The Heartbleed Bug: What You Need to Know

Dominic Lachowicz | VIEW PROFILE

April 11, 2014

The Heartbleed Bug

The Heartbleed Bug is a very serious vulnerability in the popular OpenSSL cryptographic software library. This weakness allows hackers to steal information that’s protected under normal conditions by the SSL/TLS encryption – the standard used to secure the Internet. SSL/TLS...

Preparing for the migration to EMV in the U.S.

Merchant Warehouse | VIEW PROFILE

January 7, 2014

EMV migration

Today, new payments technologies like Near Field Communications (NFC), Quick Response (QR) codes, and Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) are all generating buzz. While these technologies have the potential to substantially change the way that consumers pay for goods and services, for...

An Introduction to PCI Compliance and PCI Security Standards

Shannon Andrade | VIEW PROFILE

May 31, 2012

Credit Card Security

Credit Card Security InformationThe credit card processing industry has been in the news quite a bit over the past several years due to security breaches and data theft. You may have read or seen news reports of some of the larger breaches such as those that recently occurred to...

Credit Card and Identity Theft Protection

Merchant Warehouse | VIEW PROFILE

May 31, 2012

Merchant Warehouse has been involved in merchant services and payment processing since 1998. As a result we are priviledged with a unique inside look at the power of credit and the responsibilites associated with it. We hope to leverage our position to provide useful...

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

Patrick Turiano | VIEW PROFILE

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...

Visa’s move to push EMV payments is aimed at capturing market share

Patrick Turiano | VIEW PROFILE

September 2, 2011

EMV Payments

There have been numerous articles over the past several days covering Visa’s plans to push U.S. merchants to adopt EMV-enabled payments. Visa said merchants who have at least 75 percent of their Visa transactions originate from chip-enabled terminals will be able to forgo...

Small merchants becoming large targets for hackers; PCI education needed

Patrick Turiano | VIEW PROFILE

July 29, 2011

Patrick Turiano |

We weren’t surprised to read another article in a national paper highlighting the need for continued security vigilance even in small businesses.  The tale it tells is of hackers now targeting smaller merchants rather than big corporations to gain access to...

Preparing Against A Credit Card Processing Data Security Breach

Merchant Warehouse | VIEW PROFILE

December 6, 2010

One of the most unfortunate, insidious and shocking events that can take place in the course of operating your business is theft of your customer’s credit card data and a breach in the overall security that is meant to prevent its misuse or loss to criminals. As a merchant,...

Henry Helgeson Debates About Card Data Security Responsibilities in Network World Online

February 11, 2010

On February 11, 2010, Network World featured Co-CEO of Merchant Warehouse, Henry Helgeson and Phil Lieberman of Lieberman Software in a Tech Debate on who should be held accountable for ensuring the necessary security measures are taken to prevent data breaches like that of...

What SMBs Look for in Their Payment Processing Solutions

February 10, 2010

Every small- to medium-sized business needs either a basic method of accepting credit, PIN-debit and check payments or a feature-rich, integrated POS system.  In these economically uncertain times, be sure your payment processing solution addresses the following SMB concerns: ...