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Card-not-present fraud prevention: how to protect your business

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Credit card processing fraud is a major issue for retailers. Not only can a breach of security cost a significant amount of dollars in the immediate term, it can negatively impact a company’s reputation, costing them customers and brand value in the long term. If your customers can’t trust you’ll keep their data secure, they will be less likely to keep doing business with you. 

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North American Bancard Introduces “Hotspots” for Payments Hub

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One of our main goals at NAB is to make running your business as simple as possible. To help in this mission, a tool has been introduced to help guide you through the use of Payments Hub. Little red dots know as “hotspots” will allow you to quickly find information needed to address any questions about the functionality that is available in that particular section. 

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Types of Restaurant POS Systems

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In 2018, restaurant sales grew more than 10 percent year-over-year, the largest 12-month gain in more than 3 years. To differentiate themselves in the industry, modern eateries are adopting more diverse point-of-sale (POS) systems than ever before. In a single location, a diner might find a traditional check-to-table restaurant POS, as well as tablets on tables, walk-up checkout, and other forms of restaurant EMV card reader POS systems. Let's take a look at various types of restaurant POS systems businesses are using to improve the customer experience. See pros, cons, and what types of dining establishments each POS system works best for.

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Credit Card Fraud Is Evolving – and So Should You

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 The migration to EMV chip cards has been beneficial for businesses looking to decrease how in-store credit card fraud affects their finances and customers. Visa reports as of June 2018, counterfeit fraud dollars have dropped 75 percent for merchants who have completed an EMV chip card update for their point-of-sale equipment, compared to 2015. For all merchants, counterfeit fraud dollars dropped 46 percent in the same time frame.

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Still Requiring Signatures for Countertop and Wireless Credit Card Processing?

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If you’re still asking for signatures to complete credit card transactions, you may be getting strange looks from an increasing number of customers. That’s because signatures are no longer required from the major credit card processing companies for EMV chip card transactions, so most businesses have stopped asking for them.

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