Author: Eric

What is credit card fraud and how can it affect my business? Credit card fraud affects almost every business in Canada. Credit card fraud is responsible for the majority of all fraudulent transactions. Take preventative measures so your business isn’t targeted. It is crucial to have measures...

MasterCard SecureCode and Verified by Visa offer preventative measures for fraud protection, going a step further, adding an extra layer of security when entering your sensitive credit card information online. Using a registered private code, similar to a PIN, adds protection against unauthorized use of...

A secure business helps customers feel safe when disclosing their personal data. This holds true when selling goods and services online. Here are some tips to help you examine the security for your online business. Write and post your security policy Write a clear security policy that...

Merchants should already be aware of the migration to Chip and PIN technology in the Canadian payment system, that is moving away from the less secure magnetic stripe credit or debit cards. The results after adopting Chip and PIN have been positive in Europe and this...

In the first post about the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard, we outlined the 12 requirements. Now that you have learned the requirements, it is important to be sure that your business know how to take action and put these security measures into effect. How...