Authorize.Net Blog

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We're proud to announce that Authorize.Net won the 2018 Payment Gateway Award for excellent performance. The Gateway Awards are announced and determined by The Strawhecker Group (TSG), an analytics and consulting firm for the electronic payments industry that recognizes leaders in payment gateway performance.

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Merchants choose to connect to the Authorize.Net Payment Gateway because it provides the infrastructure necessary for the fast, reliable and secure transmission of transaction data. Authorize.Net has partnered with 71lbs to help their merchants reduce their shipping costs and better understand their shipping expenses.

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We recently redesigned our website to deliver a modern and engaging website experience. We’re committed to helping you discover the information and resources needed to grow your business. 

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We introduced an improved Customer Support website this year. The most notable change in the site is the redesigned interface. It has a clean look and feel, which translates to a very user-friendly experience. Now it’s easier to find what you need. Visit the Authorized.Net Support Center to check out all of the improvements we’ve made to the site.  

 

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For most businesses, repeat customers form the backbone of their revenue. Cultivating returning customers allows you to reap the benefits from these customers, including lower marketing costs, larger purchases and dependable revenue. However, recurring customers don't come with your storefront; attentive service and community outreach are just some of the steps you'll need to take to develop a loyal group of core customers.

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Authorize.Net is here to help merchants with PCI DSS requirements that all payment systems must disable early-version TLS by 2018. Transport Layer Security (TLS) is a technology used to encrypt sensitive information sent via the Internet. TLS is the replacement for Secure Sockets Layer (SSL). Learn what we are doing in preparation for this requirement.

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Authorize.Net helps merchants with new PCI DSS requirements requiring disabling of older Transport Layer Security (TLS) protocols, TLS 1.0 and TLS 1.1. To help merchants identify if they’re using one of the older TLS protocols, Authorize.Net temporarily disabled those connections for a few hours on January 30, 2018 and then again on February 8, 2018.

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E-commerce merchants sometimes face confusion and difficulty when it comes to truly securing cardholder data. With this in mind, the Payment Card Industry Security Standard Council (PCI SSC) recently released a supplement with additional guidance for e-commerce websites.

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Ever had to chase down a payment after someone signs an agreement with you?  DocuSign works with Authorize.Net to create a solution that allows Authorize.Net customers to collect signatures and payments together at the same time.

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HCL Labels Inc. has been helping companies comply with federal environmental and workplace safety regulations for over 20 years.  Specializing in signs and labels that prevent accidents and save lives, Authorize.Net merchant HCL Labels shares its business advice.

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