Merchants: Are Your Vendors PCI Compliant?

Are Your Vendors PCI Compliant?  vendors

Visa, who has always been the strictest association regarding PCI compliance, data security, and …

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What Does PCI Really Mean to the Average Business Owner?

What does PCI mean to Merchants ?

Merchants

Merchant Services Providers and merchants have been hearing about PCI Compliance for the …

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How Do Business Owners Keep Up with New Compliance Rules Each Year?

New Compliance Rules Each Year?   Rules

Business owners already have a lot to worry about regarding changing tax laws and …

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What is PCI DSS?

PCI DSS?                       PCI DSS

Many merchants ask me this question and …

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Tis the Season for Fraud – How Is Your Business Helping – Part 2

Part 2 Helping Your Business

The sales associates at retail outlets following proper security guidelines is a good start to …

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Understanding Merchant Account Fees and Their Terminology

Over the past couple of weeks I have run into many merchants that feel ripped off by their merchant sales …

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PCI Compliance – Why Merchants Need to Take It Seriously – Part 2

PCI Compliance Part TwoPCI Compliance – Why Merchants Need to Take It Seriously - Part 2

In Part I, I discussed the importance of PCI compliance, consequences of non-compliance and the …

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PCI Compliance – Why Merchants Need to Take It Seriously – Part 1

PCI Compliance Part One

PCI Compliance Part One 
Having a merchant account comes with responsibility.  While a merchant may be concerned with revenue and …

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CISP, SDP, DISC…What Security Standards Do You Follow

As a merchant, you accept Visa, MasterCard, American Express and Discover.  You have learned that each card brand has its …

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The Payment Card Industry Security Standard Dozen

The Payment Card Industry Security Standards Council is always creating new and effective versions of PCI DSS. The most …

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