IntraNext’s PII Data Protection Appliance:  A Tool for your Contact Center Security and Fraud Pit-Crew

Last week we announced that we were awarded a US Patent for a PII Data Protection Appliance (DPA) for use in the contact center.  Now that the news has hit the wire, you may be wondering how o...

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Love is in the air today; Personally Identifiable Information (PII,) including credit card details, should not.  Protecting customers' sensitive data is, or should be, a top priority for every business.  One area of securing customer data that is often overlooked is when customers are asked to verba...

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The Ponemon Institute found that “more than two-thirds (70 percent) of [executives surveyed] said they plan to increase their investments in next-generation security technologies.” Maybe you’re one of these executives – What’s your plan?

Next Caller and IntraNext Systems recently sat down to...

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Driving down call center costs and driving up customer satisfaction are two perennial focuses of every contact center. “How can we cut expenses while not impacting customer service levels?”

Take a moment to really understand that previous sentence.  How can a contact center spend less while not ad...

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I was recently asked about new trends and security measures in the call center industry as it applied to Personally Identifiable Information, or as we in the industry refer to it, simply as PII.  As I pondered the question, it reminded me of a blog post I wrote for Forbes exactly 18 years ago today...

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Companies across the globe, just like yours, resort to pausing and resuming their call recording systems when an agent captures a caller's credit card details. This is done primarily for PCI Compliance purposes and to simply protect the customer's sensitive data. But is this widely used pause-resu...

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President Donald Trump wants to bring more jobs back to the U.S., and lawmakers have asked the Trump administration to pay particular attention to the call center industry. This year, senators began planning to introduce a bill aimed at discouraging federal contractors from offshoring these jobs,...

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Customer service and protecting customer information are vitally important to any business, but sometimes it can be tough to do one without impacting the other.

For WideOpenWest (WOW!), a medium-sized provider of cable, internet and phone services, its call centers and customer interaction are a...

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PCI, HIPAA, Telemarketing Sales Rule and many other regulations today are all about protecting personal customer data such as credit card numbers, social security numbers, etc. To help keep this data secure, many call centers restrict the contact center agent's desktop from plugging in thumb drives...

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PCI Compliance isn't new and neither are the challenges that can go along with it, especially for call centers that accept payment. When Quality Monitoring systems are in place, calls with credit-card data need to be paused and not recorded or efforts have to be made to mask or mute the card data w...

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