When you are ready to accept credit cards for your business it makes sense to choose a full-service merchant account provider such as TransFirst® which offers over 19 years in the industry, with payment solutions for mobile, register, wireless and Internet-based processing.
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.
The Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) is a widely accepted set of policies and procedures, intended to optimize the security of credit and debit card transactions and protect cardholders against misuse of their personal information.
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.