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4 Important Facts About PCI DSS

Posted by MerchantPro Express on Jun 13, 2017 11:35:09 AM

Many people reach for plastic instead of paper when making a purchase, so protecting consumer data is a key part of any business. When the proper precautions aren’t taken, merchants run the risk of a data breach, which can have serious ramifications and negatively impact an organization. This is why the Payment Card Industry Security Standards Council (PCI SSC) developed PCI DSS, which stands for Payment Card Industry Data Security Standards, more than 10 years ago—to make sure businesses are being proactive and taking the necessary steps to keeping their software secure.

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18 Months Later: A Look Back at the 2015 EMV Liability Shift

Posted by MerchantPro Express on Mar 29, 2017 10:30:00 AM

It’s been almost 18 months since the EMV (Europay, MasterCard, Visa) liability shift occurred in the United States. As a result, merchants who chose not to adopt EMV technology are now responsible for in-store counterfeit card fraud involving EMV cards. Any cases of fraud that happen at EMV-compliant businesses are the responsibility of acquiring banks as they were before.

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Clover Go Nominated for Best POS Innovation of 2017

Posted by MerchantPro Express on Mar 3, 2017 1:00:25 PM


Photo Credit: Ignite Pay NYC Blog

It’s that time of year again: The Innovation Project is officially underway. Launched by PYMNTS.com—an online resource that reports on the latest payments-industry news—The Innovation Project is a yearly forum in which people in the payments industry from around the world come together to talk about recent changes and new technologies, as well as what’s in store for the future.

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MPX Gives Back with Giving the Glam

Posted by MerchantPro Express on Feb 16, 2017 1:15:11 PM

Credit-card processing company MerchantPro Express is proud to get involved with the Boston-based nonprofit Giving the Glam, which offers financially disadvantaged teens the chance to enjoy their prom, making it an extraordinary evening and an unforgettable experience.

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Mobile Credit Card Processing: The Pros and Cons

Posted by MerchantPro Express on Dec 16, 2016 3:00:00 PM

Mobile credit card processing is a way for merchants to accept card payments wherever they are. This is a particularly useful tool for small businesses and companies that do not have a set location or are onsite the majority of the time, such as construction firms, hair salons, taxi services, and other mobile retailers.

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Growth of eCommerce Continues: Holiday Sales to Increase

Posted by MerchantPro Express on Nov 9, 2016 5:35:33 PM

It’s that time of year once again when we try to find the best gifts at the best prices for the people we care about. But we don't make multiple trips to the stores like we used to. These days we consumers shop online in greater numbers than ever.

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PCI SSC Is Joining Forces with EMVCo

Posted by MerchantPro Express on Oct 27, 2016 1:00:14 PM

According to a September 2016 press release, the PCI Security Standards Council (or PCI SSC) plans to work with EMVCo on a new project to help make online payments easier for consumers.

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MPX Proud to Be Involved in BBBSLI Swim Event in Levittown

Posted by MerchantPro Express on Sep 22, 2016 1:51:08 PM

In August, Big Brothers Big Sisters of Long Island (BBBSLI) took the plunge to get kids in the swim of things at the Levittown Swim Association. Almost two dozen youngsters, or “Littles” as they're known in the organization, were given free swimming lessons with the help of their “Bigs” and the lifeguards on duty. One of those “Littles” was Sebatian Gibbons of Elmont, who was there with his “Big,” Tom Fazio, senior vice president of sales at credit-card processing company MerchantPro Express (MPX).

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A Growing Team: MPX Introduces the Devin Family

Posted by MerchantPro Express on Jul 25, 2016 3:43:18 PM

Many factors contribute to a business’ overall performance, but the trait that holds an immeasurable amount of value is the quality of the people working there. An organization can have great products, but without a strong team dedicated to achieving the company's goals and meeting the customer's needs, it may not be able to beat the fierce competition. It’s people who make the difference.

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Mark Telander: New MPX Managing Partner for Chicago Branch

Posted by MerchantPro Express on Jul 12, 2016 4:08:51 PM

MPX continues to reach new heights and more cities in the merchant services industry. And with success, comes growth.

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