Mobile SMBs

Atlanta-based ControlScan, a specialist in security and compliance solutions for small and mid-sized businesses (SMBs), has released its annual Mobile Payment Acceptance Survey helps ISOs, acquirers and other merchant service providers (MSPs) gauge mobile technology usage and requirements among the SMBs they serve.

Payscout Reducing Fraud

In today’s age of increased use of credit cards for global eCommerce transactions, merchants are choosing to expand their accepted methods of payment not only in domestic regions, but abroad, as well. Merchants wanting to sell internationally are subject to high levels of fraud, high fees and misguided information, but this risk can be greatly…

Fidano Launches Flint+ mPayments

Fidano announces the launch of Flint+ Supported by Fidano, a next-generation mobile payments platform for small mobile businesses that operate outside of typical storefronts. The Flint+ program allows merchant service providers (MSPs), referral sources, credit unions, and community banks to easily offer a leading-edge aggregated mobile payments solution to their merchants and customers through a self-serve customizable channel registration portal. The Flint+ offering is an extension of Flint Mobile’s core application, which enables mobile businesses to accept credit cards by scanning the number instead of relying on additional external card reader hardware.

ControlScan Launches “Smart” PCI SAQ

Payment security and compliance solution provider ControlScan has announced a new PCI SAQ solution with an all-new “smart” version that significantly simplifies SAQ completion and revalidation for merchants of all sizes. To reduce business risk, ISOs, acquirers and other merchant service providers (MSPs) encourage the merchants they serve to become compliant with the PCI DSS and validate that compliance by completing the SAQ. SmartSAQ is an interactive, cloud-based application that features a contemporary user interface, intuitive question presentation and go-to support tools that save merchants time while boosting their SAQ success rate.

Exatouch Retail POS Software System Deploys TSYS Processing

Exatouch Retail POS software systems are now available with integrated TSYS, offering merchant services providers (MSPs) of having a POS software system to offer retail merchants, XTT LLC developed tightly integrated, easy to deploy POS systems especially for MSPs. With no merchant processing revenue sharing, Exatouch uniquely enables MSPs to realize the full potential of their business model, including revitalizing equipment leasing revenue. The Exatouch Atom™ and Atom Classic are now available with TSYS® payment processing.

CSR to Present on Credit Card Data Security Protection

CSR data compliance solutions and expert business services that helps organizations turn compliance into revenue, announced that Director of Consulting Services Linda Grimm will speak to attendees of the NorthEast Acquirers Association (NEAA) 2013 Summer Seminar on June 12th about the business threat of mishandling PCI and other personal data. Grimm will provide the latest news affecting merchants and their service providers in “The Future of PCI – Protecting Only Credit Card Data Isn’t Enough: How to Use Personal Data Protection Services to Improve Customer Retention and Boost Your Bottom Line” at the Hilton Hotel in East Brunswick, N.J. The NEAA provides an educational forum for financial institutions and members of the acquiring industry whose attendees will hear Grimm describe the opportunity to provide revenue-generating services their merchants need at a time of mounting pressure for federal legislation that would hold merchants accountable for data security. Class action data breach lawsuits highlight the need for all organizations to protect all personally identifiable (PII) and protected health information. By helping merchants go beyond protecting credit card data, just one type of PII, the payments community can be first to fill a need for security services that binds relationships and generates significant new revenues.

eGestalt 2011 Tech Innovator Runner Up

eGestalt Technologies cloud-based, SaaS-delivered, security and information technology governance, risk management and compliance solutions for SMBs to enterprises, announced its “SecureGRC” solution was named a runner-up in the Managed Services category at the 9th annual CRN 2011 Tech Innovator awards ceremony. The “SecureGRC” technology affords MSPs the power to offer their installed base of customers a SaaS-based security and compliance solution at 1/10 the cost, with less overhead than software-only point solutions. The multi-tenant cloud-based SaaS architecture allows completely secure instances to be created on a per partner and end-customer basis leading to a very cost-effective, pay-as-you-go services model for customer.

Palisade Systems Launches DLP SaaS

Palisade Systems Data Loss Prevention (DLP) solutions for mid-size businesses introduced its “PacketSure” SaaS DLP low-cost Software as a Service (SaaS) solution. The “PacketSure” SaaS DLP offers complete DLP functionality to end-users of all sizes and industries and is available exclusively through Managed Service Providers (MSPs). All healthcare and financial services firms are held to the same regulatory compliance issues, regardless of size or available resources. To make full DLP more accessible to a broader market, Palisade has delivered PacketSure SaaS DLP, providing virtual images of their full PacketSure DLP solution available for MSPs to turn on in their data centers for client use.

Palisade Systems Launches SaaS Data Loss Prevention

Palisade Systems Data Loss Prevention (DLP) solutions launched its “PacketSure” Software as a Service (SaaS) solution. The “PacketSure” SaaS DLP offers complete DLP functionality to end-users of all sizes and industries and is available exclusively through Managed Service Providers (MSPs). PacketSure SaaS DLP is the first product offering of the Palisade MSP Partner Program. With “PacketSure SaaS DLP,” MSPs can offer complete DLP functionality to users of all sizes and industries who want to protect sensitive data and avoid potential data breaches, and meet personally identifiable information (PII), personal health information (PHI), and personal financial information (PFI) requirements of HIPAA/HITECH, SOX, GLBA, PCI DSS and other data regulations.