As we transition into the fall season and witness the sure signs of environmental change--leaves turning, temperatures dropping-- major changes will be taking place in the business environment as well— specifically in the way we conduct credit card processing. Credit cards with magnetic strips have proven to be exceptionally vulnerable to fraud and, therefore, businesses will need to comply with new processing standards by switching to EMV chip technology. As of October 1st, all U.S. businesses that accept credit cards will be required to have new EMV-certified credit card terminals. In fact, if your business does not upgrade to EMV-Certified terminals by this deadline, you may be held financially liable for any preventable fraudulent in-store transactions that occur when a chip card is used. EZFacility has been working with our preferred partner, Constellation Payments, for the past several months in preparation for this change to bring you an EMV solution that can be integrated directly with our software.
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