Delays And More Delays – What’s Happening With SCA?

Strong Customer Authentication (SCA) is a key part of the European PSD2 standard and is hotly anticipated to be one of the most important legislations affecting the financial and retail sectors. Although scheduled for 14 September 2019, its implementation in the UK has been delayed…

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Turn Your POS Into A Revenue Boosting Content Platform

More than two decades ago, Microsoft’s Bill Gates declared of the internet “content is king”. That statement still resonates today, even more so, with the prevalence of smart devices, social media and ‘anywhere’ connectivity. For those who own, or can provide access to, a consumer-facing…

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It’s Time To Tap Into EMV’s Benefits

As a consumer, it’s still surprising to go into a store, and be asked to ‘swipe’ rather than ‘dip or tap’. While in Europe EMV has been the norm for almost a decade, here in the US the reality is there is still a long…

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Don’t Take Risks! 5 Steps to Understanding PCI Compliance

No matter how big or small your organization, whether you sell products or services or both, if you process, store or transmit credit card or payment data then it’s important to be PCI DSS (Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard) compliant. If you don’t your business could be…

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What Does It Mean To Be PCI Compliant?

The PCI DSS is an important global security standard that’s been helping to safeguard retailers and their customers for over a decade. Covering all channels – online, in-store, mobile or MOTO – it ensures that the right controls are in place to safely store, transmit…

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How Payment Terminals Are Driving Revenue In North America

The past few years have seen the wholesale transformation of America’s checkouts. The introduction of EMV in 2015, followed by a shift in liability card rules, has driven vigorous investment in point of sale (POS) infrastructure – dramatically changing the ‘commerce’ landscape and heralding an…

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What Are Platforms – And Where Are They Leading?

There’s lots of hype around platforms these days. It used to mean a technical base – like a computer and operating system from which to run software and processes or develop other technologies. Today, it means much more than that. Fueled by cloud computing, the…

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What Is A Payment Gateway (And Why Do I Need One)

Whether you’re accepting payments online, in-store, or both, all merchants need a payment gateway.  It’s a secure way for customers to enter their payment information, including credit and debit card details, on a website or at a point of sale (POS).  What is a payment…

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