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Payment card security for small businesses

Wynn Obermeyer

The recognized industry standard for payment card security, the Payment Card Industry Security Standards Council (PCI SSC), recently launched a new set of payment protection resources for small businesses which is appropriately called PCI Payment Protection Resources for Small Merchants. This is a timely launch, considering that small businesses around the world are increasingly at risk for payment data theft — and nearly half of cyberattacks worldwide in 2015 ...

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Topics: Security Threats, PCI

PCI DSS & the release of version 3.0

Wynn Obermeyer


The Payment Card Industry Data Security Standards (PCI DSS) was established in 2006 to ensure that any company maintaining or transmitting credit payment card information performs those tasks in a secure environment. PCI DSS is a framework to enable companies to implement data security processes, training, and IT standards to proactively protect card data.

The release of version 3.0 by the Payment Card ...
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Topics: PCI