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Traps To Avoid When Accepting Credit Cards

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What You Will Learn:
  • What PCI DSS is, and what it means for your business.
  • Why you should take action now.
  • What are your options.
  • What you need to do to be compliant.
  • What resources are available for you.


In today's environment, theft of credit card data is rampant with over 90% of theft occurring in small businesses. Are you aware of the requirements for a business that accepts credit cards? Unfortunately, many business owners lack the necessary knowledge regarding compliance. This can often result in a business unknowingly being at risk. Data loss can destroy a business with the average cost between $25,000 to $50,000 for small businesses. We will discuss what Payment Card Industry Data Security Standards (PCI DSS) means to you and what should be done to protect your business.

Natalie Donahue


Natalie has a degree in Economics from The University of Maryland. For 16 years she has been helping business owners to understand and reduce their rates, and to understand the compliance regulations associated with accepting credit cards. She also offers a check guarantee program which allows business owners more payment options while still providing peace of mind. Throughout her career, Natalie has specialized in risk awareness education thereby enabling you to make more informed decisions. Frequently, this education has helped businesses make changes preventing thousands of dollars in losses, limited chargebacks and compliance issues.