Wednesday , August 5, 2020


July, 2020

  • 17 July

    COMMENTARY: Covid-19 Changed Demand for Cashless Payments. Are Small Businesses Ready?

    The month of June gave Google Pay an extended moment. Early in the month, the tech press started circulating rumors that Google planned to add merchant buttons inside the app. This feature would allow both digital and brick-and-mortar businesses to accept customer payments within Google Pay.  But users in India …

  • 14 July

    COMMENTARY: How 3-D Secure 2.0 Will Change the Payments Industry

    With the massive increase in e-commerce this year, and new merchants moving to an online model out of necessity, combating card-not-present fraud is incredibly important. EMV 3-D Secure 1.0 (or 3DS1) has been continually upgraded as technology and consumer habits changed; however, from its first iteration it has always had …

  • 10 July

    Fraudsters’ Schemes to Get a Share of Covid-19 Stimulus Funds Draw a Warning From FinCEN

    With trillions of dollars in federal stimulus money sloshing around in the economy to help consumers who have lost their jobs due to Covid-19, fraudsters are ratcheting up their efforts to get a piece of that pie. Two popular plans of attack are imposter scams, where criminals impersonate representatives of …

June, 2020

  • 9 June

    Battling Business Email Compromise with Payment Verification

    By Giact Business email compromise (“BEC”) attempts have skyrocketed in recent weeks. According to the FBI, fraud operators are using the “uncertainty surrounding the Covid-19 pandemic to further their efforts.”  With many in the U.S. shifting to a work-from-home environments, without the infrastructure and security in place to defend against …

May, 2020

  • 8 May

    TRANSACT Connect – Virtual Environment, Real-World Benefits.

    The meaning of meetings has changed.  In-person contact is so vital to the payments ecosystem – not only in the way some of its products are used, but also in the way that those products are sold to merchants, and industry partnerships are formed. The Electronic Transactions Association, producers of …

January, 2020

  • 7 January

    Uber Adds Public-Transit Payment Option in Las Vegas

    After rolling out access to public transportation fare payments on its app in Denver last year, ride-hailing leader Uber Technologies Inc. has added a similar service in Las Vegas. Fare-payment software provider Masabi Ltd. said late Monday that it along with the Regional Transportation Commission of Southern Nevada (RTC) and …

December, 2019

October, 2019

  • 17 October

    How ISOs are outsmarting flat production trends

    John Newton – Vice President of Sales, Strategic Partnership Channel, First American Payment Systems If one-to-many isn’t part of your ISO’s growth strategy, it should be. The days of selling on price and free equipment are in the rearview mirror. Product parity has leveled the playing field, with market compression …

September, 2019

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