24 SEP 2015
The EMV Liability Shift is Here—Is Your Small Business Ready?
There are important dates in the life of a business that every small business owner remembers: the day you made your first dollar, the day you served your hundredth customer, or the day you opened your storefront for the first time.
27 AUG 2015
ICYMI August: First Data in the News
In case you missed it (ICYMI), below, we’ve compiled the biggest stories from around the web in August, featuring issues important to First Data clients including the upcoming EMV technology changeover, exciting developments from the world of alternative currencies, coverage of the upcoming Money 20/20 event, and more:
30 JUL 2015
The Impact a Data Breach Could Have on Your Business
Though over 70% of data security breaches are targeted at small businesses or particular industries1, and it’s rare that the business itself discovers the breach. Most events are detected by a law enforcement agency or a third party, such as a bank or a card association, that notices a rise in fraud that can be traced back to a specific merchant.
23 JUN 2015
100 Days to the Liability Shift - Make Sure Your Business is Protected
EMV chip cards are a key component to enhancing the security of payment transactions and accepting EMV chip card payments is an important part of protecting your business. But how does it impact your customer’s experience?
11 JUN 2015
Big Changes Ahead for Hospitality Industry
It’s easy to see how technology innovations have given today’s travel consumer a level of convenience and service that weren’t possible even a few years ago. From the ability to book and update travel plans on the go, to smartphone-based innovations in the payment and rewards-distribution spaces, easy access and control rests comfortably in the palm of your hand today.
04 MAY 2015
150 Days to the Liability Shift - Act Now to Protect Your Business
By the end of 2014, an estimated 120 million chip cards had been issued. By the end of 2015 that number is projected to jump to close to 600 million representing 65 percent of credit cards and 55 percent of debit cards.
27 APR 2015
The Time to Develop an EMV Action Plan is NOW!
Payment card fraud is one of the fastest growing problems negatively impacting merchants and card issuers around the world.
08 APR 2015
175 Days to the Liability Shift - Ensure Your Business is Protected
On October 1, 2015 you could be faced with the real possibility of being liable for counterfeit card fraud. With the continued rollout of EMV chip cards, Visa and MasterCard have changed who could be responsible for counterfeit fraud.
18 FEB 2015
Multiple Layers of Security Hold the Key to Fraud Protection
The more layers of security, the better the protection. The sum of
this multi-layered approach not only ensures optimum protection
of sensitive information against cyber-attacks, but also renders the
data useless in the case of a breach.
14 JAN 2015
Why Your SMB Needs EMV
Credit card fraud and business data breaches continue to be a major issue around the world; the situation is even bleaker in the U.S.
12 JAN 2015
Why Apple Pay will Succeed where Others have Failed
When Apple announced Apple Pay in September 2014 and then subsequently launched in October, it wasn’t so much ‘the what’ that intrigued me but rather ‘the how’.
09 JAN 2015
EMV is Here: Are All Your Locations Chip-card Ready?