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The benefits of tokenisation to you and your colleagues

Posted by Franco Del Basso on September 25, 2018 at 12:00 PM

Tokenisation helps protect sensitive card data and reduce your PCI data security scope, which is great from a security point-of-view.

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Tokenisation for cruise operators

Posted by Franco Del Basso on September 20, 2018 at 12:00 PM

Tokenisation is much talked about in a variety of payment contexts at the moment, so I thought I’d blog about it.

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The five golden rules of EMV migration

Posted by Graeme Zwart on September 14, 2018 at 12:00 PM

By Graeme Zwart, PXP Chief Information Security Officer

Here are five golden rules for delivering a successful EMV migration. 

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Reimagining the in-store customer journey

Posted by Franco Del Basso on September 11, 2018 at 12:00 PM

We have experienced an in-store retail revolution over the last century. American entrepreneur Clarence Saunders kick-started it in 1918 with his self-service Piggly Wiggly supermarket in Memphis, Tennessee. The idea gradually spread around the world. Saunders disrupted the prevailing grocery model. Mobile point of sale (mPOS) is threatening to do something similar for the in-store operational and service model.

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The unwelcome guest

Posted by Graeme Zwart on September 10, 2018 at 12:00 PM

By Graeme Zwart, PXP Chief Information Security Officer

In the hospitality business, your aim is to make guests feel welcome. But there is one exception: hackers. They are the unwelcome guests on your network. Here are some tips to keep them at bay. 

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What makes the hospitality industry an attractive target for data thieves?

Posted by Graeme Zwart on August 29, 2018 at 12:17 PM

By Graeme Zwart, PXP Chief Information Security Officer

Historically the hospitality industry has held cardholder data across more systems and for longer compared to other industries. When data is held on point-of-sale, property management, loyalty and third party systems for use before, during and after the service is rendered, it increases the risk exposure to data breaches.

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Chargeback FAQ - 10 common chargeback questions

Posted by Lisa Middleton on August 29, 2018 at 12:00 PM

In this post we'll look at ten common questions on the subject of chargebacks.

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Everything you wanted to know about chargebacks

Posted by Lisa Middleton on August 20, 2018 at 12:00 PM

Chargebacks are a bit of a dark art - or at least they have that reputation. There’s the terminology, the timelines and the behind-the-scenes back and forth between acquirers and issuers. It can be confusing, so I thought it would be worthwhile blogging about the basics.

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The 6 most common reasons for chargebacks

Posted by Lisa Middleton on August 15, 2018 at 12:00 PM

In the next in our chargebacks series, we examine the six most common reasons for chargebacks. We explain how to defend them and, most importantly, prevent recurrence.

If a card issuer returns a previously-processed card sale to your acquirer, they must do so using card scheme-specific reason codes. As you would expect, these define the reason the transaction is being disputed.

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How to fight back against CEO fraud

Posted by Graeme Zwart on August 10, 2018 at 12:00 PM

By Graeme Zwart, PXP Chief Information Security Officer

In the next in our series of how to fight back against various types of cyber attack, we look at CEO fraud.

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wi-Q Technologies adds support for omni-channel payments via intelligent payments provider, PXP

Posted by Lisa Middleton on July 27, 2018 at 10:59 AM

wi-Q Technologies has announced that its cloud-based, mobile ordering and digital engagement platforms, wi-Q and Mi-Room, now support payments via PXP, an omni-channel, international payments provider.  

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What's the point in Point to Point encryption?

Posted by Lisa Middleton on July 23, 2018 at 1:22 PM

The real point of P2PE is removing sensitive cardholder data from your systems, leaving you with less data security stuff to worry about. It’s about being secure and protecting your brand, your reputation, your ability to trade and keep trading.

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