Card Systems News and Events

2017 Apex Awards and SWFL Dress for Success

A fabulous evening was had by all at the 2017 Apex Award Ceremony. There was more than glamorous and beautiful women attending this event. All are accomplished women who gave their time, knowledge and experience to make a difference in our community. It was especially...

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FEMA Business & Individual Assistance

Business and Individual Assistance for Lee and Collier Counties Now Available If you, your business or a family member has been affected by hurricane Irma here are some valuable resources to help you get help in the aftermath of the storm. Check your address and apply...

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The Next Generation of Restaurant Technology

Living in the age of smartphones, apps, and online ordering restaurants are being pushed into adopting new technology to meet guest expectations and deliver best in class customer service. Customers and restaurant owners alike are wanting to see newer technology...

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Online Classes For Stealing Credit Card Data?

Secrets of the Dark Web Cybercriminals can take an in-depth, six-week course of 20 lectures, in Russian, on Carding…learning how to steal credit card data from insecure databases or buy the data on the dark web.  They can also take information on emails and passwords...

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Phishing Emails Targeting Business Addresses

Recently it was announced that email recipients were experiencing a new phishing scam that appeared to be a Delta Airlines ticket receipt. These emails may look very similar to an actual Delta email with a few slight differences. The picture below points out some...

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Who Are Today’s Decision Makers?

NEVER UNDERESTIMATE THE POWER OF A WOMAN You may be stunned to learn just how much women’s economic power has increased in recent years.  Their impact on consumer economy and influence in decision-making has elevated them to account for 85% of all consumer purchases. ...

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Small Business Can Compete With Larger Rivals

Most small business owners ask themselves is " will I be able to compete against my big box store and online competition?" When we hear the name Ace Hardware we may not always think about them being a small local business. In fact, each location is owned and operated...

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Do You Get Robocalls?

We have recently received callers indicating "Credit Card Systems" has contacted them numerous times with a robocall.  A robocall is a computerized auto dialer that, when picked up, delivers a prerecorded message typically with a very friendly voice.  In the past,...

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Meet The Clover Flex, POS In The Palm Of Your Hand

Help Your Business Run More Efficiently The new Clover Flex is an all in one device that will help you better assist customers, no matter where they are in your business. Need to bust a line? Use the Clover Flex to work transactions and reduce line congestion. Having...

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Using Surge Protectors To Keep Your Equipment Safe?

Florida, known to hold the title for the lightning capital of the United States. Are you protecting your electronic equipment with surge protectors and battery backups? Hurricane season spans June 1st through November 30th. Review your homeowners' policy (Keep in mind...

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Hacker Awareness and Internet Security

Today more than ever it’s difficult to turn on your television, tablet, smartphone, or computer without being alerted that another attack on the internet is taking place. At times we hear about hackers taking control of millions of computers with the looming threat of...

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Restaurant Point Of Sale With Simple EMV Integration

The following story about our restaurant point of sale system with simple EMV integration comes to us as a courtesy of MobileBytes and Skurla’s POS Solutions in Anchorage, Alaska. If you'd like to take a test drive and see this system in action, please contact Card...

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Any Device or Operating System Can Be Hacked

What is your data security policy? Yesterday, Akamai's daily tracker reported over 29 million hacking attempts in a 24 hour period.  It is not just Windows.....as Robert Herjavec, a leading expert in cybersecurity, states, "any device can be breached".  He also states...

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RansomWare A Reason To Keep your POS Systems up to date

By now you have heard about the WannaCry ransomware attack affecting organizations around the world today.  This serious threat isn't just affecting large businesses, it is widespread.  It could put your business at a standstill, so take it seriously.  Make sure you...

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Latest News in Merchant Security – Malware

Flokibot - POS Malware A new point of sale malware spotted in the wild named "Flokibot" is slowly making it's way to point of sale systems worldwide. The Flokibot malware was found compromising several point of sale systems in South Amerca, explicitly Brazil....

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A Fashion Night in Black & White 2017

It’s that time of year again! The Summer Collection preview and fashion show. Wear your finest black & white cocktail attire for an evening of fun and fashion. This year's keynote speaker will be Donna Noce, White House Black Market President and Founding Board...

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Card Systems Marketing Tips: Writing A Blog

What About Blog? If you are a small to medium sized business owner, you may have a blog included in your current website. Everyone says blogging is great for my business and will drive traffic to my site! How does this work? What am I supposed to do? Writing a blog...

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MasterCard- New 2 Series Card Deadline Approaching

MasterCard’s new 2-Series Card Deadline June 30, 2017 The new 2-Series BIN (bank identification number) is going to be circulating shortly. When the new cards are released the old card beginning with the 5-digit will be joined by cards beginning with the 2-digit. Be...

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Taste of Freedom – UNMASK and EMPOWER

SWFL Human Trafficking Presents The Second Annual Taste of Freedom Date: April 8th, 2017 Time: 6pm-Midnight Location: Scanlon Lexus of Fort Myers 4200 S. Tamiami Trail Fort Myers, Fl. Event details can be found at: www.swfl-humantrafficking.org/events A food lover's...

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Card Systems Marketing Tips To Help Grow Your Business

In our new series from Card Systems, we will be offering up short ideas and marketing tips to help you grow your business and stay ahead of the competition. The first offering in this series will show you where to create some images that can be branded with your...

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Offer Your Own In-House Financing

Have you ever considered offering your own in-house financing, like the big box stores? This would help you increase sales and win over new customers.  Maybe you’re already using one of the Prime lender groups that seem to be rejecting more applications than...

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Smart Phone, Smart Point of Sale, Smart Merchant

Is your smartphone becoming an all in one solution? A colleague and I were having a discussion the other day about our love/hate relationship we have with our SMART Phones. I’m sure we have all experienced those feelings at some point or another in the SMART Phone...

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Another Great Fundraiser for A Great Cause

Thanks to Dress For Success Southwest Florida for another successful event helping local women get back on their feet! The Haute Tea held on December 4th, 2016 at the Hyatt Regency Coconut Point Resort and Spa was a great fundraising success that featured a gourmet...

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