Fraud Prevention Best Practices in the Holiday Shopping Season | DPO Blog

The holiday season - a time of connecting with friends and family, and taking some time to relax before the new year begins. It’s also a time that shoppers spend more than they do the rest of the year, and merchants see a dramatic increase in[…]

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False Declines - All you need to know to protect your revenue

Online payments have been on a steady rise for some time now, enabling businesses to extend their reach and grow their customer base. Having a web store and accepting payments online means merchants have more potential than ever to connect with[…]

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Study Summary: Global Airline Online Fraud Management

Airlines and Fraud

Airlines have long ago digitized their booking business, allowing travelers to search and secure seats on flights directly, or through third party booking agencies. But it’s not only ticketing that has gone digital - services[…]

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GDPR and the Importance of Compliance

What is the GDPR?

Implemented on May 25, 2018, the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is an EU law designed to provide additional protection for personal data, regulate how companies use collected data, and users’ right to privacy. The[…]

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Starting Your eCommerce Store Using Shopify? Here are a few pointers.

Shopify is a complete eCommerce solution, enabling merchants to reach customers via an online store. Shopify is a cloud-based hosted solution, which means the platform is kept up-to-date, can be accessed from anywhere in the world, and doesn’t[…]

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Cashless and Mobile Money Payments in Namibia

Gone are the days of collecting cash and stuffing it under the mattress until you need it: cashless payments - those made with credit, debit, or prepaid cards, or e Wallets- are extremely popular worldwide. Customers prefer the ease and security[…]

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Quick Guide to Magento & Why It's Good For Your Business


 Magento is a powerful, scalable, flexible, and user-friendly eCommerce system which gives merchants the opportunity to bring their products and services to the digital world. It is open source and easily customizable, making the Magento[…]

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Quick Guide to WooCommerce And Why It's Good For Your Business


In 2017, eCommerce sales worldwide reached $2.3 trillion USD and that number is expected to more than double by 2021. Customers are favouring shopping online, often choosing to order products or book services online rather than shop in-store.[…]

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Lourens Brink Appointed As New DPO's Group Chief Financial Officer


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3 Ways To Make Recurring Billing Effective For Your Business

For merchants selling goods or services billed in instalments or on a subscription basis, recurring billing is a necessity.

Recurring billing is when a merchant sets up a prearranged schedule to bill a cardholder for specific goods or services.[…]

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