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

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...

January 7, 2020

Iranian Cyber Response Notice

The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) has released a notice regarding updates to the Iranian Cyber Threat Profile. You can view the original article online: https://www.us-cert.gov/ncas/alerts/aa20-006a. CISA advises that organizations consider these action items: Adopt a state of heightened awareness. Minimize gaps in personnel coverage, consistently consume relevant threat intelligence, and ensure contact lists are...

December 16, 2019

Granting secure, PCI compliant remote access to network devices for authorized employees and service providers

Legacy equipment, like DVRs and ATGs, often expose an attack vector to the digital estate of the store, so how do you provide secure remote access to these and other network-connected devices for authorized employees, third-party service providers and business partners? Standards for PCI compliance included Verifone’s MNSP program? Let’s start with what the PCI...

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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

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...

August 21, 2018

Automating Food Safety Processes

This generation’s preference for fresh food has made an impact on the foodservice industry. Food handling rules, especially HACCP logs, apply to everyone storing food. Manually checking and logging food temperature is prone to human error and takes your staff away from servicing your customers. Automating your HACCP processes makes multi-site retail and restaurant operations more efficient,...

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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

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...

March 24, 2020

Acumera launches AcuLink™ Endpoint Connection Service that provides clients secure, remote access to POS, ATG, DVR and other inherently insecure devices

Acumera launched the new AcuLink™ Endpoint Connection Service. C-store, restaurant and retail operators can enable staff and third-party technicians to securely and remotely connect to ATG, DVR and other more sensitive endpoints, like the POS. 

November 12, 2019

D&H United Fueling Solutions and Acumera partner to deliver secure PCI Compliant Network and Outdoor EMV solutions to customers throughout the Southwest

D&H United Fueling Solutions and Acumera partner to deliver end-to-end PCI compliant network management, remote access, and fueling system solutions that provide fueling retailers with a secure, simple path to enabling outdoor EMV.

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