PCI-DSS Payment Card Industry - Data Security Standards
The Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) is a worldwide information security standard defined by the Payment Card Industry Security Standards Council. The standard was created to help payment card industry organizations that process card payments prevent credit card fraud through increased controls around data and its exposure to compromise.
The standard applies to all organizations that hold, process, or exchange cardholder information from any card branded with the logo of one of the card brands.
Accepting credit cards is crucial to the success of most businesses today, but with the recent data compromises both at the merchant level and the processor level, it is imperative that you business is secure from a potential breach. A card holder data breach could ptentially put you out of business after the fines are assessed upon you from MC and Visa.
Making sure the customers' credit card data is secure is the merchant's responsibility.
POS Consultants can help train you and your staff on the importance of securing card holder data as well as making sure your credit card terminal and/or software is compliant with PCI-DSS requirements.
Secure your business from a potential data compromise, call POS Consultants today for a free consultation on PCI-DSS. 1-314-781-4700
View the PCI - DSS Standard.