End-to-End Encryption for the Payment Industry
End-to-end encryption also referred to as E2EE, is a common process for securing communications that are being sent between two different people or companies to help protect the information from being accessed from an unauthorized third party while it’s being transmitted.
What is PCI Compliance?
PCI DSS (Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard) is a set of standards designed to ensure that credit card information remains safe and is captured and transmitted in a secure way.
Helcim Security Bug Bounty Program
To help with the continuous improvement of our security, we're introducing the Helcim Security Bug Bounty Program.
Chargebacks, What Your Business Needs to Know
A chargeback occurs when the cardholder contacts their financial institution to request a refund for a transaction, instead of contacting your business to raise a concern. When a cardholder files a chargeback, your business will be debited because of the request to return the funds to the cardholder’s account.
Watch Out! These Types of Credit Card Fraud Could Harm Your Business
As a merchant, you want to ensure that the credit card transactions that you process are for legitimate purchases and that they are not associated with fraudulent activity. There are several different types of credit card fraud that you should be aware of.
Making Your Call Centers PCI-DSS Compliant With A Secure Keypad
Whenever you process a transaction through a web-based Virtual Terminal, you expose your computer and network to sensitive credit card information
Reducing Fraudulent Credit Card Transactions With The Helcim Fraud Defender
Using the Helcim Fraud Defender is an excellent and simple step you can take to reduce the risk of fraudulent transactions and chargebacks.
Small Business Center
How Not to Get Hacked: 8 Security Steps For Your Small Business
Every day there seems to be a new data leak from the world’s largest companies. Follow these eight security steps to help protect your business.
What is Two-Factor Authentication?
Two-Factor Authentication is a method of confirming the account owner’s identity by using two different factors of entry. In order to log in, you need to “know” something, and you need to “have” something that no-one else has.
What is AVS (Address Verification Service)?
The Address Verification Service is a tool that allows you to check if the address of a credit card is linked to the person claiming to own that credit card. The AVS tool is usually provided to you by your credit card processor.
Protecting Your Ingenico Terminal From Fraudsters
There have been increased incidents of fraudsters abusing credit and debit card terminals. Here are some ways to protect your business from terminal fraud.