Hospitality execs are flocking to table-side and mobile payment apps. But with Category 3 apps still delisted, what does the Council advice? Bob Russo, general manager for the PCI Council, reveals what progress has been made regarding Category 3 applications, the major challenges concerned with their certification, and what operators can do in the meantime to secure their devices.
Tokenization offers added layer of security to spa management software while reducing PCI scope.
Announced at 2011 PCI SSC North American Community Meeting, the new capabilities allow restaurants to benefit by offering Wi-Fi access with localized content, in-store customer feedback and loyalty programs.
Many of the chain's franchisees have added biometrics to their POS systems to prevent the sharing of employee PINs, which in the past were responsible for driving up food and labor costs.
The payment gateway announced an integration with the Zen Cart e-commerce solution, enabling users to potentially save nearly 50 percent on transaction fees.
In May, Google marked its official entrance into the NFC-payment space with the introduction of Google Wallet. HT takes an in-depth look at this mobile payment advancement and its potential benefit to restaurants. Plus, Robert Notte, VP of IT for Jamba Juice, reveals the details behind his company's Google Wallet pilot.
The integration of Mercury Payment Systems' HostedCheckout will help MenuDrive restaurants users to simplify PCI-DSS compliance by offloading card data to a payment page that is hosted by Mercury.
The corporation plans to extend the solution, which is currently being used to reduce unauthorized discounts and overrides, to its time and attendance system to eliminate buddy-punching and payroll fraud.
The second largest convention center in the U.S. is leveraging an IP-based video surveillance system to investigate slip-and-fall liability and insurance claims, as well as keep watch over high dollar value items.
A missing golf cart led Rosewood's CordeValle Resort to upgrade its aging CCTV video surveillance system to an IP-based solution that offers resort management anywhere, anytime access.