Miva Merchant 9.5 is here
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Keeping your online store safe and secure is a top priority for Miva. We are committed to providing the highest level of security and functionality to Miva store owners and ecommerce shoppers.
Industry-wide we have seen a rise in compromised credit cards due to phishing, malware and other common online exploits. Our latest update, Miva 9.10, includes important new features to help combat against these types of attacks and maintain the highest level of security for your Miva Store.
Two-factor verification sets up an additional layer of security to ensure all logins to the Miva admin system are authorized and legitimate. Detailed information is available here.
Plus, coming soon:
Mandatory Two-Factor Authentication – It will be required for full admin users, store managers, and users who are assigned developer keys.
This security feature built into the Miva system will help automatically thwart hackers who try to access the Miva system without authorization. The first time a new Miva admin logs in to a Miva account from a new browser, a 6-digit verification code will be sent to the email address on file. Once completed, browser verification won’t need to be repeated for a full year.
New users will see the browser verification immediately after the upgrade, and it will roll out for all users in the coming months.
Now it’s easy to add new users and assign them permissions to access and manage the groups most relevant to their roles. Now located at the domain level rather than the store level, the six pre-assigned user groups include:
These are some other improvements that have been added in Miva 9.10:
Miva’s comprehensive documentation section includes full information on setting up and using two-factor authentication, including details on hardware and software.
Miva Clients should update to 9.10 within the next 30-days to ensure continued compliance, as per the full Upgrade/NCF Policy.
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