Pci Compliant

The Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) is a proprietary information security standard for organizations that handle cardholder information for the major debit, credit, prepaid, e-purse, ATM, and POS cards.Defined by the Payment Card Industry Security Standards Council, the standard was created to increase controls around cardholder data to reduce credit card fraud via its exposure. Validation of compliance is performed annually, either by an external Qualified Security Assessor (QSA) that creates a Report on Compliance (ROC) for organizations handling large volumes of transactions, or by Self-Assessment Questionnaire (SAQ) for companies handling smaller volumes.
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  • Are Breaches Possible with Credit Card Readers?

    …. This can be difficult as most large stores offer free Wi-Fi for customers. It is a far better idea to restrict internet service in-store, but provide it outside the store to keep customers happy. If you do require wireless access, create a secure VPN and then configure the VPN on all devices to be used with the POS system. Make sure employees never…

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