Every transaction system used by a North American business that uses credit cards has to follow the Payment Card Industry (PCI)'s standards. But against the background of continuing breaches at retailers,the PCI’s latest
Mobile payments may have solidified themselves as an industry buzzword, but they won’t catch on with consumers until more retailers bring them into their brick-and-mortar stores, according to payment solutions provider Ingenico Corp.
Two major credit card companies, Visa and MasterCard, are offering consumers digital wallets to make their online shopping experience more convenient. From an SMB merchant perspective, however, the decision about which one to
Criminals are embracing methods to trap debit and credit cards in automated teller machines (ATMs) for retrieval later, a move believed to be motivated by better security measures designed to ensure card details
With the Privacy Commissioner of Canada revealing it had conducted an audit into Richmond Hill, Ont.-based Staples Inc.'s inability to effectively wipe out hard drives, many small businesses might have data security on
Beginning Sept. 30, Visa will require merchants and related businesses to conduct wireless security scans to prove compliance with version 1.2 of the PCI Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) which is designed to
After a data breach that could prove to be the largest unintended disclosure of consumer information ever, security and privacy experts are urging companies to learn from the Heartland Payment Systems breach and
Compliance is one of those words that send chills down the spine, inspiring nightmares that involve blood-thirsty lawyers, courtrooms and large amounts of money. Handling customer credit card data is a serious responsibility