In a recent interview with CNET News, Bob Russo of the PCI Security Standards Council discussed what it means to be PCI compliant. Key points addressed in the interview include how the council was formed, as well as industry standards and the consequences of not being PCI compliant.
An Address Verification System (AVS) is a helpful credit card processing tool that provides merchants with an additional security measure when verifying accounts. With AVS, merchants can include the ZIP code and even the cardholder’s entire billing address in the authorization request. This is especially useful during card-not-present transactions, such as Internet sales, when merchants cannot verify accounts through signatures or other forms of identification.
Whether you’re running a popular fine dining establishment or a small retail Website, dealing with customers is vital to your success. Your customers, after all, play a large role in the success of your business. The following are four ways online credit card processing can help improve your customer service.