When a string of large-scale, high-profile retail data breaches hit last year, credit card data security stole the national spotlight and remains prominent in the minds of many consumers and industry leaders now. How can businesses better fortify their systems against the malicious activity of hackers, as well as guard against accidental mishaps that expose sensitive information? As with any security effort in this increasingly complex digitalenvironment, it's an ongoing dialogue, and one that requires constant vigilance and revisiting.
The PCI Security Standards Council issued version 3 of their PCI DSS guidelines for processing electronic payments. This whitepaper details:
- The newest additions to the guidelines;
- Tools and resources to help organizations comply with the standards;
- Who needs to abide.
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