Peter Harvey, Managing Director and head of credit card fraud and risk management
at PayGate payment gateway was invited to present a workshop on
internet credit card fraud and risk management at the Cards Africa
conference. PayGate is pioneering into Africa in the internet credit
card processing space in cooperation with the card associations and
spearheaded by their airline roll-out to a number of countries in
PayGate's fraud and risk management is well versed in the credit card fraud and risk management
anomalies of the continent. A significant database of local data has
been accumulated over time and PayGate can provide this service for
Southern African e-commerce merchants at a fraction of the cost of the
Peter Harvey, a founding member of PayGate,
has over ten year's experience in the architecture, development and
maintenance of effective and reliable internet card payment solutions
for Southern African and International merchants.
Africa Conference held from 16 – 17 March 2010 at Sandton Convention
Centre, Johannesburg, South Africa is where senior executives from the
smart card industry discuss strategies for survival in the African
cards landscape. The conference was organised by Mark Anderson of
Terrapin who have organised these conferences worldwide to facilitate new strategies and solutions for the cards industry.
Peter Harvey is the Managing Director and a founding member of PayGate,
one of Africa's most successful on-line payment gateways. He has been
actively involved in the IT industry and payment processing for 26
years, and specialises in architecture, development and implementation
of eCommerce and online credit card payment solutions for a diverse
range of clients in Africa and abroad.
Peter and his PayGate
team developed one of the first ever credit card batch credit card
processing systems in Africa and have subsequently launched a series of
innovative local and international internet card payment solutions. No
stranger to meeting internet payment industry industry challenges,
Peter has tackled the Dusi and the gruelling Cape Epic twice, the Iron
Man three times and has fourteen Argus Cycle Tour's under his belt.
His unparalleled passion for the internet card payment industry has led
to his reputation as an authority on internet based card acquiring
If you are looking for an authority on internet
credit card fraud and risk management, PayGate payment gateway is well
positioned to help you. Internet credit card fraud and risk management has become critical (and yet affordable) for merchants trading in the rapidly growing Southern African ecommerce environment.