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 the payments for only 4 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

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.

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.

Prime Time for Real-Time

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