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Friendly Fraud - How Customers are Scamming Stores They Shop at Frequently

Posted on Oct 18, 2017
October is National Cyber Security Awareness Month. Throughout the entire month, we will feature topics on our blog covering a variety of security concerns. In this next post, we will look at friendly fraud and the reasons behind it.  Dissatisfied customers are an inevitable part of business, and whether those shoppers are unhappy about your products, service or delivery, the wisest course of action is to simply refund their money. 
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Topics: E-Commerce and Online Payments, PCI Compliance and Fraud Prevention

I Think My Business May Be Breached. What Do I Do?

Posted on Oct 16, 2017
October is National Cyber Security Awareness Month. Throughout the entire month, we will feature topics on our blog covering a variety of security concerns. This next post delivered by Due, makers of a free digital wallet, will offer steps to take in the event of a data breach. Theft can be upsetting no matter what type of loss is experienced. The worst type of theft, however, is when you realize hackers might have taken personal information from your server or was compromised through a breach of your transaction system. When you realize that your business might have been compromised in some way, you may be wondering what to do next.
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Topics: Due.com Partner Posts, PCI Compliance and Fraud Prevention

How to Detect and Prevent Account Takeover (ATO) Fraud

Posted on Oct 12, 2017
October is National Cyber Security Awareness Month. Throughout the entire month, we will feature topics on our blog covering a variety of security concerns. In this next post, we will look at ways to detect and prevent Account Takeover Fraud. As more businesses move their operations online, customers are increasingly required to log in with their usernames and passwords to do everything from browsing to shopping to managing their accounts.  Today, this trend is creating a new problem for the payment industry — namely, account takeover (ATO) fraud. 
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Topics: PCI Compliance and Fraud Prevention

5 Technology Security Tips for You and Your Business

Posted on Oct 10, 2017
October is National Cyber Security Awareness Month. Throughout the entire month, we will feature topics on our blog covering a variety of security concerns. In this next post, we will look at technology security tips valuable not just for your business, but for your everyday life, as well. Cyber criminals will stop at nothing to get to yours or your customers’ sensitive payment data. Although nothing is one hundred percent safe, there are methods and procedures you can put in place to minimize risks:
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Topics: PCI Compliance and Fraud Prevention

Behind-the-Scenes Look at a Brazilian Cyber Crime Group

Posted on Oct 06, 2017
October is National Cyber Security Awareness Month. Throughout the entire month, we will feature topics on our blog covering a variety of security concerns. In this next post, we will examine the tactics, techniques and procedures of a Brazilian cyber crime group specializing in fraudulent credit card operations. Brazil is known for many things including its breath-taking beaches, Sugarloaf Mountain, and the iconic 98-foot tall Christ the Redeemer statue. Unfortunately, it’s also internationally ranked as one of the top five countries for cyber crime. Although based in Brazil, the group frequently targets U.S. assets.
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Topics: PCI Compliance and Fraud Prevention

Harpooning and Spear Phishing and Spoofing, Oh My!

Posted on Oct 04, 2017
October is National Cyber Security Awareness Month. Throughout the entire month, we will feature topics on our blog covering a variety of security concerns. In this next post, we will define some of the more popular cyber security terms heard throughout the industry today. How many emails about possible security threats from your IT team got you scratching your head or saying, “Wait, what?” More now than ever before, especially with the Internet of Things (IOT), we hear cyber security terms tossed around in the news, on the Internet, and at work. How can we reduce fraudulent risks if we don’t know these security threats exist or what they mean?
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Topics: PCI Compliance and Fraud Prevention

Protect Against Cyber Attacks: 4 Strategies for Merchants

Posted on Oct 02, 2017
October is National Cyber Security Awareness Month. Throughout the entire month, we will feature topics on our blog covering a variety of security concerns. In this first post, we will touch on four strategies to help merchants minimize cyber attacks. First introduced by the Department of Homeland Security and the National Cyber Security Alliance in 2004, Cyber Security Month was designed to raise awareness of how we interact with and manage the “Internet of Things.”
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Topics: PCI Compliance and Fraud Prevention, Small Business Tips, Enterprise Business Tips

Visa QIR Requirements: What is It and How is My Business Affected?

Posted on Sep 28, 2017
  Today's payment compliance environment is growing to address the increase in security issues and the need for standardization to enable a global payments environment. For your small business, that means you need to stay on track with the evolving set of requirements set by card brands, including Visa, Mastercard, American Express and Discover. QIR qualification is one of the newest types of compliance additions put in place by Visa that impact some businesses. Here's what’s involved, who it impacts, and how it can be addressed by your business if affected by this payment compliance for credit card processing.
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Topics: Due.com Partner Posts, EMV, PCI Compliance and Fraud Prevention, BluePay Partners

3 Ways Online Invoicing Can Make Your Employees More Efficient

Posted on Sep 26, 2017
BluePay is pleased to bring you this valuable information from our partner, Invoiced, an online billing solution helping businesses get to market quicker, experiment with new billing models, and grow with enhanced cash flow. Learn more about BluePay’s integration partnership with Invoiced here.
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Topics: Recurring Billing and Electronic Invoicing, Guest Blog Posts, BluePay Partners

Why Should My Website Offer Apple Pay for the Web?

Posted on Sep 22, 2017
Last year, Apple introduced Apple Pay for the Web as a way to compete with online payment services like PayPal. This additional payment option is something you should consider for your small business website -- and it's not just because hundreds of thousands of major brands and recognizable retail websites are already supporting this new online payment method.
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Topics: Due.com Partner Posts, E-Commerce and Online Payments, Payment Technology, Small Business Tips, Payment Trends

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