By Integrated Solutions For Retailers magazine
I'm sure most of you, both merchants and retail solutions providers, are aware of the PCI (Payment Card Industry) Security Standards and how they help you to protect cardholder data. Most of you already know that if you accept credit cards, you are contractually bound by payment brands to adhere to all 12 requirements of the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS), but once you have accepted that, things really aren't so bad. We're constantly improving the clarity and ease of guidance to help you ensure that you can protect your data. Importantly, there are ways that you can help us improve this process, too.