iDeal acquired by European payment service iDeal is being acquired by the European Payments Initiative (EPI), a collaboration of European banks. Payconiq, the technology provider for iDeal, and Belgian payment service Bancontact are also being acquired. According to EPI, iDeal will serve as the foundation for a payment platform for the whole of Europe according to ecommercenews.euContinue reading “iDeal Acquired by EPI”
Recently I got an email reminder to extend my premium account with Spotify, this was in fact updating my payment data also. First, I received an email to tell me to update this, for me this immediately raised the question was this “fishing”? However, by looking at it, it was not and could login through a link to update my payment data. By clicking on a link, it got me to my payment information;
An every day event operating an e-commerce online store is dealing with security around your payment process. It is a given that fraudsters will try to buy something on your online store without a authorized payment coming your way or resulting afterwards in a chargeback. Therefore it is key to have such a streamlined payment gateway that will allow you to minimize the risk around potential fraud. Also PCI is a given that you will need to comply with or taken measurements around your IT security. So take in to account 8 Security Tips for Small Businesses Accepting Online Payments in 2017 an article from entrepreneur written by John Rampton, which is very valid information to take into account in running an e-commerce online store.