Payment Security Center

April 17, 2019

WEBINAR: Proactive Defense in Depth

Effective Layers of Security to Protect Your Entire Store Webinar Recording: Acumera presented this webinar in partnership with Conexxus.  Convenience stores are prime targets for data theft by attacker-present tactics (dispenser skimmers or ATM jackpotting), and attacker-remote exploits that install malware onto the POS from an external location.

March 7, 2019

To MSP or not to MSP

“Restaurants have become common targets via their point-of-sale systems as well as through online and mobile delivery services, with fraudsters aiming to harvest customer credit card information.” - Fast Casual. New digital technologies present enormous opportunities for restaurants looking to elevate their brand and grow their businesses. But these opportunities also come with new challenges...

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Blog

January 20, 2021

Choosing a QSA Company for Third-party Audits

Organizations that require an annual PCI compliance audit have many options when it comes to choosing a Qualified Security Assessor (QSA) company. While the PCI Security Standards Council validates each QSA company’s adherence to the PCI DSS, there are still differences between QSA companies, their approach to the audit process, and the resources they can...

January 20, 2021

Choosing a PCI Compliant, Level 1 Service Provider

Organizations can improve their compliance status and reduce the internal burden of compliance by carefully choosing PCI compliant service providers. Selecting the right provider for your company requires careful attention to detail since there is a wide variety of service providers and levels of services they offer. This guide is intended to assist you in...

March 30, 2020

Secure, remote connections to POS, ATG, DVR and other devices for fewer onsite tech visits and faster issue resolution

In the current environment of social distancing and uncertainty, as a store or restaurant operator, you are focusing on protecting staff, customers and your business. However, it’s also critical to make sure you don’t let your guard down when it comes to protecting your network. Even with the increasing number of people working remotely and...

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Case Studies

August 31, 2018

Pic-n-Pac Stores

Independent multi-site retailers are always looking for ways to cut costs and maximize profits from their inventory. They also need to guard against potential cyber attacks. It’s important that they embrace changing customer expectations and the ever-expanding number of new digital technologies that are redefining the retail experience. That was the situation facing Pic-n-Pac (PnP)...

July 2, 2018

CASE STUDY: Jacksons Food Stores

Scaling network management and security to support Jacksons' expansion for 90-250 locations: Jacksons needed a network security and management partner who could support critical network security and connectivity requirements as they grew.

January 31, 2018

Bravo Fuel

Bravo Fuel, a regional convenience store operator and Valero dealer, was looking for a way to improve network security and reliability, without dramatically increasing its costs. In addition, the Bravo Fuel team needed a better system for resolving technology and connectivity issues at its remote locations in the mountains. Sending technicians out to remote locations...

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White Papers

January 4, 2021

Secure Edge Computing for Multi-Site Retail

Edge computing drives high ROI through many innovative and practical uses. This white paper defines edge computing, demonstrates how it is being used today, and highlights current and potential future workloads. Learn more about edge computing and how containerized workloads can help you more efficiently run your business and focus on sales and profitability. DOWNLOAD...

September 6, 2018

Five Gray Areas of PCI Compliance

Don't Leave Your PCI to Interpretation. Restaurants and retail networks that process card payments are required to comply with PCI DSS rules. As a network security service provider, we've supported thousands of networks in their compliance efforts. Read our white paper to learn the top gray areas of PCI compliance that should be considered to...

August 31, 2018

Technical Considerations for Implementing Wi-Fi in Retail Businesses

Offering Wi-Fi gives retail and restaurant businesses the opportunity to gain important marketing data, build customer loyalty, draw more customers inside stores, and meet the expectation of their hyper-connected customers. This paper discusses network design, maintenance, monitoring, and security are all essential considerations to take into account before deploying free customer Wi-Fi programs in their...

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Videos

April 17, 2019

WEBINAR: Proactive Defense in Depth

Effective Layers of Security to Protect Your Entire Store Webinar Recording: Acumera presented this webinar in partnership with Conexxus.  Convenience stores are prime targets for data theft by attacker-present tactics (dispenser skimmers or ATM jackpotting), and attacker-remote exploits that install malware onto the POS from an external location.

August 22, 2018

VIDEO: Jacksons Food Stores

We interviewed Patrick Abernathy, Director of IT for Jacksons Food Stores during the Verifone Client Forum this year. He talked to us about how he manages their network of 250 stores with the support of Acumera.

August 22, 2018

VIDEO: PS Food Mart & Folk Oil

Acumera supports Folk Oil and PS Food Mart's 39 locations across Michigan and Ohio. Watch the VP of Operations, Ed Heath, share his experience with Acumera. WATCH THE VIDEO

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Press Releases

September 9, 2020

Installation of Acumera’s end-to-end, PCI compliant solution to secure POS systems and entire store networks is underway at Allsup’s locations across New Mexico, Texas and Oklahoma

Acumera is installing its comprehensive solution across all Allsup’s sites to fully secure its POS systems and entire-store digital estates. Austin, Texas – September 9, 2020 – Allsup’s stores are getting a security upgrade through parent-company Yesway’s partnership with Acumera. All locations will receive Acumera’s complete managed network service provider (MNSP) solution that segments and...

June 24, 2020

Austin’s Pizza selects Acumera for PCI compliant, comprehensive network management services, tools and support

Acumera’s Restaurant Connections was chosen by Austin’s Pizza to protect its restaurants’ point-of-sale (POS) systems and entire networks through PCI compliant, end-to-end managed network services and tools. Austin, Texas – June 24, 2020 – Austin’s Pizza, Austin’s favorite pizza joint since 1999, chose Acumera’s Restaurant Connections for PCI compliant, end-to-end managed network services and tools...

April 22, 2020

Acumera’s comprehensive MNSP solution selected by Yesway to provide secure, PCI compliant services for its point of sale (POS) systems and entire store digital estate

Yesway, the country’s fastest-growing convenience store chain, has partnered with Acumera to deliver an end-to-end PCI compliant solution that will fully secure its POS systems and entire store digital estate. AUSTIN, TX, APRIL 22, 2020 -- Yesway, the country’s fastest-growing convenience store chain, has partnered with Acumera to deliver an end-to-end PCI compliant solution that will...

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