Mobile Payments - Have they met consumer expectations?
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Mobile Payments – Have they met expectations?

By Natasja Bolton, Acquirer Support Manager Mobile Payments, a broad term covering consumer and merchant-initiated mobile payment methods, have been gaining acceptance in the market place; however, have these methods achieved broad acceptance with consumers and businesses alike?   In our article ‘State of Pay – have mobile payments reached a turning point?’ we explored […]

Visa’s deadline is just around the corner, are you prepared?
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Visa’s deadline is just around the corner, are you prepared?

The deadline for the Visa security program’s new annual compliance requirement for Level 4 merchants is getting closer. Starting from January 31st 2017 all US and Canadian acquired Level 4 merchants are required to validate their compliance with the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) yearly. Or if eligible, the merchants must be […]

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 […]

Merchant Receipts: Are your customers storing more payment card data than they need?
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Merchant Receipts: Are your customers storing more payment card data than they need?

By Natasja Bolton, Acquirer Support Manager Face to face card payment transactions generate two receipts – the cardholder copy, on which the Primary Account Number (PAN) must be truncated, and the merchant copy which will usually show the full PAN.   Businesses are well aware that they must retain their merchant copy receipts in order […]

The end of the road for Ecommerce iFrames?
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The end of the road for Ecommerce iFrames?

By Natasja Bolton, Acquirer Support Manager As we discussed in the Ecommerce SAQ Selection guide, business seeking to minimise their PCI DSS compliance obligations for their ecommerce payment channel often outsource all capture and processing of payment card data to validated PCI DSS compliant payment service providers (PSPs). The most common method of doing so […]

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Managing the Compliance process in PCI Level 1, 2 & other strategically important merchants

by Paul Prior, SVP Client Engagement   VISA Inc, in a bulletin issued the middle of last year outlined enhancements to their PCI DSS Enforcement Plan for merchants and service providers. The plan defined a structure of escalating consequences for entities either with expired PCI DSS Compliance or those who have never demonstrated PCI DSS […]