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Preventing Fraud When Taking Payments Over the Phone

When it comes to taking card payments, there are essentially two categories: electronic (for example, contactless, or chip and pin machine methods),...

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How to prevent customer payment calls dropping off

The situation where a customer changes their mind midway through a telephone purchase is called a drop-off.   The most likely cause is when a...

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Achieving PCI Compliance with a remote workforce

A business has to place a lot of trust in employees who work remotely and take credit card payments over the telephone. The customers may be unaware...

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How to regain trust after a data breach

Any business can suffer a data breach. Despite what you may think, they don’t only affect large organisations. Its how you proactively react to very...

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Understanding PII: the storage of sensitive details

Personally identifiable information (PII) is any data that can be used to an identify an individual. This applies whether the data is sufficient to...

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Credit card protection: Understanding the 12 PCI security requirements

“The people who establish the laws, acts, and regulations already did the tedious work; the rest of the process is just putting the Credit Acts into...

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Can a small business safely take payments by phone?

When you’re running a small business, you need to make it easy for your potential customers to make a purchase from you. And sometimes that means...

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Understanding the scope of PCI protection

Doing business on the internet usually relies upon being able to take card payments. This, in turn, means being compliant with the PCI/DSS (Payment...

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Consumer trust: hard to build, harder to re-build

PCI Compliance is key to building trust with your customers. It signifies that your business can be trusted with sensitive card data and maintaining...