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Keep Your Business Credit Card Security On High Alert With These Tips

by | Apr 15, 2022 | MyTek Blog, Tip of the Week

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Obviously, you need to be protecting the credit card data you collect from your customers and clients. But, you might not have put enough thought into protecting the credit card data of your own team. Let’s take a look at business credit card security and some important tips and tricks to keep in mind. 

Is Your Company Card Secure?

Most companies have a shared company credit card to make work-related purchases. Because of this, you need to make your company card is secure and make sure you’re doing everything you can to prevent cybercrime. Here are some ways you can do that:

Encrypting Everything

We recommend encrypting as much information as you can. Basically, encryption takes your information and turns it into a jumble of code that is useless to cybercriminals. You should always look for the lock symbol on web pages, along with “HTTPS” in URLs. We also recommend using contactless credit cards and mobile wallets instead of using the magnetic strip system.

Remaining Vigilant

Company credit cards can still be undermined, and there is no shortage of ways. This might be a phishing scam, a telephone scam or something else. Your team should just be on top of it at all times and face everything with criticism and high alert.

Knowing How to Address Fraud Beforehand

When fraud happens, you want to be prepared. You should have a set plan so you can bolt straight into action right away. Know how to spot them, but also know what to do when the time arises.

Every Element of Your Business Needs to Be Secured

Give MyTek a call today to learn more about business credit card security and everything you need to make sure it’s in tip-top shape. Our number is 623-312-2440 and we’re looking forward to helping your team stay safe and secure!

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Tim Tiller, LMSW

 
Tim Tiller, MSW brings a deep service background to his role at Mytek, having graduated from McDonald’s management training program, fresh out of high school, and working his way up through the ranks in the hospitality industry. He has led two prior companies – Multi-Systems Inc., an IT-focused organization providing technology to hospitality companies (where he was named President at age 36), and most recently, as Chief Operating Officer for Jewish Voice Ministries International.

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