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November 26, 2009

Clearing the Mystery of PCI Compliance (Part 4)

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Last week we looked at Anti-Virus(AV) software. This provides us with a reasonable level of protection so that we can protect our customers’ information. However, new threats are always being released and we need to make sure we keep updated on the latest virus or new security threat. We also need to have a place to test out software and hardware updates, as well as a place to try new shopping carts, or new pieces of code that will make our...

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November 25, 2009

Thank You All

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This Thursday, in the US, we celebrate Thanksgiving Day. Most cultures have a day where we give thanks for our good fortune and acknowledge the many people who make our lives better. It is a day of reflection and gratitude, sharing and feasting, a day filled with fond memories and good friends.

I want to take this moment to express our greatest thanks to all of you. While we can’t invite all of you to our table, you are in our thoughts as...

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November 20, 2009

Clearing the Mystery of PCI Compliance (Part 3)

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We are at the half-way mark in becoming PCI Compliant. We took a little break for Fraud Awareness Week and now we are ready to “Maintain a Vulnerability Management System”. Our previous efforts have been focused on Building and Maintaining a Secure Network and Protecting Cardholder Data. We now have a firewall, clear policies regarding the type of information we will store, and the length of time we will store it. We even have encryption software...

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November 3, 2009

Lead or Stand Aside

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I don’t mean to get carried away with the title of this post, but since reading John Maxwell’s book, The 21 Irrefutable Laws of Leadership, I’m convinced that one of the key success factors to being a successful business owner is becoming a better leader.

Here’s the good news – becoming a better leader is a learned behavior, just like most...

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October 30, 2009

Clearing the Mystery of PCI Compliance (Part 2)

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Last week I wrote an article detailing how to comply with the first two PCI DSS Standards. In this article, I will show what is involved in complying with the two requirements in the “Protect Cardholder Data” standard.

Requirement 3: Protect stored cardholder data

Requirement 4: Encrypt transmission of cardholder data across open, public networks

We have provided a secure network to collect and store our customer’s...

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October 29, 2009

2Checkout API Beta

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2Checkout’s development staff has been diligently working to create a back office application programming interface (API). This API will help vendors automate both the account and order management process through either their own custom development or through third party software that supports the API.

When used in conjunction with our Instant Notification System and CGI purchase parameters, the API will enable the creation of sophisticated...

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October 28, 2009

Some Recent Updates

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The past few months we have made improvements, fixed a few bugs, and added some new features. Below are some of the projects our Development Team has been busy working on. I want to take a moment to thank our developers for all the hard work they do every day.

New Features:

Suppliers are now able to send order notes to customer in VA and to also copy themselves on those communications.Improvements to the Recurring Billing Process5 New...

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October 23, 2009

Clearing the Mystery of PCI Compliance (Part 1)

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This is the first is a twelve-part series detailing what is involved with PCI compliance. Earlier, Warner gave a very good overview of PCI DSS compliance.

“PCI DSS (Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard) is a security standard that applies to companies handling credit card numbers. The PCI level of enforcement differs based on the volume of transactions that a company handles.”

My purpose with this series is to provide the...

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August 14, 2009

Rainy Saturday? Let’s Play Ball!

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MudFootMud Volleyball that is. The Epilepsy Foundation of Central Ohio had it’s 24th annual Mud Volleyball Tournament July 25 and 2Checkout was there once again. While we didn’t win, but we did help raise some much-needed money for a very worthy cause. Congratulations to the teams that did win, and a sincere thank-you to everyone who participated in the...

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July 31, 2009

The 2Checkout reloadable MasterCard® by Payoneer

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2CO reloadable MasterCard®Now a faster, easier way to get paid – the 2Checkout reloadable MasterCard®.

Have your future payments loaded to your 2Checkout reloadable MasterCard®. Why wait for a check to come by mail, and then wait again for it to clear a bank?

It’s fast, secure and offers you the most flexibility with your money.

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