Secure Payment Processing

Keeping Your Customers’ Personal Information Secure

Customers can have some apprehension when it comes to sharing personal information with a company, especially online. Accordingly, it’s very important that your website reassures customers that their personal information is secure with you. In fact, security is a top priority for many customers, and even if your product offering is stellar, and your security…

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5 Security Precautions Online Business Owners Should Take

On this blog, we’ve often talked about the importance of cybersecurity, given the threat of data breaches, and the determination of hackers. However, there is another layer of security every data-using business has to take into account. This layer is not just defensive, but pro-active, because it takes into account a wider scope of threats…

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How to Stay Safe Shopping Online this Christmas

Online Christmas shopping allows you to avoid the crowds, the agitation, and the stress of shopping for presents at the mall. But online shopping also has its drawbacks, because it comes with certain security risks. To avoid any type of financial misfortune this Christmas, here is a brief tutorial on how to stay safe while…

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What is an Incident Response Plan and Do I Need One?

When dealing with cyberattacks, prevention is not enough. Companies can employ the best security measures, from employee training to state of the art antivirus software, and still suffer a data breach. It happens to governments, militaries, and Fortune 500 corporations. This means that mitigation has to be a part of your overall cybersecurity strategy. The…

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How to Protect Yourself from Cyber Attacks

3 Strategies for Merchants to Protect Themselves against Cyber Attacks We’ve all heard about how damaging data breaches can be. A good example would be the 2014 breach that compromised 1.2 billion usernames and passwords, and 500 million emails. This breach was uncovered by Hold Security, an information security firm from Milwaukee, and it turns…

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5 Technology Security Tips

Since 2014, data breaches have been a staple for news coverage, with giant corporations such as Target and Home Depot being victims of cybercrime. These companies have invested considerable sums of money into security, which goes to show the tenacity and determination of cybercriminals. But small to medium sized businesses are also in the crosshairs,…

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How Blockchain can Lower Theft Losses for your Business

The holidays are an exciting, and sometimes chaotic time of the year, where money changes hands, and bags chock full of products are everywhere. It’s part of what makes Christmas great. Unfortunately, it’s also what makes the holiday season a prime target for thieves. Both buyers and businesses suffer theft losses during this season. For…

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Payment Processing Challenges for Small Businesses

While installing a payment processing system can have a significant positive impact on your bottom line, there are still challenges that small businesses have to face. From confusion to extra expenses, payment processing services can bring as much headache as they help relieve if vendors do not familiarize themselves with the technology and processes involved.…

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Technology Security Tips for Your Business

Technology is an essential part of building and maintaining a thriving business. From increasing productivity, to streamlining business processes, technology is continuously advancing, and business leaders often jump at the chance to invest in technological progress. However, as technology gets more complex, there are more dark corners that can be exploited by bad actors. This…

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Credit Card Data Security

Are Consumers Still Concerned About the Security of Their Payment Card Data? Perception often times affects the reality of business, even if that perception is wrong. A case in point is the fact that, according to Transaction Network Services, a telecommunication and financial data solutions provider, 85 percent of adults within the United States, Australia…

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