Author: Eric

  For those who are unfamiliar with the term NFC (Near Field Communication) is a standards-based wireless communication technology that allows data to be transferred between devices from only a few centimeters apart (ie. mobile phone to terminal). NFC is the next step from in migrating contactless...

Not only have mobile payments become one of the fastest-growing game-changers in the consumer market, we strongly believe that with enough time mobile will be the future in the payments industry. The two largest and most successful forms of mobile payments to date are...

It is standard procedure for an underwriting bank to ask for a personal guarantee. For many business owners it can seem like a stressful or risky commitment. When businesses apply for credit card processing they are often surprised by the amount of information required and...

Are you worried about the efficiency of your processing hardware? Europay, VISA and MasterCard (EMV) have created security incentives to make Chip & PIN standard across Canada. This incentive adds another layer of security to protecting your cardholders/merchants information. What is EMV? EMV standards define the requirements that...

Canadians are early adopters of new technology. There's no question about this. Many of us find ourselves driving two hours across the border to purchase the latest Ipad.  We are also one of the heaviest user's of the Internet, online banking and shopping. If we rely so much...

Does your business store your client's credit card or other sensitive information? Do you accept order forms by fax, email or other insecure means? Have you thought about the risks to your business' reputation if your client's information was compromised by hackers? March 30th, the personal data of approximately...

A new challenge is calling developers to replace the current cash system with new digital form of cash.  It's called MintChip.  The idea is that currency needs to change with the digital economy than ever. I couldn't agree more. MintChip is nice compliment to mobile credit...

We are proud to announce none of our Merchant Accounts should have been affected by today's data breach. According to NY Times, Atlanta's Global Payments Inc experienced an ongoing data breach between January 21st and February 25th. If you do own a VISA or MasterCard credit card you should...