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Updates to the NZ Privacy Act 2020

2020-10-15T14:47:55+13:00

You may have heard something about the Privacy Act being updated. There's lots in the news these days about privacy, including new laws being passed which protect customer data: GDPR (EU General Data Protection Regulation) from 25th May 2018 CCPA (California Customer Privacy Act) from 1st January 2020 PDPB (India Personal Data Protection [...]

Updates to the NZ Privacy Act 20202020-10-15T14:47:55+13:00

Protecting Payments Over the Phone

2020-07-22T11:27:14+13:00

It's not uncommon to take payments by phone. Whether you're a small business, a charity, or a large retailer; there may be situations where your customers need to make a payment over the phone. However, if you are taking payments by phone, there are a few things that you need to keep in [...]

Protecting Payments Over the Phone2020-07-22T11:27:14+13:00

Do Good Deeds and Take Donations Securely

2020-07-22T11:53:54+13:00

If you're a charity, you may never have thought that you might need PCI compliance and why it might matter to your donors. The Fred Hollows Foundation has worked hard to reach, and maintain on an annual basis, PCI compliance and has found clear benefits to their organisation, including: Stronger foundation for the [...]

Do Good Deeds and Take Donations Securely2020-07-22T11:53:54+13:00

Accepting Payments by Mail? What You Should Know

2020-07-22T11:50:14+13:00

While purchases online are more common than payments being mailed in on a form, we know that sometimes this is the easiest way to take payments. Whether it's for donations or purchases; if you're accepting credit or debit card payments using a paper form, there are a few things you can do to [...]

Accepting Payments by Mail? What You Should Know2020-07-22T11:50:14+13:00

PCI DSS Version 4 – When’s It Coming?

2020-06-09T10:42:34+13:00

Probably one of the most frequent questions we get at the moment is around when Version 4 of the PCI DSS will be released. It's the question that's on everyone's mind because a new version of the Standard usually means changes to the requirements that people need to address. While there's not a [...]

PCI DSS Version 4 – When’s It Coming?2020-06-09T10:42:34+13:00

Where Does it Say I Have to be PCI Compliant?

2020-05-13T16:21:58+13:00

One of the questions we get asked a lot is "Where it says that someone has to be PCI compliant?" To understand the answer to this, first we have to understand how the responsibilities are set out. Who Sets the Rules? First, the PCI Security Standards Council (or PCI SSC) sets out the rules. [...]

Where Does it Say I Have to be PCI Compliant?2020-05-13T16:21:58+13:00

How Do I Become a PCI Compliant Service Provider?

2020-04-30T17:15:09+13:00

If you've recently come to the realisation that your organisation should look at PCI compliance as a service provider, you're probably wondering how you actually get to the point of becoming PCI compliant. While there aren't a lot of PCI compliant service providers in NZ, that just means there are more opportunities for local companies. [...]

How Do I Become a PCI Compliant Service Provider?2020-04-30T17:15:09+13:00

Why Should I Become a PCI Compliant Service Provider?

2020-04-30T17:11:01+13:00

One of the most common misperceptions about PCI DSS is that only merchants who directly accept payments need to be PCI DSS compliant. In fact, if any of your customers require PCI compliance, you might also need to become PCI compliant or be included in your customers' assessments. Any service provider that has the ability [...]

Why Should I Become a PCI Compliant Service Provider?2020-04-30T17:11:01+13:00

Moving to the Cloud and Staying PCI Compliant

2020-04-01T13:57:56+13:00

We are seeing a lot of trends where organisations are moving to the cloud. If you haven’t moved to the cloud, you’ve probably been asked about it by at least one person in your organisation. The biggest players that we see in the cloud space are: Amazon Web Services [...]

Moving to the Cloud and Staying PCI Compliant2020-04-01T13:57:56+13:00