Face-to-face payments: Mobile vs Plastic
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Face-to-face payments: Mobile vs Plastic

By Paul Prior, Senior Vice President Client Engagement As recently reported (BBC, CNBC), MasterCard have just released a payment card with an in-built fingerprint sensor.  There is no question that the introduction of EMV has had a significant impact on driving down card-present fraud and while fingerprint scanners are not foolproof this type of biometric authentication […]

State of Pay – have mobile payments reached a turning point?
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State of Pay – have mobile payments reached a turning point?

By Natasja Bolton, Acquirer Support Manager In 2012, MasterCard published the results of their survey of the global mobile payments landscape in their MasterCard Mobile Payments Readiness Index.  The survey recognised that while mobile payments adoption has dependencies on six major elements from infrastructure and financial services to regulation, the critical success factor for mobile […]

Visa's new rules and how they may affect your business
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Visa’s new rules and how they may affect your business

Following a number of recent announcements from Visa a few changes have come into play which will impact businesses accepting payment cards. Some of the key changes include, from the 31st January 2017 any business accepting Visa card payments must report and validate their PCI DSS compliance annually. Visa require all level 4 businesses (small […]

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“EMV transition is overwhelming” – Many SMBs struggle with the liability change

With the EMV transition deadline of October 1st having passed, many small business have still not upgraded their terminals to the new standard and many are not aware of the financial and legal liabilities that they are now responsible for. In fact many small business are feeling overwhelmed, according to a recent article on Paymenteye.com. […]

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EMV – Taking care of business in the U.S

With 85% of merchant businesses unaware of the financial and legal liabilities they’ll be responsible for starting at the beginning of October, we take a look at the key impacts that will affect these businesses. “Download our whitepaper: Taking-Care-of-Business-in-the-U.S. where we examine what the impact the EMV roll out will have on merchants and list potential […]

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Sysnet Global Solutions launches Scalable, On-demand Merchant Contact Service for Acquiring Organisations

August 5th, 2015, Dublin, Ireland / Atlanta, Georgia – Sysnet Global Solutions, today announced the launch of a new out-sourced Merchant Contact Service, tailored specifically for acquiring and ISO organisations. The fully scalable, on-demand service enables acquiring organisations to respond to market conditions while also proactively engaging with customers through their customers preferred channel; phone, […]

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Sysnet Global Solutions launches Scalable, On-demand Merchant Contact Service for Acquiring Organisations

August 5th, 2015, Dublin, Ireland / Atlanta, Georgia – Sysnet Global Solutions, today announced the launch of a new out-sourced Merchant Contact Service, tailored specifically for acquiring and ISO organisations. The fully scalable, on-demand service enables acquiring organisations to respond to market conditions while also proactively engaging with customers through their customers preferred channel; phone, […]

PCI DSS v3.0 compliance: A closer look at Requirement 9.9 – Payment Terminal Protection
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PCI DSS v3.0 compliance: A closer look at Requirement 9.9 – Payment Terminal Protection

Though EMV Chip technology (chip and pin) has been effective in decreasing card fraud, criminals are increasingly using new methods to compromise data. From July 1st 2015, requirement 9.9 will be enforced by the Payment Card Industry Security Standards Council (PCI SSC). This requirement will ensure that merchants have controls and countermeasures in place to […]