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What is EMV and Why Do We Need It?

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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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Use Strong Passwords at the Point of Sale

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According to Verizon’s 2014 Data Breach Investigations Report (DBIR) nine out of ten of all breaches can be described by nine basic patterns. One of these patterns has been labeled as a Point-of-Sale (POS) Intrusion.

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Complaints of Prepaid Card Scams on the Rise

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Money transfers made through companies such as Western Union and MoneyGram have long been a popular means by which scammers get paid by their victims.  These days, fraudsters have moved on to prepaid cards.

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Mobile POS Solutions Foster Merchant Growth

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Mobile credit card processing can be an essential business solution. Whether you are just starting out — or you are ready to branch out — consider using mobile point-of-sale (mPOS) technology to help your business grow.

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Spotlight on Payments at the 2014 World Cup Tournaments

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The payment experiences of the World Cup customers that traveled from all parts of the world just to attend were varied depending upon both the consumer’s knowledge about acceptable payment methods and their preparedness.

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