Paypal is a good, well known and trusted PayPal processor. I recommend new businesses use it to collect card payments because it is fair in its use, and being well known will increase people’s confidence in using it to pay you.

To gain access to PayPal you only need your user email and password. For such an important system, I like to increase the security by taking advantage of their two-factor authentication

SMS to your mobile.

How this works


This means that a hacker would need my username and password, plus access to SMS messages appearing on my phone.

How to setup

Change your mind

Security Key Device

You can order a security key device from Paypal which will create security keys for you. This is a separate physical device and will be popular with corporate users who make use of such devices during their work.