Today, every business in the country faces risks associated with fraud and identity theft. Once a problem that was rarely a concern, today’s digital society has made it ever increasingly difficult to ensure your business is operating at its best to protect consumer information. As a business owner, it is very impotent for you to take steps to address just how secure your payment processing methods are. It may be time to upgrade your POS system to better enable proper handling of these concerns as well.
EMV: What It Means
You may know of one of the most recent upgrades and requirements associated with credit card fraud and identity risks. EMV is a step in the right direction for many of today’s business owners, but it can be complex to understand and even more difficult to put into place by the small business professional. First, realize that this is a required upgrade. If you do not upgrade your POS system to take EMV payments, you could be responsible for any fraudulent payments that your customers or buyers make. That can become very expensive for small business owners.
As you take the time to choose the right POS system to upgrade to protect your customer information, do not overlook the importance of upgrading to more secure credit card processing solutions. IF you have not updated these systems in the last five years, it is time to do so since your existing system is likely to be well out of date. That will end up costing your business as well. It also makes it more difficult for your customers to trust that you will actually be able to protect their payments while still making it possible to make fast and accurate payments.
To find out if you should upgrade, it is a good idea to talk to our POS system team. We can help you to determine just how secure your systems are. It is possible to find gaps in your security that could be exposing your customers to risks and your business to fraudulent claims. You do not have to battle security issues when you take the time to upgrade to a new system. It can make all of the difference in the world to make this change possible within your small or medium sized business.
Call us at 303-309-1218 or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org us about your options.