Posted by: Anonymous Coward
on August 30, 2006 05:20 AM
This will not change, unfortunately... I work in this industry and know developers of what I consider the main 3 credit processing applications.
The industry is heavily regulated and becoming moreso, very quickly. I'm pretty sure I know the package you are talking about and beyond the issues you describe, there are more pressing security concerns. As unfeeling as that company is, however, it may be a liability issue, as CISP software requirements recently went into effect, meaning the new owners could be at risk for violating standards, where previously there were none. (The CISP requirements themselves bourne out of gross security negligence across the industry)... just my 2¢