Advice on Safeguarding Financial Information


TransFirst® offers advice for consumers and business owners on PCI compliance and safeguarding financial information to help prevent data breaches and fraud.

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How to Accept Credit Card Payments


Merchants today should be aware of the various ways to accept credit card payments. Exploring their processing options can open new doors for expansion and diversification that can help a business grow and prosper — and TransFirst® can help make it happen!

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BBVA Launches Cloud-Based Mobile Payments


In February of 2014, Visa® announced new options for their clients to securely deploy mobile payment programs in a virtual cloud. Visa’s support for cloud-based payments follows the introduction of a new feature in the Android mobile operating system called Host Card Emulation (HCE) which allows any Near Field Communication (NFC) application on an Android device to emulate a smart card.

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New eLearning Program Offers Payment Data Security Training


The PCI Security Standards Council (PCI SSC), an open, global forum for the development of payment card security standards, has launched the PCI Awareness eLearning program to help businesses understand the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS). The necessity for all businesses to be informed and proactive to protect their payment data and other sensitive data was never more apparent in light of multiple recent data breaches affecting millions of card holders.

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What is EMV and Why Do We Need It?


According to The Nilson Report #1023 (August 2013), U.S. payment card fraud increased 14.5% in 2012 to $5.33 billion, with U.S. counterfeit fraud alone accounting for 26.5% of all global card fraud in that year. This clearly demonstrates the need for a solution to help combat card fraud. Enter EMV®, a joint venture of the major credit card companies.

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