Breach Days: Equifax and Beyond (updated)

When this post first appeared last summer, we called it “The Breach Days of August,” sounding various alarums from what had…

September of Our Year: EMVs Delayed, Storms Felt (updated)

In last fall’s Labor Day survey, we wrote that the unspoken rule was to put white clothing away until Memorial Day…

How To Prevent Financial Risks When Traveling Or Shopping

We are deep in the heart of the summer travel and shopping seasons, which means more of us are getting out, getting on the road, and exploring new places.

How Portable Preparing Empowers Imaginative Business

For years, places like farmers markets, food trucks, sports concessions and a slew of others all operated on a cash-only basis, which in turn, limited their customer base. Those days are fading fast.

Credit Card Processing Risk Management Solutions

With summer only a couple of months away, now is a good time for seasonal or tourism-oriented businesses to give additional thought to secure payment processing.

Fraud Prevention. Why This Issue Affects All of Us

The issue of secure payment processing is obviously a longstanding battle between banking institutions and thieves, but this…

Hacks Happening! But AVPS and SID Can Help!

We knew we’d have some “breachy” news to report this month — we always do — but little did we know how much! For starters…

Happy New Year! And In A Time of Breaches, “SID” Is Coming!

Of course, just because the calendar changes, that doesn’t mean the issues, ideas, and economic trends of the previous year suddenly “go away” either.

The Christmas Economy’s Home Stretch — and One More Big Hack

Normally we like the holiday weeks to have more “genteel” posts, with a little holiday history, and some prognostications…