What to Prepare for in 2015

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November 19, 2014

What to Prepare for in 2015

With six weeks to go in 2014, retailers should start thinking about the impact 2015 will have on their in-store payments strategy. Next year will likely be one of the most pivotal years in the payments industry. New technologies, new players and new guidelines will all shape the...

2014 Money 20/20 Takeaways and Themes

Patrick Turiano | VIEW PROFILE

November 11, 2014

Money 20/20 2014

The payments industry has many events and conferences promoting disruptive technologies and business models, but none promote the industry the way Money20/20 does. This past week, November 2-6, the payments industry gathered at the Aria Hotel and Resort in Las Vegas, NV to...

Preparing for the Holiday Season – A Checklist for Your Customers

Michael Gavin | VIEW PROFILE

November 6, 2014

Preparing for the Holiday Season

It is almost the most wonderful time of the year which also means the busiest time of the year is quickly approaching for your customers. As an independent sales agent, supporting your customers and providing advice helps build credibility, maintain relationships, and retain...

What You Need to Know about the POODLE Security Vulnerability

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November 5, 2014

POODLE Security Vulnerability

On October 14th, 2014, a vulnerability in version 3 of the SSL encryption protocol was disclosed. A vulnerability in version 3 (SSL 3.0) has been recently discovered by Google researchers which could allow the traffic to be decrypted in certain situations, This vulnerability,...

EMV Transactions: What You Need to Know

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October 22, 2014

EMV Transactions

With Europay, MasterCard and Visa (EMV) rapidly approaching the U.S. markets, consumers, businesses and software developers may start hearing other buzz words regarding certain form factors associated with this alternative payment type. EMV has traditionally been referred to as...

Defining EMV Security

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October 8, 2014

EMV Security

Starting in October 2015, all four major card brands will shift financial liability for fraudulent transactions to the entity that’s responsible for a card present payment transaction not being processed via an EMV chip card. That means that if fraud occurs based on a consumer...

3 Tips to Help Prepare Your Customers for Apple Pay, NFC and EMV

Michael Gavin | VIEW PROFILE

October 7, 2014

Apple Pay, NFC and EMV

Apple Pay™, NFC and EMV have been all the buzz lately. Apple Pay, which uses Near Field Communication (NFC), will be available later this month and the EMV liability shift is only a year away. As these positive and exciting changes enter the payments industry, both you and...

EBT Deep Dive – What does it mean for you?

Patrick Turiano | VIEW PROFILE

October 2, 2014

Electronic Benefit Transfer

What is EBT? Electronic Benefit Transfer, or EBT, is an electronic payments system that allows welfare programs to issue benefits via a plastic, magnetically encoded card. EBT is primarily used in the United States and in the United Kingdom. In general, there are two kinds of...

Multi-Channel: What Does It Mean for POS?

Russell Harty | VIEW PROFILE

September 26, 2014

Multi-Channel Point of Sale

Mobile technologies and web based innovation has changed the world of point-of-sale (POS). Businesses used to only have to worry about their counter-top to collect revenue. The big concern was how many lanes or stations a business should have. Now the challenge many business...

Wearables in Payments

Patrick Turiano | VIEW PROFILE

September 23, 2014

Wearables in Payments

Apple’s recent announcement of their iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus and their new payment platform Apple Pay™ somewhat overshadowed another important product roll-out – the Apple Watch. The Apple Watch is Apple’s introduction to the wearables industry. Wearables are computing...