Steven Bowles

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You Should Be Using a Semi-integrated Payment Architecture. Here’s Why

In an increasingly complex payment environment, many merchants are seeking a more flexible approach to help streamline their payment process, enhance payment security and manage PCI scope. This is where a semi-integrated payment environment comes into the picture.

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Don’t Underestimate the Importance of Process in Your Balanced Security Approach

Whether you are a big hospitality chain, a quick-service restaurant or a small retail apparel store, payment security is critical to your business and your reputation. Your customers entrust their payment information to you, and they expect you to protect it.

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Your Balanced Security Approach Can (and Must) Include Your Employees

A Balanced security approach is a fundamental best practice when it comes to securing your payment infrastructure. Encryption and tokenization, firewalls for back-office systems or mobile device management (MDM) solutions can play a major role in preventing data theft ⁠— but a purely technology-based strategy isn’t a cure-all. Employees, from high-level executives to in-store associates, are an essential piece of your tiered security strategy.

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