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What the PCI DSS compliance twelve requirements ask of your business

What the PCI DSS compliance twelve requirements ask of your business

Card fraud is damaging for everyone; for customers who have to negotiate getting their stolen money recompensated, the merchants who suffer financial and...

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Why you should care about PCI DSS compliance

Why you should care about PCI DSS compliance

If your business or organisation takes payment by card or handles customers' financial information, you need to make sure that you are PCI DSS compliant....

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Taking card details over the phone: how to keep your customers data safe

Taking card details over the phone: how to keep your customers data safe

It's an unfortunate fact that with the increasingly digitised nature of today's trading environment, there is also the constant spectre of threat from...

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Preventing Fraud When Taking Payments Over the Phone

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), and...

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Achieving PCI Compliance with a remote workforce

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 that...

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How to regain consumer trust after a data breach

How to regain consumer trust after a data breach

Any business can suffer a data breach. Despite what you may think, they don’t only affect large organisations.

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Understanding PII: the storage of sensitive details

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

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?

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

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 Card...

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