It seems every few months, we see another news story about a retail or restaurant company that has had customer data breached. And while the big stories make the news, criminals more often target small businesses that have fewer resources to protect themselves.
Have you upgraded your payment technology to accept EMV yet? Many pizzeria and delivery restaurant owners have been dragging their feet, as a large percentage of their sales are card-not-present deliveries. For online and delivery orders, pizzerias and delivery restaurants are being charged card-not-present fees—whether they have upgraded to EMV or not. If more than half of your payments are card-not-present, it’s hard to justify the hardware upgrades for EMV.
If EMV and PCI are just letters to you, you should know that these acronyms represent important security standards for your business.
Did you know that if a guest uses a counterfeit or stolen, chip-enabled payment card in your restaurant, and if you are not using an EMV card reader, you are liable for any and all chargebacks? Chargebacks of this kind are on the rise.
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The EMV migration deadline has finally arrived in the US, and questions about why businesses should accept EMV chip cards are pouring in. A lot of these questions are based on incorrect information and myths that are rampant in the industry right now.
(Debunk these myths, watch a recorded version of our recent webinar – Fact vs. Fiction: EMY Myths Debunked)
First, we want to make it clear, that migrating to EMV is not a government mandate, it is a business decision for the merchants. However, it is recommended that merchants of all sizes migrate.
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