Why Your Business Needs PCI Compliance

Why Your Business Needs PCI Compliance

PCI stands for “Payment Card Industry” and is a set of security standards created by the major credit card brands (Visa®, Mastercard®, Amex®, etc.). The Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) is the specific set of requirements created to ensure that your business has processed, stored, or transmitted credit card information in a secure environment.

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PCI Compliance for News Publishers and the Media Industry

PCI Compliance for News Publishers and the Media Industry

Still Using a Lockbox and Phone-Based Payments? You May Be Putting Your Newspaper at Risk.

By their nature, news organizations are required to handle a surprisingly large number of financial transactions. Emerging digital privacy legislation, including the New York SHIELD Act, is making it harder for newspaper organizations to securely handle payment information and maintain compliance with local and national cybersecurity standards.

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PCI Compliance in 2020 made easy with our PCI Compliance Calendar

PCI Compliance in 2020 made easy with our PCI Compliance Calendar

PCI Compliance is important to maintain year round, at all times. Any gap in PCI Compliance designation is a major liability for your business. Non-compliance can lead to many different consequences such as monthly penalties, data breaches, legal action, damaged reputation, and even revenue loss. Achieving and maintaining PCI Compliance, however, can be complicated and time consuming when not working with a payment processing expert that you can trust. REPAY strives to make PCI compliance as simple as...

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5 Consequences to PCI Non-Compliance

5 Consequences to PCI Non-Compliance

What are the consequences for merchants if they are not PCI DSS compliant? 

PCI-DSS compliance can be difficult and time consuming to accomplish without the right guidance or help provided to you and your business. The Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) is a set of security standards that help keep you and your business safe from a breach in the system, which could be costly. Being PCI compliant not only gives peace of mind but it makes your business stronger and more secure. Trying to...

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New Merchant’s Guide Explains the Cost for PCI Compliance

New Merchant’s Guide Explains the Cost for PCI Compliance

REPAY has published a free Merchant’s Guide to PCI Compliance to help merchants understand and comply with PCI DSS standards. The Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) is the specific set of requirements designed to ensure all companies processing, storing, or transmitting credit card information maintain a secure environment. Keeping up with PCI DSS requirements is often overwhelming for the average merchant because it’s complicated and the rules constantly change. You must make sure all...

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Top 12 Features to Look for in Integrated Payment Processing

Top 12 Features to Look for in Integrated Payment Processing

How to find the best Integrated Credit Card Processor for your business 

As a merchant, you know the importance of getting the most out of your credit card processing and merchant services provider.  You may have already discovered there is a lot to consider when looking for the best integrated payment processing provider for your business. Most merchants agree that it is important to get the best rates but there is a lot more to consider. If you ever had a bad experience with a disreputable credit card...

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4 Tips to Understanding Merchant Statement Fees

4 Tips to Understanding Merchant Statement Fees

Understand how you can reduce merchant statement fees and save money!

Are you getting the best rates with your merchant services provider?  How would you know?  As a merchant, you have options when it comes to merchant service providers. The cost of processing credit cards can get out of hand if you are not able to keep a close eye on your monthly merchant statement. If you think your monthly credit card processing merchant statements are confusing, you are not alone. It is very possible that your merchant...

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What is Level 3 Credit Card Processing?

What is Level 3 Credit Card Processing?

How can my business benefit from Level 3 processing?  

One common question that our team at REPAY receives from many merchants is, “What is the difference between Level 1, Level 2, and Level 3 processing?”

Selecting the right processing level for your business simply requires understanding how much data you are able to provide about your transactions. The more data provided to Mastercard and Visa, the higher the savings.  Offering more data results in added security and protection from fraud as well as...

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PCI DSS Compliance Checklist – Get Ready for 2019

PCI DSS Compliance Checklist – Get Ready for 2019

Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) offers several layers of protection for credit cardholders against theft. Merchants are required to maintain current standards of compliance to protect your cardholder data and avoid penalties in the event of a security breach.  The PCI Security Council outlined the 12 steps you can take to ensure compliance and protect your customer’s data.

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Level 3 Credit Card Processing

Level 3 Credit Card Processing

Business-to-business (B2B) and business-to-government (B2G) purchases are increasingly being made via purchasing, corporate and business cards. The interchange rates for these types of cards traditionally have been some of the highest in the world. With that said, over the past several years, a new program has been created to help stimulate the American economy. Large corporations and government agencies have already began to take advantage of this program, significantly lowering their merchant account...

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