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 •  March 30

Business owners sure have been through a lot when it comes to the evolution of credit card payments. In the span of 60 years, we’ve gone from the introduction of the first plastic credit card by American Express all the way to the ease of Apple and Google Pay. It’s hard to keep up with ever-changing payment technology, but there’s a new change in...

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 •  March 27

The Millennial generation, defined loosely as those born between 1981 and 2005, currently consists of 75.4 million people in the U.S., surpassing Baby Boomers by 1.5 million and claiming the title of America’s largest generation. As these individuals grow older, their impact on the economy and payments industry becomes more and more noticeable....

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 •  March 19

Business owners know their current and prospective customers have expectations. Shoppers have become accustomed to having access to purchase products and services in almost anyway they please. Whether those purchases are made in person, online, over the phone or directly within a mobile app, shoppers have options and they like it that way....

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 •  March 6

This payment processing guide provides a clear, concise and complete look at how businesses accept payments, including valuable information on topics like the interchange process and PCI compliance. Check out our guide summary below + download the complete PDF here. What is Payment Processing? Payment processing boils down to the automation of...

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 •  February 1

Could it be? Everything really is bigger in Texas including, say, cybersecurity and credit card processing headaches? While some might eagerly agree, after working in the payment security industry for over a decade, we’d say most utility providers suffer from the same concerns like: how to protect debit/credit card and member data against malware...

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 •  January 29

Back to all posts It was a year full of growth and expansion for women in the technology and payments industry in 2017. For many companies, the number of women in tech departments is increasing yearly, and with several growing organizations focused on encouraging further engagement, there’s no sign of this trend slowing. Google estimated last year...

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 •  January 10

In case you missed it, last month CardConnect’s Chief Security Officer Rush Taggart shared his thoughts with HealthData Management about the role vulnerability management can play in protecting healthcare providers from the impact of cyberattacks. The full article is really worth reading, but since you might need to register a free account with the...

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 •  January 9

Merchants have been asking our teams at CardConnect how to capitalize on new technology in payments, but do so cost-effectively. They want to ensure they’re creating an environment that entices younger consumers but also continues to serve generations that may be less tied to the latest tech trends. You may have seen our previous post on the...

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 •  December 5, 2017

Remember when we told you that we combined CardPointe with Bolt P2PE, so you can accept EMV (or chip cards) right within the CardPointe Virtual Terminal? Okay, well now we’ve brought that same powerful combo to the CardPointe Mobile app. We’ve created another perfect pair that combines the simplicity of using CardPointe with the serious security of...

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 •  November 10, 2017

Back to all posts The Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) is managed by the PCI Security Standards Council (PCI SSC). Founded in 2006 by the five biggest credit card providers: MasterCard, Visa, Discover, Amex and JCB International, the Council ensures that merchants (sellers and organizations) protect their customers’ credit...