Banking

September 13, 2022

What is the Digital Operational Resilience Act (DORA)? Final Council of the European Union Compromise Texts of the DORA Directive and the DORA Regulation

Billers

September 1, 2022

How a Fortune 500 Utility Company Took Bill Payments Mobile

Merchants

August 17, 2022

New Experiences Driven by QR Codes

Billers

August 16, 2022

Top 3 Consumer Bill Pay Insights From the Latest ACI Speedpay Pulse Survey

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.

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.

Merchants

June 13, 2022

Decrypting Crypto: Nakamoto’s Bitcoin Vision and What it Means Today for Merchants

The first online cryptocurrency transaction was recorded on May 22, 2010 – 10,000 Bitcoin for two pizzas. Worth $41 dollars at that time, those “coins” are now worth tens of millions of dollars. Since then, cryptocurrencies and digital currencies have come a long way.

Particle of digital data and numbers code

Merchants

June 1, 2022

Incremental Learning: The Real-Time Hero Taking on Fraud

In the fast-moving world of merchant fraud, we can no longer rely on the past to predict the future. The speed and scale of change is such that traditional machine learning (ML) methods, which analyze historical fraud trends, can’t keep up.

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).

Prime Time for Real-Time

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

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.

A woman is using a mobile phone

Merchants

December 16, 2021

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.

Data Security

Merchants

October 18, 2021

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.

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.

PSD2 and SCA

Merchants

September 2, 2021

Payments Orchestration: Music to the Ears of Merchants?

Payments orchestration is about maximizing payment conversion in the most cost effective way. It involves working with multiple payment providers, acquirers and banks to optimize the customer experience, increase conversions, ensure regulatory compliance, enhance fraud prevention and enable global payments coverage.

Merchants

June 24, 2021

Amazon Prime Day: We All Love a Good Bargain… So Do Fraudsters

Each year, Amazon’s Prime Day event proves to be even more successful than the last in terms of sales volume. And this year was no exception.