Why Comply with PCI Security Standards?


Earlier this month, Adobe’s system was hacked and sensitive card holder and customer information was compromised that could impact as many as three million people worldwide. A data breach of any level can happen to any size business at any time. The cost of a breach for a small business could mean the end of [...]

Why Comply with PCI Security Standards?2013-10-16T18:07:50-05:00

PCI Compliance Frequently Asked Questions


Q.  What are PCI’s Data Security Standards (DSS)? A.   A common set of industry tools and measurements to ensure the safe handling of sensitive information.  DSS was initially created by aligning Visa's Account Information Security (AIS)/Cardholder Information Security (CISP) programs with MasterCard's Site Data Protection (SDP) program.  This provides a framework for developing a robust [...]

PCI Compliance Frequently Asked Questions2013-05-17T08:09:24-05:00

What does it mean to be PCI compliant?


Let’s get started with what PCI actually is.  PCI stands for Payment Card Industry, which is often termed simply “the Council.”  PCI is a global forum that was launched in 2006 to develop, maintain and manage PCI Standards, which include the Data Security Standard (DSS), Payment Application Data Security Standard (PA-DSS), and PIN Transaction Security [...]

What does it mean to be PCI compliant?2013-05-14T17:40:13-05:00
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