Recent news stories have been filled with reports of high profile merchant data breaches and compromises of cardholder and personal information. In a confidential report to the retail and financial sector, the U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation warned merchants to expect more cyber attacks as criminals seek to replicate the success of these attacks and exploit weaknesses in payment systems with new tools and techniques.
You may think what’s going on with these attacks is far removed from your business—that your shop is too small to be of interest to cyber thieves. This kind of thinking can promote a false sense of security. Read First Data’s new Market Insight to learn why you should care about payment security.