Mobile Payments? Not so fast, says PCI Council

Patrick Turiano | VIEW PROFILE

March 28, 2011

Patrick Turiano |

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...

Top Ten Common Myths of PCI DSS

Markiyan Malko | VIEW PROFILE

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...

Square payment solution vulnerabilities

Markiyan Malko | VIEW PROFILE

March 9, 2011

Markiyan Malko |

Some big news came out today from Verifone in regards to the Square Up payment solution. Verifone was able to successfully write a fake Square application that functions and looks like the real one but instead uses the Square audio card reader to steal card track data which of...

MerchantWARE 3.1

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March 4, 2011

Patrick Turiano |

Merchant Warehouse has released MerchantWARE 3.1, an upgrade that offers enhances security and improved efficiency for all forms of credit and debit card payments. Secure encrypted PIN-debit provides the highest level of security, enabling partners to offer one device to their...

Co-CEO Henry Helgeson Discusses Security Risks in VSR

February 8, 2011

Merchant Warehouse Co-CEO, Henry Helgeson discusses recent hacker attacks and secure payment solutions in the February edition of Vertical Systems Reseller magazine, a publication which caters to the POS and VAR industries. Helgeson is quoted in response to how VARs can help...

Program Manager Markiyan Malko discusses PCI in Electronic Retailer Magazine

January 28, 2011

Merchant Warehouse Program Manager, Markiyan Malko wrote an article for Electronic Retailer Magazine. The article, titled PCI Turns the Big 2.0, explains the modifications and language made to PCI regulations and requirements in PCI v.2.0. Malko discusses how these changes and...

Director of Marketing & Communications, Marianne Rocco Featured in BSM

January 19, 2011

Merchant Warehouse Director of Marketing and Communications, Marianne Rocco was recently featured in Business Solutions Magazine. The article titled, PCI Compliance: Still Work To Be Done explains how smaller retailers need guidance and education on compliance from VARs and ISVs...

The Lowdown on PCI Compliance

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December 7, 2010

In September of 2006, the five most popular credit card companies across the globe – MasterCard®, Visa®, American Express®, Discover Financial Services and JCB – came together and formed an alliance that would ultimately create and oversee the standards that each member of...

Preparing Against A Credit Card Processing Data Security Breach

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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,...

New Research Finding: Diversity Reigns When it Comes to PCI Compliance for Level 4 Merchants

November 2, 2010

The size and type of Level 4 merchants drives how they perceive PCI compliance and the steps the take to protect sensitive information. Atlanta, GA November 2, 2010 — While the ‘Level 4’ categorization stands as an effective way for the payment brands and acquirers to...