While it’s important to make the transition to EMV to avoid liability and minimize risk, restaurant operators should proceed with careful consideration to avoid falling for third-party scare tactics.
There are plenty of cost-efficient mobile payment processors designed to fit the budget needs of small businesses, but ensuring sensitive data customers that your business is secure is just as important as the convenience factor mobile payments offer.
It is our concern that merchants have not been properly educated about these changes, and it will be a rude awakening when they discover that they are required to implement them.
Here are some hard lessons learned for retailers concerning data breaches.
Recently, with the need to focus on Big Data, compliance initiatives (such as PCI, HIPPA, or SOX), and data security, the CIO has been elevated in status.
Most mobile payments are usually for low amounts but use a processing infrastructure designed 40 years when payments were high.
The Council’s five founding global payment brands have agreed to incorporate the PCI DSS as the technical requirements of each of their data security compliance programs.
Why should you, as a merchant, comply with the PCI Security Standards? At first glance, especially if you are a smaller organization, it may seem like a lot of effort, and confusing to boot. But not only is compliance becoming...
Revention has released an online ordering solution called Hunger Rush, which runs on an HTML5 Platform, also has POS capabilities, explains Laura Gaudin, product manager for Revention. She also chats about how the system is PCI compliant and why restaurant operators will benefit from using the solution.
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Square's Faryl Ury explains how the new stand created by Square allows brick-and-mortar merchants to use the free POS system. The stand can be bolted to the countertop, but merchants can also use the mobile app when making deliveries or taking transactions away from their stores.
The nationwide campaign is intended to help U.S. small merchants fight fraud through a $10 million reimbursement program designed to accelerate adoption of EMV payment terminals.
If the encryption fails on a Heartland Secure machine, Heartland will reimburse the merchant for the amount of compliance fines, fees and/or assessments the merchant must pay to the card brands, issuing banks and acquiring banks.
Uncle Maddio's Pizza Joint will launch a new IT strategy in Q1 aimed at improving customer engagement and franchisee satisfaction.
VendorSafe Technologies announced this week that Providence Equity Partners has become the company's majority shareholder. Details of the transaction were not disclosed. Also, the VendorSafe board of directors has named Kevin Watson as the company's new CEO. VendorSafe is a...
Heartland Payment Systems has partnered with the National Restaurant Association to present a series of restaurant-specific educational webinars. The first webinar will address EMV and the impending liability shift planned for October 2015. Heartland Payment Systems' Mike English, executive director,...
EarthLink Holdings Corp., a managed network and cloud solutions provider for multiunit businesses, announced the launch of a new PCI Compliance Solutions suite.
Intruders gained access to data via stolen POS login credentials.
The Security Intelligence Company announced that Noodles & Company has deployed LogRhythm's Security Intelligence Platform to help it meet PCI compliance, according to a company press release. The solution integrates log management, SIEM, file integrity monitoring, host forensics and network...
The PCI Security Standards Council, an open, global forum for the development of payment card security standards, has published version 3.0 of the PCI Data Security Standard and the Payment Application Data Security Standard. The new standards and a detailed...
PAR Technology Corporation has released the latest version of PAR EverServ PixelPoint V12 point-of-sale software. EverServ PixelPoint V12 includes more than 40 new features and enhancements, which provide greater flexibility and capabilities to help restaurant operators simplify deployment, reduce costs...
With a push toward mobility, restaurant owners are capitalizing on wireless technology to provide customers with new loyalty and couponing programs. Creating a mobile interface, however, can create vulnerabilities in a company's system, but business owners can learn how to best protect their systems during a free webinar at 2 p.m.
EarthLink Inc., an IT and communications provider, and ANXeBusiness Corp., a provider of compliance solutions, have partnered to launch a PCI Compliance Solution with the PCI compliance validation tools needed to meet Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard requirements, Greg...
Cowboy Chicken has selected ANXeBusiness Corp. as the endorsed provider of security and Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard solutions for its brand and franchise community. The announced alliance supports Cowboy Chicken's initiative to keep sensitive customer card data safe...
Genghis Grill has selected ANXeBusiness Corp. as the endorsed provider of security and Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard solutions for its franchise community.
The partnership was created to help franchisees keep sensitive customer card data safe from cyber criminals using ANX's SecurePCI solution.
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Revel Systems today announced that its iPad POS system now provides EMV compatibility in preparation for upcoming deadlines for EMV certification and PCI compliance. With credit card fraud on the rise and standards set to change over the next few...