Survey Says: Level 4 merchants lack understanding into PCI Compliance value

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November 9, 2011

PCI Compliance

The results of the third annual ControlScan/Merchant Warehouse survey are out. And what they point to is a lack of education around PCI compliance among Level 4 merchants. It also shows these merchants are apathetic to the financial ramifications of hacker attacks on...

Merchant Warehouse Expands Product Line with Encrypted All-in-One Payment Devices

July 20, 2011

Latest release supports ID TECH's secure line of encrypted card readers and will provide developers a stereamlined process in bringing secure payment solutions to market Merchant Warehouse, a premier provider of merchant accounts and credit card processing solutions, today...

Lessons from Michael’s data breach

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May 28, 2011

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The Michael’s data breach tells us that the hackers are alive and well and will continue to find creative ways to steal card data.  But smaller merchants shouldn’t be lulled into a sense of safety just because the most recent breaches hit large and mega brands....

PlayStation Opens Users Up To More Than Online Gaming

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May 3, 2011

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Decades ago video games were simpler. They cost a quarter to play, had basic graphics and were defined by yellow characters that ate blue dots and fruits, or something similar. And despite what leaders in a few select towns thought, the games were harmless.Those days...

What the Survey Says is not good

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April 26, 2011

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In our reading we came across an interesting article that was published in InformationWeek. The article states that 67% of regulated companies are not in full compliance with the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard.Wait, what?Most commonly known as PCI, the...

Credit card data theft declines, but theft of mobile data is on the move

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April 20, 2011

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The Verizon Business 2011 Data Breach report was issued this week and we were not surprised to learn that theft of personal credit card information declined in 2010. This was due in large part from saturation within the market of this information as a result...

Thinking about secure mobile payments? So are we.

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March 30, 2011

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After the PCI Council put a hard stop on ruling any mobile payments solutions compliant earlier this month, the past couple weeks have been a complete snowball effect.  We’ve blogged about it here a couple of times, but with the mobile space receiving so much...

Mobile Payments? Not so fast, says PCI Coucil

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March 28, 2011

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Just as the hype surrounding mobile payments heats up, the PCI Council has slammed the brakes on any such momentum.The PCI Council, earlier this month, “delisted” a number of mobile applications, but will not specify which ones or how many. This comes as the Council...

Hello TransPort.Mobile | Goodbye PA-DSS

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March 22, 2011

Markiyan Malko |

We are proud to announce a new product offering today that helps merchants and POS developers who utilize mobile solutions become PCI compliant and avoid PA-DSS headaches.TransPort.Mobile is a hosted payment page specifically designed for mobile displays that offloads the card...

Top Ten Common Myths of PCI DSS

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March 16, 2011

Markiyan Malko |

Although PCI has been around for a few years now many merchants still are not familiar enough with it and are intimidated by the validation process. It's important to remember that there are companies and service providers out there that can help with the process for a minimal...