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Category Archives: Point-Of-Sale Equipment

More PCI DSS Myths Dispelled

I’ve even heard merchants bitterly complain that they’ll have to hire a computer specialist or IT professional just to achieve their PCI compliance. Continue reading

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Clearing Up Some Common Misconceptions about PCI Compliance

Reports show some processors have added over $300 in annual hidden fees! Continue reading

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Medical Merchants Lag in PCI Compliance

This breach caused them to have to inform all customers of a potential threat if they had paid bills online since 2006! Continue reading

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New Threat Determined to Data Security: Photocopier Hard Drives

Stored images may be accessible long after scanning or copying the document. Continue reading

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The Carpetbaggers Walk Among Us conclusion

these companies have a prohibitively expensive ETF or early termination fee, often around $500 or more Continue reading

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The Carpetbaggers Walk Among Us continued

The sinister part of all this is that after their big spiel, even informed, knowledgeable merchants may begin to doubt their PCI compliant status. Continue reading

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The Carpetbaggers Walk Among Us

there is another, more insidious predator out there that is exploiting the misinformation and general ignorance of the PCI DSS Continue reading

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Overwhelming Burden or Easier than You Think?

If you are a basic small business with a computer, phone and stand alone dial up credit card terminal, you really only need to be concerned with a few of the PCI DSS goals. Continue reading

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Do You Know What Your Employees Are Doing?

The overall majority of data theft at small businesses, unfortunately, is due to employee dishonesty Continue reading

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Hackers Remotely Insert Malicious Data Collection Software

point-of-sale (POS) systems are more frequently targeted and compromised than e-commerce (internet) processing systems Continue reading

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