Online Merchants: 3 Things to Consider When Choosing an iFrame Payment Form

If you’re an online merchant or e-commerce provider by now you know you should use an iFrame based payment form to minimize your PCI compliance burden. And, in general, you’re in luck! Since PCI DSS 3.0 is almost two years old by now, most payment gateways and payment processors have iFrame-based payment forms available for use. However, all is not rosy in the payment form landscape. Just because your gateway offers a payment form that has “iFrame” […]

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Hacking Online Payment Forms

One of the most important, if not unsettling, principles in security is that there is no such thing as absolute security. It’s possible to bypass any and all security measures given enough time and resources. Look no further than the Snowden revelations. This exposed the degree to which a variety of technologies previously thought to be secure had, in fact, already been compromised. The best that any organization can do is to increase the cost […]

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Batch Export Beta Release

In 2014, Spreedly released Payment Method Distribution, the ability to send card data to external APIs such as Expedia.com and TicketMaster, and in doing so made your universal vault much more flexible and powerful. Today, we’re happy to announce the beta release of PMD batch export, which lets you send multiple cards in a single call to third party endpoints via SFTP. Ever since the release of PMD, this has been a commonly requested feature, […]

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Universal Credit Card Fingerprinting

One of the many benefits of tokenizing credit cards is that you never have to manage, or come in contact with, sensitive card data. This minimizes your PCI compliance scope and gives you more time to focus on what’s important to your business. However, this comes at the cost of less visibility making it hard, if not impossible, to know when the same card is being used across multiple transactions. Today we’re happy to announce […]

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iFrame Payment Form v1.0

In January of this year, Spreedly released the beta version of the iFrame payment form. The iFrame payment form allows merchants to collect payment information in accordance with the new guidelines of PCI-DSS v3.0 while still retaining control over the look and feel of their checkout page. Today we’re happy to announce the release of iFrame v1.0  – the result of several months of beta testing and customer feedback. iFrame v1.0 builds on the great feedback […]

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Spreedly Disbursements Beta

Marketplaces, services that allow two or more groups of people to conduct commerce, come in a variety of forms. Consider service-based marketplaces like Uber or TaskRabbit, product-based marketplaces like Etsy, and event marketplaces like StubHub. While these marketplaces all serve different purposes, their common thread is in the need to federate the transfer of funds from a buyer to a seller. Collecting payments from buyers with Spreedly’s support of almost one hundred gateways has long […]

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Spreedly Releases Universal Apple Pay Support

Spreedly helps minimize PCI compliance scope and reduce development costs for platforms and merchants that work with multiple payment gateways and/or third party order processing API’s. We do that via a universal credit card token that you store once but use anywhere. We want that story to remain the same as we add support for mobile platform payment services like Apple Pay. We now support the ability to use Apple Pay payments across compatible endpoints, […]

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