Payment/Security ARCHIVE

Complying With PCI Standards and Protecting Consumer Data Takes a Token Effort  Aug 26, 2014 3:52 PM By Diane Buzzeo

With the drumbeat of bad news about online credit card breaches continuing, retailers can use tokenization to protect against consumer data theft.

Amazon Payments Unveils a Mobile POS Solution  Aug 13, 2014 7:18 AM By Tim Parry

Amazon Local Register will offer brick-and-mortar world a lower swipe fee than banks. And it will also give Amazon a glimpse at how omnichannel consumers shop.

GoECart, Bongo International Partner on Global Ecommerce Offering  Jun 19, 2014 12:15 PM By Mike O'Brien

GoECart has partnered with Bongo International to make global ecommerce easier and quicker for GoECart customers.

eBay Hacked – Users Asked to Change Passwords  May 21, 2014 4:48 PM By Tim Parry

The database, which was compromised between late February and early March, included eBay customers’ name, encrypted password, email address, physical address, phone number and date of birth. However, the database did not contain financial information or other confidential personal information.

Target to Incorporate Chip-and-PIN REDcards  Apr 29, 2014 12:09 PM By Tim Parry

Beginning in early 2015, the entire REDcard portfolio will be enabled with MasterCard’s chip-and-PIN solution. Existing co-branded cards will be reissued as MasterCard co-branded chip-and-PIN cards.

Michaels Security Breach Affected 3 Million Card Holders  Apr 19, 2014 9:25 PM By Tim Parry

Even after arts and crafts merchant Michael’s Stores Inc. announced it was a victim of a data security breach in January, Michaels and its Aaron Brothers subsidiary’s store customer’s credit card data was still at risk.

Heartbleed Also Affects Mobile Apps and Networking  Apr 19, 2014 7:28 AM By MCM Staff

Since Heartbleed went undetected for so long, the scope of compromised information is still unclear, but many online businesses are urging users to change their passwords as a precautionary measure.

Mountains Plus Now Accepting Bitcoin  Apr 02, 2014 9:48 AM By Tim Parry

Mountains Plus has partnered with Coinbase and Upshot Commerce to offer Bitcoin as a digital payment method for its specialty outdoor gear customers.

A Snapshot Look at Ecommerce Payments in Japan  Mar 27, 2014 8:08 AM By Tim Parry

Japan is a major economic power, and its residents are very well-versed in ecommerce. Here’s a snapshot look at payments in Japan.

28 More Tweets from MRCVegas14  Mar 24, 2014 7:25 AM By Tim Parry

And I’m back from the Merchant Risk Council Ecommerce Payments and Risk Conference… Jet-lagged from 3 and a half days in Las Vegas (if you include the red eye back home). But before I hit the office hard this morning, I wanted to bring you 28 more tweets from the last day (Day 4 or […]






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