How Out-of-Scope Payment Solutions Help Prevent Data Breaches

     

Data breaches pose threats to consumers ranging from cloned credit cards to identity theft. For merchants, the threats include stiff financial penalties and a tarnished reputation.

With your NCC Aurora system, your credit/debit cards are considered Out of Scope (OOS).  An Out of Scope Payment interface is one in which cardholder data never comes into contact with the point of sale (POS) system. In the OOS model, the POS sends a transaction total to the card-reading device, which communicates directly with the card processor and sends only the authorization information back to the POS.

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About The Author

Lynn literally grew up in the point of sale and cash register industry – and is now at the helm of the family business. She enjoys working with local Alaskan businesses, especially restaurants, grocery stores, and retail operations - helping them control costs and increase revenues through well managed point of sale solutions. Besides running the company, Lynn has also served on the Board of Directors, and as Chairman of the Board, for the Retail Solutions Provider Association.