PCI DSS – it takes a village

August 30, 2016 dbadmin 0

Last month, we wrote The National Retail Federation is dead wrong about PCI, in which we detailed how the National Retail Federation (NRF) is trying to water down the PCI data security standards (PCI DSS) compliance requirements on behalf of their constituents. As the world’s largest retail trade association, you likely patronize NRF members daily. [More…]

Why Is PCI Compliance Important for Every Merchant?

August 30, 2016 dbadmin 0

PCI compliance is mandatory for every eCommerce merchant that accepts credit or debit card payments on their website. All information entered by customers is sensitive data, so it must be well-protected. The Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) provides steps that all merchants who process card payments, store or transmit credit, debit, or [More…]

A tale of two PCI attestation documents

August 30, 2016 dbadmin 0

A pediatrician I know told me that after nearly 25 years in the field, he can accurately make a diagnosis within 2 minutes with 90 percent accuracy. Naturally, he still has to do a complete workup and examination, in addition to calming down the often nervous and anxious parents. Similarly, when it comes to PCI [More…]