, your merchants have received letters from their banks/processors notifying them of Security Updates, Shut-Off Dates, and Required Action Steps. These notifications are unique and independent of EMV standards. Failure to prepare won’t result in a shift in liability; it will result in a complete disruption of service...