Card Brands Demand Merchant Risk Compliance

Merchant security monitoring is a key factor for any organization processing credit card data. So how many transactions can any acquirer or financial institution safely handle in a day? We tend to see in the marketplace hundreds of thousands of transactions being processed per second. And that is most likely only one rack in the …

E-Commerce: Balancing Speed to Market and Payment Security

With COVID-19 we are seeing a shift from bricks and mortar to e-commerce, particularly in the retail sector – James Reynolds takes a look at what companies can do to ensure they are PCI compliant and online payments are protected. As companies look at how they will continue to trade during the pandemic, many are …

COVID-19: A Changing Threat Landscape for Acquirers and Merchants

SecureTrust has been fielding a lot of feedback from our acquirer community regarding the changes and new challenges to their businesses resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic. The most urgent of these challenges is the sharp rise in attacks from criminal organizations taking advantage of business shutdowns. It is very important to maintain vigilance in cybersecurity …

Acquirers beware – Your merchants may be cashing in on this COVID-19 scheme

All of the recent attention to the COVID-19 global pandemic has produced a strong demand for consumer products that can protect consumers from infection. When there is a new threat of this nature, we expect an increase in bad actors looking to cash in. The COVID-19 pandemic is no exception to this rule, and people …