A new study of data breach victims underscores just how critical it is for retailers to protect themselves and their customers from the scourge of identity theft. The Consumer Data Insecurity Report concludes that consumers want to feel safer when making purchases, including immediate notification when their personal and financial information has been compromised by a data breach.
Although staying safe on the Internet is of critical importance throughout the year, October has been designated National Cyber Security Awareness Month as a time to raise awareness in both the public and private sectors through various events and initiatives.
No matter what type of business you’re in, accepting credit cards can help boost sales and expand customer reach. Companies and their customers also find that payment processing with recurring payments has its advantages — namely, convenience.
A recent online survey of small business owners has revealed that many of them have trouble letting go of their day-to-day responsibilities even while on vacation. Luckily, the technology exists to help them keep their finger on the pulse of their operation, including credit card processing.
Accepting credit cards in your business is an essential offering for customers seeking alternative payment options to cash. Your merchant services provider can help you find the ideal payment solution to pave the way for future growth.