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Participate in Live Twitter Chat for Restaurants with Heartland and the National Restaurant Association about How to Avoid a Breach and Secure Your Customers’ Data

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Heartland Payment Systems, Inc. (NYSE:HPY) :

WHAT?

Heartland and the National Restaurant Association to host a Twitter chat on secure payment data for restaurants.

WHO?

Michael English, executive director of product development, Heartland; @HeartlandHPY

Jim Higgins, vice president of payment and financial services, National Restaurant Association; @JimPayments

Moderator: Anna Tauzin, senior marketing manager of innovation and entrepreneurial services, National Restaurant Association; @annatauzin

WHEN?

Thursday, Feb. 12, 2015

1 p.m. EST

HOW?

Register here to receive a notification 15 minutes before the Twitter chat begins.

Use #SecurePayment to follow chat and ask your questions.

WHY?

When a customer makes a payment at a restaurant, it is done with the trust that their data will be kept safe, but there were 761 breaches and 83,176,279 records exposed in 2014. Some of the reported breaches include P.F. Chang’s, Dairy Queen, Jimmy John’s and Chick-Fil-A. A swipe, a few key strokes or signature — it all seems so simple. However, many restaurants, both large and small, know firsthand that keeping that data secure can be complicated or overwhelming. But with the right tools, it doesn’t have to be. The last thing a restaurateur wants to face is a data breach, which threatens their reputation and bottom line.

The decisions made to keep payment data secure are crucial for a brand and success of the company. Join industry executives on Twitter as they tackle everything from Europay, MasterCard and Visa (EMV) to encryption and Near-Field Communication (NFC) to tokenization.

INFO:

Heartland Payment Systems, Inc. (NYSE:HPY) , one of the largest payment processors in the United States, delivers credit/debit/prepaid card processing and security technology through Heartland SecureTM and its comprehensive breach warranty. Heartland also offers point-of-sale, mobile commerce, e-Commerce, marketing solutions, payroll solutions, and related business solutions and services to more than 300,000 business and educational locations nationwide.

Michael English serves as the executive director of product development for Heartland. Michael is responsible for the strategic direction and development of merchant acceptance offerings including the evaluation, integration and use of emerging technologies. As Heartland evolves from a payments processing to a full-service technology company, Michael, who has more than 25 years’ experience in the payments industry, is at the forefront of anticipating the needs of Heartland’s merchant customers.

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