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How to Ensure Contact Center PCI Compliance

The contact center industry has evolved in the last decade to become a crucial part of any company’s customer service strategy. With businesses now offering self-service, digital support platforms and chatbots as standard, call centers are no longer...

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Small business payment options

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Small business payment options: The Definitive Guide

Small business owners receive payments for the goods or services they provide. In some cases, that might mean cash in hand. In other situations, it could be an invoice for future services or even a payment from a customer when they are not present.

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What is PCI DSS? - Security Standards for Credit Card Data Storage

The Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) is a set of standards designed to ensure that merchants, banks, and vendors protect the confidential data of credit card users. The PCI DSS security standard covers several areas of secure...

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What is PCI attestation of compliance and why does it matter?

The Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) is a commonly accepted set of standards that businesses must meet to process, store, and transmit cardholder data. Businesses can choose how they want to demonstrate compliance with the standard...

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PCI compliance services

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How to Choose the Right PCI Compliance Services for Your Business

The Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) is a set of security standards designed specifically for businesses that handle credit card information.

These standards are extremely detailed, covering everything from how users log into your...

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5 payment types for card payment over the phone

The types of transactions that require a phone conversation between buyer and seller often involve more than a single one-time payment. For example:

  • Holiday payments that typically involve a deposit and multiple payments
  • high-value goods or services...
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Take payment on the phone

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Credit card payments over the phone laws: security considerations

Five years ago you could be forgiven for thinking that the use of the phone for engaging with customers was dead - a relic of the pre-e-commerce era. 

How things have changed. Increasingly businesses recognize that phone can play a key part of a...

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6 ways of taking card payments over the phone safely

Ecommerce liberated buyers giving them convenience and power to avoid pushy sellers. And yet even tech-savvy consumers have fallen back in love with human contact.

In today’s ever more frenetic, time-pressured life, service matters more than ever.

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Card payment over the phone

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How to accept credit card payments over the phone: 5 Benefits

Today, businesses can take card payments in almost every retail setting. POS systems, in-app purchases, and mobile gift cards let you take plastic anywhere. But what about taking card payments over the phone? Many small businesses don’t think they need...

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