PCI DSS Latest Changes

PCI DSS Latest Changes

Blog  PCI DSS Latest Changes PCI DSS Latest Changes The Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) sets specific practices and requirements designed to protect cardholder data, help organizations maintain secure systems, minimize the risk of fraud, and...
Get Ready for the New PCI DSS Assessment Procedures 

Get Ready for the New PCI DSS Assessment Procedures 

In March 2022, the PCI DSS (Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard) underwent a major update (v4.0) to align the standard with emerging technologies and threats; to add flexibility to how covered entities can achieve compliance; and to drive security as a...
PCI Compliance Fines 2023: All You Need to Know

PCI Compliance Fines 2023: All You Need to Know

Blog  PCI Compliance Fines 2023: All You Need to Know PCI Compliance Fines 2023: All You Need to Know PCI compliance fines can be costly and range from hundreds to thousands of dollars. Non-compliance can also lead to suspension of your merchant account, seriously...
PCI DSS 3.1: In Review of the Old Standard

PCI DSS 3.1: In Review of the Old Standard

Blog  PCI DSS 3.1: In Review of the Old Standard PCI DSS 3.1: In Review of the Old Standard The PCI DSS is a set of security standards created by the Payment Card Industry Security Standards Council (PCI SSC). The council was formed by the major credit card companies...
PA DSS vs. PCI DSS: Main Differences

PA DSS vs. PCI DSS: Main Differences

Blog  PA DSS vs. PCI DSS: Main Differences PA DSS vs. PCI DSS: Main Differences There are two major compliance frameworks in the payments industry: PA-DSS and PCI DSS. These frameworks have different requirements for businesses that process, store or transmit credit...
PCI Password Requirements

PCI Password Requirements

Blog  PCI Password Requirements PCI Password Requirements Among the myriad of standards to enhance data security, the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) stands out as a critical framework for credit card information organizations. This set of...
How to Become PCI compliant?

How to Become PCI compliant?

There is no one-size-fits-all answer to this question, as the necessary steps for becoming PCI compliant will vary depending on your organization’s specific needs. However, there are some general guidelines that all organizations should follow to ensure...
What You Need to Know About PCI DSS 4.0 New Requirements

What You Need to Know About PCI DSS 4.0 New Requirements

In keeping with its ongoing goal of safeguarding cardholder information, the PCI Security Standards Council (PCI SSC) is rolling out a new version of its Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS). This updated iteration came from extensive feedback from...
Get Ready for the New PCI DSS Assessment Procedures 

How Long Does PCI Compliance Take

While data breaches did not always receive the level of attention they garner today, they presented pressing problems to both businesses and credit card companies as far back as the 1990s. Although the card providers had made attempts to resolve these issues on their...
Decoding PCI DSS Merchant Levels: A Guide to Compliance

Decoding PCI DSS Merchant Levels: A Guide to Compliance

Blog  Decoding PCI DSS Merchant Levels: A Guide to Compliance Decoding PCI DSS Merchant Levels: A Guide to Compliance For one to ensure that payment card information remains secure, it’s crucial that you understand the PCI DSS merchant levels. Classified under these...
PCI Compliance for Small Business

PCI Compliance for Small Business

When customers’ sensitive information is stolen during a data breach, the financial and resource costs to those buyers as well as to the retail merchants involved can be significant. In an effort to protect customer information during the payment transaction process,...
PCI DSS Compliance Fines and Consequences

PCI DSS Compliance Fines and Consequences

​Data security is one of the highest priorities for modern businesses. Recognizing this critical need, the five major credit card companies formed the Payment Card Industry Security Standards Council (PCI SSC). In due course, that consortium devised the new Payment...