VendorSafe names new CEO with new private equity partnership

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...


5 Lessons Learned From Recent Retail Data Breaches [infographic]

Here are some hard lessons learned for retailers concerning data breaches.

Dutch mobile payment company hoping to help US restaurateurs save on processing fees

Most mobile payments are usually for low amounts but use a processing infrastructure designed 40 years when payments were high.

Revention launches ordering platform with integrated POS systerm

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.

Square launches stand to create another way to use Square Register

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.  

Fazoli's, Sbarro CEOs to share how their brands went from 'turmoil to turnaround'

Fast Casual Exec Summit attendees will learn from the industry's brightest.

POS system hackers are caught and prosecuted

Subway has been the subject of intensive scrutiny and media attention since it came to light that its POS system was found to be vulnerable and that several credit cards had been electronically stolen from them by an overseas crime...

Feds charge a suspected major cyber thief

Everyone in retail can breathe a little easier today knowing that federal authorities have charged David Benjamin Schrooten, or as he is known in cyber space “Foretezza,” with multiple counts of credit card theft.  Allegedly, Schrooten, who is a Dutch national, and his U.S. accomplice, Christopher A.

Penn Station data breach grows in scope

The number of Penn Station locations impacted by a data breach first reported in early June has grown from 43 locations to at least 80. Between March and the end of April, Penn Station was made aware of the data...

NRA 2012: PCI compliance

Jessica Welsh, marketing communications manager at VendorSafe, discusses the issue of PCI compliance for the restaurant industry during the 2012 NRA Show in Chicago.

NRA Show 2012: A display of industry growth

Social media, mobile and point-of-sale trends have evolved.

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Restaurant Association teams up with Heartland for webinar on EMV liability shift

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 launches PCI Compliance Solutions Suite

EarthLink Holdings Corp., a managed network and cloud solutions provider for multiunit businesses, announced the launch of a new PCI Compliance Solutions suite.

Jimmy John's confirms data breach

Intruders gained access to data via stolen POS login credentials.

Noodles adopts new security, PCI compliance solution

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...

New PCI guidelines will go live Jan. 1, 2014

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 launches POS enhancements

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... hosting webinar on mobile payment security

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, ANX launch managed PCI compliance solution

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 protecting customers from cyber criminals via ANX

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 selects data security provider

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.

Revel announces EMV and PCI compatibility

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...

Zaxby's reports data security breach

Zaxby's Franchising Inc. has announced that certain licensed locations have identified suspicious files on their systems that may have resulted in unauthorized access to credit and debit card information, or that have been identified by credit card processing companies as...

Mama Fu's selects ANX to protect customer data

Mama Fu's Asian House has selected ANXeBusiness Corp. as its PCI security compliance partner.

Snapfinger earns highest level of PCI compliance

ControlCase, provider of compliance, information security and risk management solutions, has certified restaurant food ordering and payment application Snapfinger Inc. for Level 1 Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) certification. ControlCase, a provider of compliance, information security and...

Free webinar on avoiding customer data breaches

Restaurants are a prime target for cyber criminals, and the success rate of their exploits and the financial damages they inflict are staggering: The average data breach of a non-PCI compliant restaurant is $80,000, and many don't survive. Credit card...

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