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Why CardEasy is the best secure payment option for retailers

The retail sector is a hotspot for cybercrime. Recent retail data breaches include Neiman Marcus (the personal data of 4.6 million customer was exposed, including payment card details) Wegmans, Guess, Panasonic, J Crew, Macy’s and Uniqlo, to name but a few. The amount of sensitive data that retailers hold, combined with the drive for companies …

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What is DTMF masking and how can it help you ensure PCI DSS compliance in your contact center?

This article explains how DTMF masking (also known as DTMF suppression or DTMF clamping) works and how a secure payment solution such as CardEasy that uses DTMF masking is the most secure and PCI compliant way to take payments over the telephone. What are DTMF tones? DTMF stands for dual tone multifrequency. Each key on …

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How to prepare for PCI DSS 4.0

The PCI Security Standards Council released PCI DSS v4.0 on March 31, 2022. The aim of the update is to establish standards that better address emerging threats and new technologies. The process of developing PCI DSS v4.0 has involved feedback from more than 200 organizations with the aim of ensuring that the PCI DSS standards …

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Consumers’ changing attitudes to telephone payments in a post-pandemic world

We’ve been conducting regular research on consumers’ attitudes to telephone payments since 2014. Our most recent update of this research reviews the current state of play regarding consumers’ attitudes to card payments by phone and assesses how these have changed over the last few years, particularly considering the ongoing effect of the global COVID-19 pandemic …

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Why PCI DSS matters (and what you can do to protect your business by ensuring you’re compliant)

If your company processes card payments, then it’s likely that you have heard of the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (or the PCI DSS as it is more commonly known). In this blog we take a deep dive into what PCI DSS is and if it is something that affects your business. What is …

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Agent assisted versus self-service IVR payments – what’s the difference?

Our flagship CardEasy solution enables customers to pay securely using the touch-tone keypad of their phone, either whilst on a call with an agent (so-called ‘agent assist’ mode) or using a self-service IVR. The technology underpinning both options is DTMF masking. In this blog we’re going to explore these two options in more detail and …

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