Datacap offers ISVs and VARs the opportunity to integrate PCI-validated P2PE and cross-platform tokenization with the point of sale and payment solutions they provide.
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.
An integrated payment solution in essence lets retailers take care of all the backend work accompanying a transaction in one fell swoop.
Mobile wallets, pay-at-the-table options and demand for transparency in consumer dining are prompting restaurants to turn toward payment integration technology.
Many merchants across the US do not accept NFC payments even though they have the ability to do so. What's stopping businesses from supporting NFC?
POS resellers have an opportunity to not only deliver POS but also provide security assessment services to reduce merchant vulnerabilities.
What are the repercussions of integrating mobile payments into a merchant's operations? In this article, we'll review mobile wallet security concerns.
Employee theft accounts for 4 percent of restaurant sales. What steps can these businesses take to reduce credit and debit card fraud?
Four prerequisites for any POS provider evaluating a payments solution.
As cybercrime continues to plague the retail sector, POS developers need to be aware of the gravest threats they face and how to best defend themselves.
Why is QIR qualification so important for both merchants and POS providers?
Advanced persistent threats are putting your POS environments - and the extremely valuable information within those systems - at risk. Is there a way to defend against them?
Many of the data breaches we've seen in the past years could have been avoided, as errors, poor integration and a lack of experience with these matters so commonly cause the events, or at least open the door for them to occur.
In the past year or so, health care providers have been by and large the most widely discussed entities when it comes to IT security and data breach prevention, as hackers hit this industry far more frequently in that time frame than in the past.
The number of breaches and instances of fraud should begin to improve as the EMV protocol takes over and fewer cards use the old, magnetic strip technology. But retailers should still be ready and vigilant about their systems and the ways they are protected.
Now that the holiday shopping season is in full force, some cybersecurity experts are warning of a new - and nearly undetectable - piece of malware that's potentially infecting point-of-sale systems around the country.
No amount of extra security staff or technology can prevent a cybercriminal from attempting to breach a point of sale system for the treasure trove of customer data that it holds, but with a few simple steps retailers can make it much harder on hackers.
EMV is a great start, but point to point encryption and tokenization should also be utilized to protect in-transit card data.
Enterprises must still ensure they are deploying adequate safety measures and practices throughout the company in regards to the usage of technology and POS devices.
Retailers have long understood the importance of security at the point of sale.