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A leader in digital commerce technology and payment authentication.

With Cardinal’s rules-based payment authentication technology, businesses can reduce fraud, prevent chargebacks, increase conversions and offer dozens of leading alternative payment brands to their consumers.


“Cardinal’s Consumer Authentication service is so much more than an MPI. As a large enterprise merchant, we have seen how complex the payments ecosystem can be and how problems can arise if you aren’t an industry expert. Cardinal has done an excellent job solving our problems and helping us manage our updated Consumer Authentication program.”


Learn About eCommerce

Welcome to eCommerce U! Master the ins and outs of selling online from Cardinal’s comprehensive collection of resources.


From how to choose the best online marketplace and selling strategies for your products, to mobile technology and safe payment setups—we’ve got the ideas you need to succeed in digital commerce.  

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It’s all about safe transactions. What do you know about handling chargebacks? EMV security? Or card-not-present purchases? Start here for more info on how to protect your business from online fraud.

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Entrepreneurial education starts here—with expert advice for the online newcomer. Study up on common startup pitfalls, social marketing, blogging, websites, growth, shipping and more.   

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Video Game Fraud Resource

High Score! Set a Revenue High Score by Defeating Video Game Fraud

Learn how fraud affects video games, popular fraud techniques used in video games, and steps you can take to protect your customers and your game.

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Payments 101 Guide

Payments 101

Find out more about the payments space! Learn all the players that are part of the payments eco-system.

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Visa to Acquire CardinalCommerce to Secure and Accelerate Digital Commerce

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Cardinal Moves to New Global Headquarters in Cleveland Suburb

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Day 1 at CNP with Cardinal!

The Card-Not-Present (CNP) Expo got underway yesterday, as many members of the digital payments industry converged in Orlando, Florida, for the conference. This is an important event in the industry, and the Cardinal team is at the conference to hear from some of the insightful and informative speakers giving presentations throughout the week.

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Emerging Vertical Markets in 2017

Today, things are constantly changing. Everything that’s big and important in the digital payments industry today might be relatively unimportant just a few years from now. It’s important, in this industry, to keep an eye towards the future, and to attempt to identify the “next big thing.” Every year, there are new, emerging verticals that experience remarkable growth relative to their prior achievements. Looking forward, there are some emerging verticals that deserve attention.

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