Your customers expect you to keep their personal cardholder data safe – not an unreasonable expectation and merchants must take it seriously. Such protection requires merchants to make an ongoing commitment to human and monetary resources, including new technologies, stronger policies and continuous diligence.
*NOTE: The following list is a selection of suggestions only and not intended to be an exhaustive or comprehensive list of data security tips.
Ensure your business is PCI DSS compliant
The Payment Card Industry (PCI) establishes and enforces security requirements for it constituents.
Ongoing compliance with the PCI DSS (Data Security Standard) is the critical first step towards a successful data security program.
Review how data is used in your payments system
Before you can protect it, you must understand the ins and outs of the confidential data in your system: (more…)