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e-commerce fraud
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E-Commerce Fraud: How it Happens and How You Can Stop it

E-commerce fraud comes in many forms, all of which are extremely dangerous to consumers and online businesses alike. E-commerce fraud is widespread: according to econsumer.gov, in just three months,  between January and March 2019, there were 5,305 e-commerce fraud reports in the U.S. In addition to being rampant, e-commerce fraud is constantly evolving, as cybercriminals...
business credit cards
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Entrepreneurs Share 7 Smart Ways They Use Business Credit Cards

A business credit card can be much more than a convenient way to pay for purchases. These cards can also provide lucrative rewards, superior fraud protection, and can smooth out cash flow. According to the Federal Reserve’s 2019 Small Business Credit Survey, 52 percent of firms with 1 to 499 employees use credit cards on...
merchant services
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8 Common Misconceptions About Merchant Services

If you already accept credit cards, are looking to switch merchant services providers or want to begin the process of accepting credit cards, it's important to know exactly what you are getting out of a merchant services provider. There are a number of providers that want to assistt their clients and help them accept credit cards the best way...
PCI compliant
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Does Your Small Business Need to Become PCI Compliant?

If your small business accepts credit cards, the answer is simple: yes, your business needs to become PCI compliant. But what exactly is PCI, how does it relate to your business and why should your business become PCI compliant? Let's break it down. What is PCI? By definition, the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI...
Credit card fraud
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6 Easy Ways Your Business Can Avoid Credit Card Fraud

Accepting credit cards is important for any business, but protecting your business to avoid credit card fraud is just as important. With credit card fraud on the rise, it is crucial for you to know and understand how you can prevent fraudulent charges occurring at your business. The Nilson Report estimates that in 2016, credit card fraud losses topped $24.71 billion,...
EMV chip cards
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Why Your Business Should Accept EMV Chip Cards

By now, you have probably heard the buzzwords “EMV,” “chip cards,” or “Fraud Liability Shift,” but do you really know what they mean? As a business owner, it’s critical for you to understand the importance of accepting EMV chip cards (chip-enabled credit and debit cards). We have put together the top reasons why International Bancard...