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?

    …, as a business owner you should check this fact before purchasing the system. Implement hardware based point-to-point encryption for all your computers. If possible, you should restrict internet access to people in your store. It is also a good idea to block the SSID and use WPA or WPA2 to secure the wireless access points in your store…

    Dana Davis/ Growmap- 5 readers -
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