Human Error Most Often to Blame for Data Breach, Study Says


A new report on the nature of data security threats faced by companies, detection and response trends, and the consequences that follow reveals that employee negligence was responsible for more than a third of the incidents studied.

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The Merchant Account Bill of Rights


If you’re just getting started accepting credit cards, you probably have a lot of questions — and that’s good, because knowledge is power, especially when you’re trying to choose the best merchant account for your business!

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Understanding the Monthly Minimum


The merchant account monthly minimum is one of those terms that’s pretty much what it sounds like: the minimum dollar amount a merchant account provider charges a client for credit card processing within a monthly period. Whether a merchant hits the mark depends totally on their processing volume for any given month.

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What’s an Average Ticket?


Average ticket refers to the dollar amount of a merchant’s average credit card sale, or a mid-range sales amount. It’s calculated by simply dividing your gross credit card sales by the total number of credit card transactions.

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What’s ACH?


In the alphabet soup that floats the credit card processing industry, the initials ACH stand for Automated Clearing House, a vast electronic network that connects banks, credit unions and all other financial institutions.

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