Security in the digital world is always one of the popular topics and cyber attacks can happen anytime to anyone. We are aware of the big importance of your account’s security and that you’re putting your business into our hands. For this reason, we go to great lengths to ensure that your data is safe, secure, and backed up all the time. On the other hand, there are many precautions you can take and your system is not vulnerable! Follow our security steps to safeguard your system.
Payment Card Industry (PCI) Compliance is the Data Security Standard (DSS) that applies to all organizations that process, store, or transmit credit card information. Being PCI compliant means that the companies commit with the security standards that is set by the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS). PCI compliance helps protect credit card data, personal information, and customer identities from major card schemes.
At Erply we own and maintain our own servers. All of our servers contains strict keycard protocols, security protocols and round-the-clock surveillance. Only authorized Erply team members can access the Erply servers and they are strictly monitored during the processes. All credit card information is stored in a third party PCI compliant network.
Businesses are far less exposed to the possibility of being attacked by cyber criminals if they use a POS that enables data encryption. This means that all passwords are encrypted on servers and databases. In Erply, Customer data for all accounts are accessed via secure protocols such as HTTPS and SSH. All passwords are encrypted on our servers and databases. We run a dedicated environment behind firewalls with constant monitoring. All software is updated regularly to ensure the latest security patches.
ERPLY’s many features are improved in order to provide you extra security. One of the most important ones is the automatic logout feature. Auto logout feature signs you out of your system after an amount of time if there is no transaction happened. On the other hand, in your POS, you can find the PIN option that logs out users after each sale. This decreases the reach to your customers’ information and increases your data security.
For starters, make sure to use a strong password. Unique account names and complex passwords that includes capital letters, numbers, special characters and that are not related to your personal information makes it harder for hackers to reach to your system. Make sure to change your default password after your initial set-up and keep changing it regularly.
External networks make your device vulnerable to attacks from hackers. When you process payments, try to use corporate network to be more secure.
Create strict roles in your POS software to eliminate the number of access to your data. Try to collect important roles in few or one key users as admin and don’t give access to the sensitive data such as credit card information for general users or clerk role. Also, having individual user accounts for POS users helps you to keep track of recent changes on your POS activity and keep sensitive information secure.
If you conduct regular background checks on your POS system, you can spot sooner if something is going wrong. Monitor your POS network for strange traffic patterns. In this way, you will be able to detect the changes in user activities, files and unusual data transactions, etc., before your data is stolen.