Money Movers Inc. is a fully PCI DSS compliant Electronic Funds Transfer Gateway processor. In plain English, that means we move a lot of data over our network.. If we could not protect this information from unfriendly eyes, we would be out of business quickly and completely. So our IT Department works diligently to protect client information. That means that we have to have ironclad, hack-proof firewalls in place.
Right now I’m working on designing parallax websites for Moneymovers, Inc. and some of our clients. I can tell you this: it is not for the faint of heart. But correctly done, a parallax site will give you what you need in a website: longer view time, and more response to your calls to action.
In the midst of our conversation we came up with a new term: Internet Walk-In. The term describes the casual Internet surfer that is looking at fitness clubs and their websites and gets drawn into a site that offers an experience rather than flat information. The experience stimulates the user to purchase something – hence “Internet Walk-in.”
“…Traditional websites will one day disappear in favor of interactive portal pages." That’s me being quoted by Michael Scott Scudder in his recent newsletter article “Your website: product of the past or focus on the future?”
Bitcoins aren’t printed, like dollars or euros – they’re produced by lots of people running computers all around the world. These folks, called “miners,” use software that solves mathematical problems to keep the Bitcoin network running.
What used to have the potential to become a tense, “Why didn’t you call me sooner so I could get to the bank?”, situation, is no longer a quandary these days. That is, if you have one of the new apps for your cell phone that allows you to put the money into his account in seconds, all with the entry of a few numbers into your phone.
As EFT processors and online transaction companies slowly recover from the blunt force trauma of the recent major retailer hacks, more unnerving facts about the current state of online data security are slowly surfacing. Not only are the big boys being targeted, but a growing percentage of individual American consumers are reporting stolen personal information and compromised accounts.
These days, conventional wisdom dictates the demise of cash in the not too distant future. After all, use of the other major payment instrument, the check, has dropped dramatically in the last ten years in favor of electronic instruments, particularly the debit card. But a report from the Federal Reserve flies in the face of the generally perceived notion that we are ultimately headed for a financial system where you might... (Read More...)
Ever since the big Target hack in November, consumers and congress have been demanding immediate upgrade by all major retailers to a Chip and PIN EMV system where the customer must enter a four-digit code when they use their credit or debit card to conduct a transaction.
If you only looked at holiday in-store sales as a guideline to what’s happening with the economy you might think that the recession is still with us. Visits to retail stores during the holiday shopping season collapsed, despite seemingly broad improvement in the economy and job market.