Three Tips to Increase Your Subscription Site’s Security

Damage related to cybercrime is projected to hit $6 trillion annually by 2021.  No matter how careful you are, everyone is vulnerable to a cybersecurity attack. 

“Preventing cyber-attacks isn’t easy, as a company we go through a stringent Level 1 Payment Card Industry (PCI) compliance audit in the U.S. and EU,” said Segpay CEO Cathy Beardsley.  “This audit helps us protect merchants who use our services and is required by our major credit partners.”

Attacks against e-commerce applications are by far the leading cause of breaches in the retail industry.  Now that the entire world is using credit more for contactless payments, it’s very important to make security one of your top priorities.  In Cathy’s latest column Three Tips to Increase Your Subscription Site’s Security she offers advice on what merchants can do to protect their business by prioritizing security.  You can read the entire column here

Make Your Life Easier with SRS

What is Segpay’s Reporting Service (SRS)? In a nutshell, it’s just what the headline above says: a way to make your life easier – assuming, of course, you are a merchant processing payments with Segpay. SRS lets you automate and/or simplify consumer support tasks and the retrieval of key stats about your transactions, all via http requests from your system to Segpay’s.

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Consider Non Credit Card Options for Funding Your Cryptocurrency Accounts

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Those involved in the cryptocurrency markets are familiar with the process for funding an exchange account to make trades. However, if you use a credit card to fund your account, chances are you will start seeing an additional transaction fee. Both Visa and MasterCard have clarified the Merchant Category (MCC) Codes used to classify these transactions, and the result is higher fees for consumers.

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More Tips for Improving Customer Retention

Back in July, SegPay CEO Cathy Beardsley wrote about customer retention strategies for subscription-based businesses, in particular how important it is to understand why customers are leaving (a.k.a., “churn”) before you can determine the best ways to retain them. Cathy defined a few different types of customer churn and suggested ways to combat each type:

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Help with Settling Euro funds in USD

For many years, SegPay has paired US merchants who do business in Europe with local acquirers that provide payouts in US Dollars. However, for various reasons the ability to find sufficient merchant settlement options for USD payouts has been getting more challenging. We expect this trend to continue, so we wanted you to be aware and let you know how we’re preparing.

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Taking Your Business Global May be Easier than You Think

When you think about growing your business beyond the borders of your home country, it probably feels like a daunting task: you have to consider language translations, currency conversions, cultural sensitivities, not to mention navigating a potential maze of local laws and regulations. However, depending on where you are located and how customizable your website is, taking the first step may not be as difficult as it seems.

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