Terry Rourke

eCommerce and Omni Channel Merchants - Marketing at ACI Worldwide

Terry is a seasoned marketing professional with over 30 years of experience. While he has worked in payments for only 5 years, he has experience with both eCommerce and omni-channel merchants as well as with payment intermediaries. He enjoys building and repairing things with his hands and coming up with innovative ideas to solve complex problems.

Articles by Terry Rourke

Merchants

August 17, 2022

New Experiences Driven by QR Codes

The use of QR codes for payments has made a giant leap forward over the past couple of years.

Merchants

August 1, 2022

Making Your Mobile App More Engaging

The mobile app market is predicted to generate up to USD $950 billion by 2023. Merchants must have a mobile app to take full advantage of this growth, but so does everyone else.

Mans's hand holding fuel nozzle in car

Merchants

July 11, 2022

Driving Consumers In-Store: Turning Fuel and C-Store Challenges to an Advantage  

Getting consumers into a physical establishment is important for most merchants – but it is absolutely critical for fuel and convenience stores (C-stores) where there is virtually no eCommerce potential. Additionally, within the fuel sector, this is where higher margin items can be found.

Retail POS Card

Merchants

July 1, 2022

Meet the True Enabler of Omni-Commerce

In a previous blog post, we talked about how you can share merchant tokens without worrying about PCI compliance. We closed that discussion with the promise to detail the many reasons you would share merchant tokens.

Making a contactless payment at a restaurant

Merchants

April 21, 2022

Can Sensitive Cardholder Data Be Shared Without Worrying About PCI Compliance?

In a previous blog post, Can Cardholder Data be Stored Without Involving PCI Scope?, we discussed how the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) says it is possible to store a unique token that represents a cardholder’s Primary Account Number (PAN).

PCI scope for card payments

Merchants

March 23, 2022

Can Cardholder Data be Stored Without Involving PCI Scope?

Is it possible to store cardholder data without PCI scope? The short answer is no, but that doesn’t mean you cannot store a reference to it. Let me explain.

Prime Time for Real-Time

Global Payment Trends
As the world adopts real-time payments, how does your market stand to benefit?

Overhead view of entering card details when ordering online

Merchants

November 11, 2021

A Primer on Tokens, Tokenization, Payment Tokens and Merchant Tokens

Merchants around the world are navigating the world of tokens and tokenization, payment tokens and merchant tokens. When used properly, tokenization for retail merchants serves a dual use; it can be used to protect sensitive card data, and it can serve as an enabler for omni-commerce.

Cyber crime, A hacker using a virus to attack software

Merchants

September 8, 2021

Getting Medieval: A (Modern) Multilayered Approach to Payments Security

PCI compliance is a detailed and grueling process for a reason; fraudsters will exploit any weakness they can uncover. History has shown that even major merchants that consumers would assume are fully protected can get breached.

Man pumping gas into car at gas station

Merchants

April 8, 2021

EMV at the Pump: Is It Really That Secure?

Last weekend I went spring skiing, well spring snowboarding — but you know what I mean. It was sunny, with temperatures in the 50s — an epic day of carving mashed potatoes to close my snowboarding season.

Banking

January 13, 2021

An Executive’s Guide to the Top Five Fraud KPIs

Key performance indicators (KPIs) are a commonly used term across many industries. For KPIs to be a valuable way to measure success, they need to be properly defined, capable of being adjusted and connected to one another. When it comes to use of KPIs in fraud management, this is particularly important. With this in mind, let’s take a closer look at the different fraud KPIs, along with how they should ideally interact.