eMazzanti Technologies | Technology Newsletter | Hoboken, NJ – New York, NY | September 2015

September 2015  |  5 Things Retailers Should Know about the Shift to EMV Card Technology  |  Getting the biggest bang for your buck as a small business owner  |  eMazzanti Presents. . .   |  Your chance to win!  |  Monthly Cartoon  |  How serious is the end of support for Windows Server 2003?  |  Disaster Recovery Tip  |  A word about passwords  |  Where in the World is eMazzanti?  |  eMazzanti Careers  |  eMazzanti Rocks!
5 Things Retailers Should Know about the Shift to EMV Card Technology
EMV conversions go into overdrive as the merchant liability shift deadline approaches

The U.S. conversion from mag-stripe credit cards to EMV chip-and-pin cards* is picking up speed as we get closer to an important deadline for merchants.

Those who fail to make the switch will leave their customers more vulnerable to fraud and will incur an increased liability when fraud occurs. Here are five important things to know about the EMV technology changeover.

1. The Deadline
Each of the four major credit card issuers in the U.S., VISA, MasterCard, American Express and Discover, have established October 1, 2015 as the deadline when the liability for credit card fraud shifts to the merchant if they do not have an EMV payment system in place.

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Getting the biggest bang for your buck as a small business owner
used with permission from Microsoft for Work

Companies are always looking for places to save money without really cutting corners, but in a lot of cases, it’s smarter to make investments up front that will pay dividends for a longer period of time. At other times, the best way to save money is to control expenses by buying only what you actually use. The seven tips below concentrate on different technologies and how they can save you money in the short and long term.
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Monthly Cartoon
How serious is the end of support for Windows Server 2003?

After so many warnings about the end of support Windows Server 2003 (and last year, end of support for Windows XP), it might be easy to think that IT professionals are alarmists. How can end of support for Server 2003 be that serious? Unfortunately, it is as dramatic as it sounds. It is, literally, the end of support for this Microsoft product: if something goes wrong, there is no help.

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A word about passwords
used with permission from FTC Business Center Blog
by Lesley Fair

On the old game show “Password,” the host whispered a word to contestants, who then gave clues to celebrities. The first to guess correctly advanced to the Lighting Round. The loser went home with a year’s supply of car wax.

The legacy of “Password” lives on, but in the 21st century version, hackers use tidbits they know about your employees to guess their passwords. The winner gets the grand prize: access to the information on your system. What can you do to help send hackers home with the car wax? There’s no one-size-fits-all approach to password security, but here are some easy-to-implement suggestions.

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Where in the World is eMazzanti?

eMazzanti Careers

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Currently we have multiple Open Positions! Check them out here!

eMazzanti Rocks!

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