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5 min read

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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2 min read

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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4 min read

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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3 min read

The 4 PCI compliance levels: what you need to know

If you are at the beginning of your PCI compliance journey then you will need to read on to discover what PCI compliance level your business fits into. Visa, Mastercard, American Express, JCB, and Discover, the major credit card companies, employ PCI DSS...

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7 min read

PCI Compliance: Over the Phone Payments

We have seen a rapid growth in online payments over the past few years. The rise of ecommerce has made this inevitable, but it has accelerated unexpectedly since early 2020. This is largely as a result of changes in consumer shopping behaviour enforced...

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How to take a card payment on the phone and increase revenue

Businesses have always recognised the positive contribution that customer service can make to their success. Some of the biggest brands in the world are as famous for this part of their operation as they are for their products. The reputational advantage...

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3 min read

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 manual, keyed entry, also known as card (or cardholder) not present. The latter is something of a...

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2 min read

Taking Credit Card Payments Over The Phone Regulations UK

With the rapid growth of online retailing, we've seen an accompanying increase in the resourcefulness and ingenuity of criminals. Our credit card details are immensely valuable and every time we use them we run the risk that someone will find a way to...

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How to Take Credit Card Payments by Phone

It's such a common practice that we scarcely think about the mechanics of the process or the complexity of the regulations that govern it.The Rise of the Credit CardIntroduced to the UK in 1966 by Barclays, credit cards were originally only used in...

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