Month: January 2018

Importance of Network Security – The OnePlus Credit Card Hack

As a merchant, network security should be a top concern when it comes to credit card processing. The most vulnerable place for credit card data is on the merchant side of the transaction before it’s sent to the payment processor. This is why PCI compliance is important to ensure the security of a merchant’s payment …

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What Mobile-First Shopping Will Mean for the Retail Industry in 2018

When considering the trends that have been shaping the retail industry over the last few years, it is easy to infer that 2018 will be the year of mobile first shopping. Online retail giants such as Amazon have noticed that shoppers are not quite ready to completely abandon the brick-and-mortar model; however, they expect to …

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Visa Ends Signature Requirements for Chip Cards, Google Pay, Apple Pay, Samsung Pay

Beginning in April, Visa will no longer require signatures for contactless payments and EMV chip cards. This means North American users of Samsung Pay, Google Pay (previously Android Pay and Google Wallet), and Apple Pay will be able to complete transactions with a touch of their device to the contactless credit card machine. The signature …

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How to Get Payment Processing for Vape Products Online

How to Get Payment Processing for Vape Products Online If you’re planning to sell vapes online, one of the first hurdles you will need to overcome is finding merchant services that accept your business. The sale of electronic cigarettes, vape, and related products is considered high risk. This means many merchant account providers will turn …

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