PAYMENT CARD INDUSTRY DATA SECURITY STANDARD PCI DSS
Meet Compliance Mandate and Protect Cardholder Data
Every year there are billions of credit card transactions representing trillions of dollars in value. PCI DSS is the global data security standard that applies to organizations that store, process or transmit payment card data. Major credit card vendors formed the Payment Card Industry Security Standards Council (PCI SSC) which is responsible for managing and updating the PCI standard. PCI requires merchants to safeguard payment card data by maintaining prescribed practices and policies, including network security, password management, encryption, vulnerability management, endpoint protection, and security monitoring.
Partnering with a Managed Security Service Provider (MSSPs) addresses some of the key PCI requirements such as: