Embracing Diversity When Working Across Cultures
How to Unlock the Potential for Instant Payments?
A Real-Time Payments Retrospective
No Time To Waste Ahead of U.K.’s New Payments Architecture Launch
Can Payments Orchestration Help Business Sing? Here Are 10 Questions That Merchants Must Ask Themselves
Payments orchestration is the process of working with — or orchestrating — multiple payment providers, acquirers and banks to optimize customer experience and conversion, enhance cost savings, ensure regulatory compliance, improve fraud prevention processes and enable global coverage.
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).
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.
The Current Challenges of Buy Now, Pay Later
By now, everyone has either heard about, considered using or indeed fully adopted one or more of the BNPL payment methods available to consumers. Its meteoric rise as a prominent payment method is nothing short of spectacular, but as with anything new, there is room for improvement. In this post, we look at some of the challenges BNPL has in its current format.
Why Incremental Learning is a Gamechanger for Payments Fraud
Any innovation that helps merchants outfox fraudsters can’t come soon enough. An innovative, industry-first approach to machine learning, incremental learning represents a step change in fraud prevention. It identifies patterns earlier and more accurately, automating decisions and actions to keep merchants better protected than ever.
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.
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Global Payment Trends
As the world adopts real-time payments, how does your market stand to benefit?
Protecting Payments with Point-to-Point Encryption (P2PE) and Tokenization
The superheroes of PCI compliance – Point-to-Point Encryption (P2PE) and Tokenization – serve to protect sensitive payments data in flight, or at rest in merchants’ databases. But tokenization has some additional superpowers, beyond protecting payments, which all omni-channel merchants should know about.
Data Is Evolving – Are Your Fraud Prevention Services Keeping Pace?
It’s a constant struggle – as consumer behavior evolves, so do fraud tactics, as fraudsters seek vulnerabilities exposed by rapid change. And there’s no disputing that the pandemic has changed consumer behavior and accelerated the adoption of digital payment methods.
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.
Payments Orchestration: Music to the Ears of Merchants?
Payments orchestration is a hot topic in eCommerce and involves working with multiple payment providers to optimize customer conversion, enhance cost savings and improve fraud prevention processes.
Buy Now Pay Later Growth: PayPal Pay Later
In our ongoing blog series covering Buy Now Pay Later (BNPL), we’ve begun exploring the explosive growth of such payment methods while wondering if BNPL is really worth the hype. We then spotlighted Klarna, one of the major BNPL providers. We’ll now examine another leading BNPL provider, PayPal.
Monetizing Payments Data: How Merchants Can Leverage the Power of Analytics
In the world of commerce, everything is driven by data. The information that merchants collect and analyze determines the marketing channels they use, what products they stock and which customers they focus on.