Top 5 Challenges in Online Payments and How to Overcome Them

Online merchants and consumers alike expect online buying and selling to be easy, efficient, and safe. Ecommerce transactions trigger complex automated processes that involve downstream players: banks and payment processors to name just two. In[…]

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How Merchants Can Identify Fake Credit Cards

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4 Security Best Practices for eCommerce Sites

Retail ecommerce sales were valued at over $5 trillion in 2016, and projected to reach over $8 trillion in 2020, according to a 2016 Juniper Research study.  With the rise in ecommerce, however, comes an increase in fraud attempts.  Juniper found[…]

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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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A Merchant’s Guide to Credit Card Failure Codes

When a credit card is declined, it’s useful to know what the accompanying credit card failure code means and what you should do about it.

Here is an explanatory guide of the most common credit card failure codes and the actions you should take[…]

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The 3 Most Common Types of Chargebacks and How You Can Prevent Them

According to the LexisNexis 2016 True Cost of Fraud study, online merchants report that 49% of fraud-related revenue loss is a direct result of chargebacks. By beginning to understand online fraud and why chargebacks occur, you can take steps to[…]

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Why Direct Pay Online is the Ultimate Payment Service Provider for Hotels

The global hotel and resort industry generates $864 billion in annual revenues from its over 700,000 hospitality businesses, according to a 2016 report by Ibis World.  The industry is highly competitive with players vying for higher market shares[…]

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How Olympic Champions Would Mitigate the Risks of Online Fraud

I am an Olympic enthusiast. Every four years, I get eager, excited, emotional, and enthusiastic cheering on my nation and my favorite athletes. I love the sportsmanship, the camaraderie, the adrenaline rush, and the sense of national pride.

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4 Best Practices for Securing a Payment Page and Protecting Customer Privacy

With online sales expected to grow to more than $400 billion within the next two years, you need to make sure that you accept online payments via a payment page that is totally secure and protects customer privacy.

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PCI DSS Compliance: The 4 Most Important Things Merchants Need to Know

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