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Fight Fraud with Negative Database Services

Posted on Jul 20, 2017
Negative Database: The “No-Fly List” for Payment Fraudsters Experts predict that by 2020, online sales will reach $4 trillion worldwide. Given the sheer volume of e-commerce transactions, it’s very difficult to prevent credit card fraud. Furthermore, once a criminal gets hold of a user’s payment data, there is no limit to how much damage that thief can inflict.
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Topics: Payment Technology, PCI Compliance and Fraud Prevention

What Types of Businesses are Most Affected by Chargebacks?

Posted on Jul 18, 2017
Chargebacks are becoming one of the biggest payment challenges for businesses of all sizes today. While some chargebacks are completely legitimate, it turns out that fraudsters have figured out a way to get more free merchandise using this refund technique. This becomes especially true when it turns out that credit card issuers, like banks, often rule for the cardholder (or fraudster posing as the card holder). Although any business can fall victim to this type of fraud, there are some businesses that have been identified as being more likely to be affected. These businesses are then labeled high risk by credit card processing companies and must contend with higher fees or the inability to even get a merchant account.
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Topics: Due.com Partner Posts, Guest Blog Posts, Small Business Tips, Enterprise Business Tips

Reduce Fraud with the Adress Verification System (AVS) Fraud Filter!

Posted on Jul 14, 2017
Reduce Fraudulent Losses with an Address Verification System (AVS) Filter In many ways, using credit cards is a lot safer than using cash: Paper money is easier to steal — but it can't be easily replaced. By contrast, most credit card issuers provide varying levels of fraud protection.
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Topics: Payment Technology, PCI Compliance and Fraud Prevention, Getting Started with Payments

Payment Processing Checklist for Small Businesses

Posted on Jul 12, 2017
If you are like most small-business owners, you would like to continue to grow and prosper the second half of 2017. But with limited resources, where do you even begin? 
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Topics: Payment Technology, Getting Started with Payments

Ensure Your Transactions are Secure with These 5 Simple Steps

Posted on Jul 10, 2017
As a merchant or business owner, secure transactions are key to the trusting relationships you build with your customers. Your customers want to trust that you will keep their cardholder information secure and free from any theft or fraud.
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Topics: Due.com Partner Posts, Guest Blog Posts, Payment Technology, PCI Compliance and Fraud Prevention, Getting Started with Payments

What Are Closed Loop Mobile Payments?

Posted on Jul 06, 2017
Have you ever bought a gift card or prepaid phone card? If so, then you’re already familiar with the concept of a “closed loop payment network.” With this payment option, you basically purchase a pre-loaded card that can only be used within specific environments — i.e., that particular retail store or mobile network. 
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Topics: Payment Technology

Batch Credit Card Processing Services

Posted on Jun 30, 2017
If you’re like most merchants, you enjoy making sales — but not the tedious process of manually uploading every transaction as it comes through.
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Topics: Payment Technology

Advancements In Fraud Protection Tools

Posted on Jun 28, 2017
According to The Nilson Report, payment fraud exceeded $24 billion in 2016, with the lion’s share of those losses occurring in the United States. The problem figures to get worse, with experts predicting payment fraud to surpass $31 billion worldwide by 2020 — hacking strategies continue to evolve as thieves become more creative.
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Topics: PCI Compliance and Fraud Prevention, Small Business Tips, Enterprise Business Tips

How to Reduce the Storing of Customers’ Payment Data

Posted on Jun 26, 2017
More cases of compromised credit card information in recent data breaches are impacting the ever-increasing requirements of the proper handling of cardholder data.
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Topics: Due.com Partner Posts, Guest Blog Posts, PCI Compliance and Fraud Prevention, Small Business Tips, Enterprise Business Tips

4 Ways to Make Your Sales Soar This Fourth of July

Posted on Jun 23, 2017
In many ways, the Fourth of July is the perfect time to launch promotions and sales. Shoppers have more free time — after all, it’s a federal holiday — and folks are already in “vacation mode,” meaning they’re often willing to spend more money.
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Topics: Fun Posts

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