MasterCard Best Practices for Managing Authorization Reversals

Authorization reversals are a tool that merchants can use for various reasons, such as to:

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American Express Security and Fraud Prevention Strategies

Preventing fraud is an important step towards safeguarding your business and protecting customer information. Many major card providers utilize a range of security features and fraud prevention strategies to ensure merchants and customers are[…]

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Visa Security Features and Fraud Prevention Strategies

Like every major credit card company, Visa takes fraud prevention very seriously. Using a selection of sophisticated card security features and an array of fraud prevention strategies, they enable merchants to accept card payments with a[…]

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MasterCard Security Features and Fraud Prevention Strategies

When customers pay by credit or debit card, there’s always a risk of fraud. However, card providers such as MasterCard implement a wide range of features to ensure the highest level of  security possible– preventing fraudulent transactions and[…]

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An Inside Look at the Credit Card CVV and How It Protects Against Fraud

Preventing fraud is a priority for merchants and customers alike. When a customer pays using a credit or debit card, procedures are in place to ensure the transaction is not fraudulent. The card itself has multiple features built into its design.[…]

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Why the Same Transaction is Successfully Processed By One Provider, But Not Another

Let’s take a typical scenario. A customer from Brazil tries to buy a product from an Africa-based tourism website. The transaction is declined. Then, he tries to buy the same product from another Africa-based tourism website, and the transaction[…]

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Why Shop Owners Should Use an All-In-One Payment Solution

Currently, many shop owners are relying on more than one way to accept and process payments. A common scenario that might be familiar is the use of mobile phone apps and SMS to collect online payments and a separate mPOS device to swipe credit[…]

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The Payments Landscape in Tanzania

Tanzania’s commercial banking landscape is highly regulated, however, recent years have seen improvements in efficiencies and the implementation of internationally accepted protocols.  

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How Low-cost Carriers in Africa are Helping More People Fly

 

Africa has lagged behind other continents in airline travel. Different factors can be to blame for this isolation, such as tedious government agreements necessary to create direct routes, illogical routing causing long flights, and costly[…]

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P2PE for Merchants

Security is a top priority for merchants. Maintaining high levels of security is essential for avoiding fraud and keeping cardholder data secure.  Evidence that you are meeting high security standards boosts customer confidence, increasing your[…]

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