ALERT Micros POS Merchants – Important Information

On August 8th, 2016 and article in USA Today announced a breach! If your restaurant, hotel or nightclub has a Micros system this is important information that you must read. Check out the article here http://www.usatoday.com/story/tech/news/2016/08/08/oracle-point--sale-system-breached-report/88402014/ What should you do if you have a Micros System? 1-Change all of your passwords 2-Scan your system for viruses [...]

By | 2016-08-18T08:43:29+00:00 August 17th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Restaurant Spending Is On the Rise and So Are Chargebacks!

According to U.S. Department of Commerce data, since March 2015, Americans have spent more on dining out than buying groceries. Restaurant industry snapshot: In Q1 2016, Americans spent $158 million on restaurants and dining out versus $152 million spent on groceries in the same period. (Source: U.S. Department of Commerce) In 2015, the United States [...]

By | 2016-08-15T10:21:02+00:00 August 15th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

What is EMV?

EMV – which stands for Euro-pay, MasterCard and Visa, the three companies that started this standard –is the Global Standard for chip technology used to authenticate credit card transactions.  This technical standard revolves around smart payment cards as well as the payment terminals and ATMs that accept them. What is a Chipcard? A Chipcard is [...]

By | 2016-07-19T13:59:22+00:00 July 14th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

What every merchant needs to know about PCI Compliance.

PCI Compliance Here are the basic questions that we always get asked – How do I get compliant – contact your credit card company and get set up to do a SAQ SAQ is the Self Assesment Questionaire that every merchant is required to complete, it is required by the card brands. Most companies have [...]

By | 2016-07-05T10:22:15+00:00 June 30th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments