Credit card breaches have shaken consumer confidence, but health club operators can take several steps to ensure they won’t compromise their members’ data.
We have shared this post from Club Industry because it is especially relevant today and many gyms and fitness centers assume that their club management software will protect them. There is so much more to protecting your member’s data, including keeping your club management system on a different network from your employee network (employees falling for a Phishing scam is the number one way hackers get access to your system). Also, protecting your credit card devices, password systems, and physical contracts that contain member data should be high on your priority list. If you haven’t reviewed these items with your internet and processing providers and your staff you should do so soon.
Source: Eight Ways Your Health Club Can Protect Your Members’ Credit Card Data