Monthly Archives - September 2013

What is CIM?

What is CIM? – CIM is a tokenization solution that allows merchants to store their customers sensitive payment information on a secure server. How does CIM work? – CIM works by replacing all of the customers sensitive information with a profile ID (token) What are the benefits to using CIM? – Allows merchants to provide faster checkouts – Reduces merchants risk of Data Compromises – Simplifies the process of PCI DSS compliance process. CIM is available for use through Authorize.Net Don’t wait to start Protecting Your Business and [...]

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Payment Tokenization

Tokenization of a credit card To better understand what Payment Tokenization is, you can think of it this way; Imagine going into a casino with your Cash (fun right?) Once your there, you don’t use your cash at the tables you use Poker Chips instead. These Poker Chips in essence represent your Cash. Using these Chips reduces the risk the Casino, as well as the Gamblers would take with actual Cash being used. The Cash is stored safely in a [...]

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Merchant Spotlight: Hammond’s Candies

  Over the past 90 years, Hammond’s Candies has reigned over the “Mile High” city of Denver, Colorado as a high quality candy manufacturer. Started in 1920 by Carl T. Hammond, Sr. when he was inspired to become an entrepreneur after creating his first original candy, Honey Ko Kos, a delicious chocolate topped with shredded coconut. YUM! Business boomed through the 1920s and when most businesses were suffering during The Great Depression, Hammond’s just went right on selling candy. Carl’s motto was [...]

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The NEW easy way to accept credit cards on the go – the NEW Square – Introducing FLINT!

The easiest way to accept credit cards on your mobile device without using a card reader or extra hardware! If you have your smart phone, you are accepting credit cards! Flint’s unique approach to processing is to use your phone’s camera to scan the credit or debit card. Once the card is scanned, simply enter the card verification information to ensure a secure transaction. The Flint app instantly sends an authorization request through a PCI Compliant payment gateway and you [...]

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