Category Archive for "Media"

CardConnect Secures Two Patents on Tokenization From U.S. Patent and Trademark Office

PHILADELPHIA, Oct. 29, 2014 — CardConnect, a fast-growing provider of payment processing and technology services, today announced that it has been awarded two patents on tokenization technology from the United States Patent and Trademark Office. The two patents – U.S.

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FierceRetail: Data breaches – Will retailers step-up their game?

At this point the “data breach” headline is borderline yawn-inducing, but it doesn’t mean consumers aren’t noticing. It may not result in an all-out boycott, but most people are feeling wary of breached stores. But what is actually causing this

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SC Magazine: Kmart Breach Likely Exposed Payment Card Data

It’s not official yet, but it’s not looking good. All signs point to exposed credit card data in the recent Kmart breach, and the Secret Service is still investigating. CardConnect CEO, Jeff Shanahan, and other industry experts weighed in with

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SecurityWeek: Protecting Point-of-Sale Devices in the Face of Attacks

It seems like more security breaches are popping up every day, and the media is taking notice. Many of these breaches have been the result of compromised point-of-sale systems. Our chief security officer, Rush Taggart, recently spoke to SecurityWeek about

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Chain Store Age: Experts Weigh in on Kmart Breach

Another retail data breach has swept the country, leaving consumers confused and worried. Industry experts, however, seem frankly unsurprised. With hackers not only becoming more advanced but many retailers not putting the right protection in place, the consensus seems to

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CardConnect Hires Chief Revenue Officer, Scott Dowty

PHILADELPHIA, Oct. 8, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — CardConnect announced today that Scott Dowty has joined the company as Chief Revenue Officer, a newly created position at the fast-growing provider of payment processing and technology solutions. Dowty brings more than 20 years of

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Mashable: Home Depot Confirms Security Breach, Customers’ Payment Cards At Risk

IMAGE: FLICKR, MIKE MOZART By Jason Abbruzzese September 8, 2014 Home Depot has confirmed that its payment system suffered a security breach, putting customers’ payment cards at risk. The breach was limited to U.S. and Canadian stores, with no evidence that

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BizTech & CardConnect Announce Strategic Partnership

CardConnect customers to capitalize on flexible and secure Oracle Managed Services while BizTech customers benefit from integrated payment processing. King of Prussia, PA, September 05, 2014 — Business Technology Solutions (BizTech), a leading Oracle Consulting and Technology Services firm, and Oracle

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Compliance Week : PCI Guidance Provides Clarity to Payment Card Industry

CardConnect CTO Rob Nathan recently sat down with Compliance Week to talk about the most recent addition to PCI 3.0. The addition regards outsourced security providers—something the CardConnect is quite familiar with. It has becoming increasingly more popular for merchants

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CardConnect Introduces Payments Portal To Its 50,000 Merchants

CardConnect Merchant Center allows businesses to access and manage transactions in real time  PHILADELPHIA (July 15, 2014) — CardConnect, one of the nation’s fastest-growing providers of payment processing services, today announced the launch of the CardConnect Merchant Center, an online

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