Tag Archive: data breach

December 19, 2018

If Marriott Can Have A Data Breach, So Can You

We continue to warn our merchants that data breaches occur every single day. Most are never reported by the media because they happen to small merchants with weak protection, the absence of firewalls, and protocols meant to protect from a breach. Large companies like Marriott Hotels have experienced IT departments with high-level security measures in place. Yet in September 2018 they found they had been hacked. While the specific incident was limited to their Starwood brand of hotels, a subsidiary, it shows that every merchant is vulnerable and susceptible. If a breach occurs, the merchant is responsible for the damage....Read more

November 7, 2016

Chosen Payments Sponsors LCT East Show

Chosen Payments is proud to be a sponsor at the upcoming LCT East Show. Chosen Payments will sponsor the opening and closing sessions beginning with B4 Business Networking. This session is hosted by Chosen Payments Marketing Manager, Jim Luff. We will be giving away TWO FREE TICKETS TO ILCT 2017 during this networking session. We will also host the closing session on Wednesday. If you stop by our booth (Booth #30), we are giving away free Data Protection Plans to provide you with coverage if you experience a data breach. One single credit card number breached could spell financial ruin...Read more

August 4, 2014

The Impact of Data Breaches On Customer Loyalty

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New survey reveals that many consumers would never shop or do business again with a company that had experienced a data breach where financial data (credit card information, bank account number, or associated login details) was stolen.

June 11, 2014

How to Protect Your Business From a Data Breach


The average organizational cost of a data breach is an astonishing $5,400,000 with a $277 average cost per stolen record. Learn how to protect your clients, your business, and your reputation.