Payment Solutions That Empower Your Business

News Alerts

First Data announces its much anticipated IPO!

Posted by on 1:22 pm in News | 0 comments

CEO, Frank Bisignano and his team have taken First Data to new heights in payment space with their acquisitions of Clover, Perka and now Transaction Wireless. http://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2015-07-20/kkr-s-biggest-bet-first-data-files-for-ipo-eight-years-after-lbo

read more

Online Skincare Merchants at Risk!

Posted by on 7:03 pm in News | 0 comments

Online Skincare Merchants at Risk!

  Yesterday the FTC announced it is stopping a group of Skincare Marketers’ online sales because it was determined the “free trial offer”  had recurring fees unknown to the consumer.  Please be cognizant that all online skin care merchants will be closely watched by their merchant processing banks and processors/banks may not even consider underwriting this business model.  Why?…not because they don’t want the business, it is simply because they cannot monitor each and every account to insure they are not using deceptive practices. Here...

read more

PrePaid Commercial Spending Cards

Posted by on 11:45 am in Capital / Financing, Invoicing/Paying, News | 0 comments

PrePaid Commercial Spending Cards

        Instances covered by news media of employee theft via credit card misuse underscore the need for businesses to regularly consult with their a payment solutions provider for a review of all facets of payment operations. While paper checks still dominate the commercial payment landscape, the fastest growing card is the reloadable (prepaid) signature card. Most individuals think of prepaid cards as being a card utilized by consumers, however commercial, reloadable cards provide significant financial security for...

read more

Data Breach Projections

Posted by on 1:07 pm in News, Security | 0 comments

Data Breach Projections

    According to Forrester’s 2015 Planning for Failure report, at least 60% of enterprises will discover a breach of sensitive data during 2015. Follow these 5 quick tips to protecting your business. 1. Change passwords frequently. 2. Tokenize transactions when possible. 3. Never store complete cardholder data. 4. Background every employee who handles cash and credit cards. 5. Never disclose confidential information over the phone (ie cardholder information, batch...

read more

Mobile Payments Revolutionized

Posted by on 9:01 pm in News | 0 comments

Mobile Payments Revolutionized

The evolution in the payments space is in hyper drive.  Earlier this year Samsung acquired LoopPay, an ApplePay competitor.  This month we watched as LoopPay’s CEO, Will Graylin, wowed the attendees of #TRANSACT15 with a demonstration of how LoopPay’s new and fascinating technology integrates with the Samsung Galaxy 6. LoopPay allows users to upload all types of cards into a mobile app on their iPhone or Android mobile device. Using either a keychain fob or smartphone case, the customer transmits their payment data securely by placing the...

read more

Intel & Ingenico Announce Partnership

Posted by on 3:58 pm in News | 0 comments

Intel & Ingenico Announce Partnership

Staying on top of payments technology trends is essential to our clients. Last week Card Systems participated in TRANSACT 15, the annual meeting of the Electronic Transactions Association held in San Fransciso. During the event, Intel Technology and Ingenico made an announcement regarding their partnership to help protect our transactions, run our businesses more efficiently, and give usable analytics and solutions to the payment space. This photo captured the announcement made by Doug Davis, Vice President at Internet of Things Group (Intel)...

read more

Target Breach – 2013

Posted by on 9:02 pm in News | 0 comments

Target Breach – 2013

  40 million credit and debit card numbers stolen from Target between Black Friday and Christmas 70 million names, addresses, e-mail addresses and phone numbers of Target shoppers stolen 46% – the amount Target’s profits dropped in the fourth quarter of 2013 compared to the previous year $200 million – estimated cost to credit unions and community banks to reissue 21.8 million cards $100 million – cost Target says it will spend upgrading their terminals 0 – number of cards that Chip and PIN enabled terminals...

read more

EMV is finally here – and it’s here to stay

Posted by on 6:45 pm in Featured, News | 0 comments

EMV is finally here – and it’s here to stay

Are you ready…..EMV is finally here! Great News!  Now you can protect your clients and customers with EMV while implementing the new NFC (Near Frequency Communication) all at the same time!  It really came to the forefront with the massive Target beach of 2013. The retail giant had over 70 million cards exposed in the short time span between November 27th to December 15th.  This, however, was just the beginning. In October of 2014 several banks and another big box retailer had a spike in complaints from consumers stating they had been hit...

read more

U.S. Military’s Central Command falls victim to hackers!

Posted by on 6:18 pm in News | 0 comments

U.S. Military’s Central Command falls victim to hackers!

The U.S. military’s Central Command, aka: CentCom  falls victim to hackers! If this can happen to the United State military, it can happen to anyone. Recently, hackers took control of CentCom’s Twitter and You-Tube accounts, and posted unauthorized material. It is time to take action and strengthen your security protocols  to protect your data and company assets. Having a written Data Breach Response Policy for your company is both prudent and smart! Something your clients expect when dealing with their credit card information. Visit  Card...

read more

The Latest Clover POS!

Posted by on 9:18 pm in News | 0 comments

The Latest Clover POS!

What does the Clover Station offer? Do you want the WOW factor for your clients? What about ease of use for your employees? Clover POS has it all and sets up in minutes! It boasts a sleek design, small footprint and it is cloud based! Choose from tons of apps and customize to your business needs. Ideal for: Fast Food Restaurants Quick Serve: All in one unit swipes cards even when internet is down. Easy to learn, and totally customizable. Full Service Restaurants If you require a seating chart, or would like to page your customers cell phones,...

read more
Solutions that help you grow through automation and technology