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EMV Rollout’s Impact To Online Retailers

EMV Rollout’s Impact To Online Retailers
Online retailers breathed a sigh of relief last month when they didn't have to muddle through the EMV migration alongside traditional retailers.EMV, which stands for Europay, MasterCard, and Visa, is a new global standard for credit cards equipped with computer chips and security technology to authenticate transactions. In the wake of several large...
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Understanding PCI Levels and Types

Any merchant who accepts credit cards and has a merchant account must validate compliance. It does not matter if you use a 3rd party processor or if you outsource all of your credit card processing. It's the ownership of the merchant account that defines if you must validate compliance. The only to avoid PCI compliance is by not having a merchant a...
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PCI Compliance and Receiving Credit Card Payments by Fax

The low cost of web and email based fax delivery services may seem like a good way to save your business money but not if you receive credit card payments by fax. This would fall under the Payment Card Industry standard section 4 that requires transmission of cardholder data across open-public networks to be encrypted and section 12 for contracts t...
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