Card Systems News and Events

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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Support A Great Cause

There's still time to pick up your tickets to support this great cause. To reserve a seat please call 239.689.4992 or visit Dress For Success Southwest Florida Click the image for...

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Security

Is your Data Safe?  What about your customers?  Unknowingly exposing your customer’s credit card, or any data could put you out of business.  With Identity Theft and Hacking at an all time high. You must put safeguards in place by locking down data all payment entry...

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Another Great Event From Dress For Success SWFL

Dress for Success of Southwest Florida to host The Inaugural “Haute Holiday Tea” FORT MYERS, Fla. (Nov. 17, 2016) – Dress for Success SW Florida will host its first ever “Haute Holiday Tea” at the Hyatt Regency Coconut Point and Spa on Sunday, December 4th from 10...

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Time’s Running Out… Shop For Success 11/2/16

Time is running out – Buy your VIP tickets now by visiting: http://www.dfsswflorida.org/events/ Don’t miss this incredible shopping extravaganza! Shop for Success Wednesday, November 2, 2016 3:00 – 9:00 p.m. Crowne Plaza 13051 Bell Tower Drive, Fort Myers Only $50...

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Upgrade Your Business With A Point of Sale Solution

Did you know that the National Retail Federation estimates that somewhere between 640,000 and 690,000 additional employees will be hired this Holiday Season? I saw a recent news release that FedEx alone will be hiring close to 55,000 workers to keep up with the supply...

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The Increase of Online Fraud

Recently NBC Nightly News brought to light the growing trend of online transaction fraud, as consumers it is important to take steps that will protect your personal information. With the rise of pin and chip cards, it seems as if some consumers may be letting their...

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Income Generators

Whether it is improving your e-mail marketing techniques, collecting analytics, offering gift & loyalty cards, or generating income with an on-site ATM, we have solutions to help your business grow. Generate more sales and turn your business into a destination....

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ACH and Paycards

Remove your sensitive data from the world and save an enormous amount of time and money using our ACH and Paycard Solutions. Check washing and identity theft are skyrocketing for both customers and business owners. Isn’t it time you safeguarded your accounts and...

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Is Your Business Missing Sales?

In a recent project we took on the argument for accepting payments online, some of the information and statistics were quite eye opening.  As millennials continue to migrate towards using technology to pay and communicate on a daily basis, the result is more and more...

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Upgrade Your Business With A Point of Sale Solution

Did you know that the National Retail Federation estimates that somewhere between 640,000 and 690,000 additional employees will be hired this Holiday Season? I saw a recent news release that FedEx alone will be hiring close to 55,000 workers to keep up with the supply...

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