Higher Education is in the spotlight and it’s not to highlight the good work that so many of you do day in and day out. You can’t watch the news or read the paper without seeing a negative story about tuition increases or the explosive growth of student debt. Politicians are tuned in, and the med
The race is on to take advantage of new debit card interchange rates effective October 1st. As we discussed during our Special Edition TouchNet LIVE! on July 14th, (click here to view a 10-minute executive summary), the Federal Reserve Board has defined new debit interchange rates in response to
Last month, I discussed a simple truth for your cashiering PCs: “If you type or swipe payment cards, you’re in PCI scope.” PCI standards have evolved to include all of the touch points for cardholder data, including computers that touch this information for only nanoseconds as they transmit data.
Payment card security has continuously evolved to provide more stringent protection for cardholder data. From its initial focus on large payment gateways and processors, the scope of cardholder data security has expanded to include all merchants, all sizes, and all systems.
Compliance with PCI 2.
I recently found myself thinking that it was just two years ago when PA-DSS (Payment Application Data Security Standard) became “real” for many colleges and universities. Sure, the PCI standard was already in place. But it really hit home for many campuses when ERP vendors began changing the way