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Security Center

We’re your payments security team

We’re your payments security team

Secure payments should be a top priority for every business. From ensuring you meet PCI DSS requirements to stopping fraud, our payment security services have you covered.

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Hackers go after business of all sizes

Breaches of security can cost you money, time, and headaches. Small businesses are especially vulnerable. Acumen Connections has the tools to help business owners prepare and protect their interests from costly security breaches.

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shields businesses against

shields businesses against

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Fraud

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Data Leaks

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Scams

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Fraud

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Data Leaks

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Fines

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Scams

Protect your business, protect your dream

Ensuring secure payments isn’t just about protecting data. It’s also about protecting your brand, reputation, and customer loyalty. You work hard to build your business. Don’t let fraud tear that apart. We set you up so you can focus on growing your business—and continue dreaming big!

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Here’s how we defend your business

Here’s how we defend your business

Six colored hexagons with different blurbs of information on each. Marchant portal - access your merchant online portal to monitor your reports in one place. security resources & newsletter - Stay informed on the latest news and best practices from dedicated IT experts. Kount - Use an advanced fraud prevention tool for your payment gateway. Fraud Department - We keep an eye out to identify and stop fraudulent purchases before they become a problem. PCI Compliance - Esure you and your team are trained for today's changing tech landscape. High-ticket items - Spread a safety net for suspicious purchases to prevent chargebacks.

We’re dedicated to the success of your business and stopping fraud in its tracks. To do so, we use the latest technology and create layers of security to protect sensitive information. Here’s some of what our payment security services include.

We’re dedicated to the success of your business and stopping fraud in its tracks. To do so, we use the latest technology and create layers of security to protect sensitive information. Here’s some of what our payment security services include.

Six colored hexagons with different blurbs of information on each. Marchant portal - access your merchant online portal to monitor your reports in one place. security resources & newsletter - Stay informed on the latest news and best practices from dedicated IT experts. Kount - Use an advanced fraud prevention tool for your payment gateway. Fraud Department - We keep an eye out to identify and stop fraudulent purchases before they become a problem. PCI Compliance - Esure you and your team are trained for today's changing tech landscape. High-ticket items - Spread a safety net for suspicious purchases to prevent chargebacks.
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We have your back

Our team has the expertise and tools needed to secure your data. When you work with us, you have access to our support team and resources. We’re here to help. Contact us whenever you need!

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Our security recommendations

As a merchant, you are an important part of your community. It is essential to maintain secure payments to manage risk—in person and online. Follow these guidelines as a start to stay safe.

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Limit access to information on a need-to-know basis

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Continuously train team with new security information

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Ensure employees have individual login credentials

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Report fraud as soon as you witness or notice it

Best practices in-person

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You want to create a secure payment processing experience for in-person checkout. Follow these tips for accepting payments safely.

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Don’t skip issuing a receipt

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Check the customer’s ID

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Insert chip cards or tap EMV cards

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Stay alert to unusual behavior

Best practices online

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Consider these tips for secure online payment processing. This will help protect you, your customers, and your online business.

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Don’t open suspicious emails

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Use a secure network

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Add captcha to your checkout page

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What are PCI DSS compliances and why do we require them?

The Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) is essential to protecting businesses. PCI DSS requirements are designed by major credit card companies to keep sensitive information out of the wrong hands. VISA, Mastercard, and other companies want their card holders to stay safe. Therefore, any business that accepts cards is required to be PCI compliant. That requires taking and passing a short PCI DSS compliance test. It only takes a few minutes to complete. Let us help you today.

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Our tech support team is on standby

Our team is dedicated to helping you succeed. We work hard to make sure that you have a great experience with our payment security services and can support you in any way possible. You can contact us anytime with questions or concerns, and we’ll be there for you!

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Our tech support team is on standby

Our team is dedicated to helping you succeed. We work hard to make sure that you have a great experience with our payment security services and can support you in any way possible. You can contact us anytime with questions or concerns, and we’ll be there for you!

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Frequently Asked Questions

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Confused about payments and payment processing?

Download our friendly e-book. We break it down so it’s easier to understand.

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Confused about payments and payment processing?

Download our friendly e-book. We break it down so it’s easier to understand.

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