Understanding PCI Compliance

Understanding PCI Compliance It’s a nightmare scenario for customers and manufacturers alike: a data breach exposing sensitive information to tech-savvy thieves. As Sears and Delta recently learned, the impact can be much worse if credit card data leaks. And despite IT teams’ best efforts, the question of another massive data breach is “when” rather than “if.” Back…

New Security Standard for PINS Will Give Retailers Less Costly Processing Options

New Security Standard for PINS Will Give Retailers Less Costly Processing Options. A new standard published by the Payment Card Industry Security Standards Council (“PCI SSC”) may make it easier and less costly for retailers to take advantage of lower cost PIN based transactions in card present scenarios. The new standard addresses security of PIN entry…