Posted by admin on Apr 12, 2010


Most internet merchants are now requiring consumers to enter the three or four digit number on the back of the credit card as part of the checkout process.  The three digit code is known by several names:  Card Verification Value (CVV); Card Validation Code (CVC); and Card ID (CID).The theory is..

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Posted by admin on Apr 05, 2010


Ah, chargebacks.  The bane of any merchant accepting credit cards.How can you cope with chargebacks?Here are 5 quick tips that every high risk merchant account can immediately implement.Use address verification.  Internet payment gateways, whether integrated directly through a website or used for..

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Posted by admin on Mar 29, 2010


Overview of PCIPCI DSS is the payment card industry security requirement for any organization that process, transmit and/or store cardholder data.  PCI DSS standards are endorsed by all the major card brands.Compliance requirements are divided into four levels based on the number of transactions a..

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