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Understanding PCI Audits

PCI audits are conducted on a regular basis, typically annually, by organizations that handle credit card transactions. These audits are essential for ensuring compliance with the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS), a set of security standards designed to protect cardholder data and prevent fraud. The primary purpose of a PCI audit is […]

Navigating the Costs of Using a Payment Gateway: What to Expect

When venturing into the world of online transactions, one of the pivotal decisions any business must make is choosing the right payment gateway. This choice not only affects transaction efficiency but also impacts your financial planning. Understanding the various costs associated with payment gateways is crucial for making an informed decision. Setup Fees: The Starting […]

Understanding the Marriott Data Breach of 2018: Lessons for the Payment Industry

In November 2018, the global hospitality giant Marriott International revealed a massive data breach in its guest reservation system. This incident, one of the largest in the history of data security, significantly impacted the payment industry, offering crucial lessons in cybersecurity and data protection. Key Facts of the Marriott Data Breach Detail Information Date of […]

5 ways Marqeta is changing the way we do Fintech

With Marqeta, Fintech is about to get a lot more interesting. With innovative new solutions and technologies, Marqeta is shaking up the industry and making it easier for companies to manage their finances. Here are five ways Marqeta is changing the way we do Fintech. Marqeta is shaking up the Fintech industry by introducing innovative […]

Robinhood vs. IPP Europe: A Comparative Analysis in the Fintech Landscape

The fintech industry has witnessed significant growth and innovation in recent years, with companies like Robinhood and IPP Europe emerging as key players. This article provides a comparative analysis of these two fintech companies, highlighting their unique features, market approaches, and impacts on the financial services sector. Company Backgrounds Robinhood: Founded in 2013 in the […]

Navigating the Complexity of Building Your Own Payment Gateway

Building a payment gateway is akin to constructing a digital bridge between customers, merchants, and financial institutions. It’s a critical component in the e-commerce ecosystem, enabling secure and efficient online transactions. But what does it take to create one from scratch? The Challenge of Developing a Payment Gateway The difficulty level in building a payment […]

Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning in Payment Processing

In the fast-paced world of fintech and payment services, staying ahead of the curve is essential for success. One of the most transformative developments in recent years has been the integration of Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Machine Learning (ML) into payment processing systems. These technologies are not just buzzwords; they are powerful tools that can […]

Balancing Security and Convenience in Open Banking Solutions

In the ever-evolving landscape of finance, innovation is the name of the game. Few concepts have shaken the industry to its core quite like open banking. It’s the force behind a new era of financial services, where convenience reigns supreme. Open banking promises to simplify our financial lives, offering a cornucopia of services through a […]

VISA – What is it?

Title: Demystifying VISA: Your Guide to their Role in EU’s Payment Sector Hey payment enthusiasts! Let’s explore the dynamic world of payment service providers, with our spotlight on the mighty VISA – the name that spells secure and swift transactions like no other. So, who’s VISA, you ask? Imagine a global bridge connecting merchants, consumers, […]

The Perfect Pair: How CRM Systems Benefit from Integrated Payment Platforms

I’m incredibly excited to have you here today, and I bet you’re just as eager to dig into today’s topic. We are going to explore the symbiotic relationship between Customer Relationship Management (CRM) systems and integrated payment platforms. Trust me, it’s like pairing the perfect cheese with wine – two things with pure love between! […]