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.
"Recent data breach" is an often search term of late. It seems not a day goes by without word of a major retailer being attacked by a cybercriminal. The numbers certainly seem to suggest as much, as last year, there was nearly a 45 percent increase in data breaches for business…
Some POS dealers have been sued for selling systems that were not compliant with PCI DSS standards. How can you protect yourself if you face a civil suit?
Datacap Systems, Inc. has announced a new partnership with Bluefin Payment Systems and Monetary LLC to provide Bluefin’s PCI-validated Point-to-Point Encryption (P2PE) solution to point-of-sale (POS) …
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?
Three major standards changes are hitting the POS industry this year. How can POS developers and resellers prepare for them?
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.
A part of integrating mobile POS systems into merchant operations entails selecting a solution based around Wi-Fi or Bluetooth connectivity.
Employee theft accounts for 4 percent of restaurant sales. What steps can these businesses take to reduce credit and debit card fraud?
There are a number of easy steps that smaller retailers can take to ensure that their systems are safe and secure.
The EMV shift doesn't mean that the payment structure is now safe from fraud.
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.
CI compliance and similar security standards have evolved a bit more rapidly in the past few years, as regulators and advocates strive to create a more effective line of a rules that will reduce the rate of fraud and identity theft in the US going forward.
Data breaches have continued to plague the private sector in the United States, while a massive rate of information exposed has been traced back to transaction processing procedures in retail that were not properly protected.
From adjustments to legislation and enforcement in transaction processing security to the advancement of point of sale systems, retailers and financial services firms have had to maintain pace with rapidly moving trends to protect themselves and drive revenues.