Tweet Google Checkout / Buy With Google Wallet button support in every ecommerce cart will officially be retired. After November 20, 2013, it will no longer be a viable service for any ecommerce merchant selling physical goods. Google explains it in more detail in the Google Checkout Help Docs and in their Google Commerce Blog [...]
Archive for the ‘PCI / Credit Cards’ Category
Tweet The State of The PCI Union in 2012 is poor, very poor. That is my conclusion after many months of observing, working with, and fighting against the PCI scanning companies that are trying to enforce PCI standards. What we do As a web host that caters to ecommerce clients, we deal with PCI issues [...]
Tweet PayPal Standard, the old “standard” for paying with PayPal, has seen its best days behind it. These days, there is no reason not to use PayPal Express Checkout. I wrote about this a few years ago in a post titled Ditch PayPal Standard for PayPal Express. I’m writing it again as PayPal made a [...]
Tweet Even the largest companies in the world have outages. In case you missed the email from PayPal, they have a few small yet large planned outages this month: Saturday June 16, 11:30 PM PDT – 11:40 PM PDT (Sunday June 17, 2:30 AM EDT – 2:40 AM EDT) During these 10 minutes, payment processing [...]
As of June 1st, having regular FTP enabled on your website invalidates PCI. The Payment Card Industry (PCI) is what governs the rules and regulations for securing credit card data.
If you’re an ecommerce merchant and accept credit cards, you are required to be PCI compliant. Failure to be PCI compliant can subject your company to fees and fines.