Managing Payments Complexity

Whether you’re an ISO, acquirer or merchant, it is virtually certain that your payments environment has become increasingly complex the last couple of years. Advances in device technology – combined with the proliferation of cloud services, mobility and social networks– have created increasingly rapid cycles of innovation and there is no sign that things will slow down. Continue reading

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Retailers, Don’t Be a Target for Cyber Criminals this Holiday Season

The latest security advisory from groups like the “Financial Services Information Sharing and Analysis Center,” the US Secret Service, and the Retail Cyber Intelligence Center (I’ll spare you the acronyms) basically say that if you’re involved in security at your organization—particularly in retail—you may be putting in some extra hours over the holidays. Continue reading

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Top 5 Myths of EMV

October 2015 is starting to loom large over the U.S. payments industry. That’s when the much discussed liability shift kicks into gear for most merchants. Continue reading

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Boosting Per-Merchant Revenue with mPOS

Today’s small but powerful mobile point of sale (POS) solutions are a win-win for both resellers and retailers alike. For retailers, the low cost of tablet and smartphone hardware offers a compelling alternative to traditional small merchant POS systems. Continue reading