Executive Insight: The Cost of Vigilance Versus Compliance

thumb By Steve Sommers – Senior Vice President of Applications Development, Shift4 Corporation

If there’s one word we hear too often in the payments industry, it’s “compliance.” Too many security officers, IT directors, and other business leaders hold to the term like Linus from the Peanuts gang clings to his blanket.

When Your Acquirer Comes to Call About EMV


Merchant acquirers (e.g., merchant banks, merchant services providers, and independent sales organizations) are waking up to the fact that the merchants they support need to be ready to accept EMV transactions by October 2015.

EMV for Small Businesses


A survey by Newtek Business Services, Inc., shows that 71% of small businesses do not know about EMV and how it applies to them. Are you included? If you run a small business, then we have a primer on what the October 2015 fraud liability shift means for you and how Shift4 is helping you reduce your fraud liability with EMV, and reduce your breach risk and PCI scope with True P2PE™ and TrueTokenization®.

Cyber Security Tips for Smartphone Usage

Cyber Security

Connecting mobile devices to your company network can introduce security risks to the environment if you aren’t careful. However, if you follow these simple rules for smartphone usage, provided by the Financial Services Information Sharing and Analysis Center (FS-ISAC), your environment will be much better off for it.

All Things EMV

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