The Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) is an industry-wide compliance requirement for anyone who stores, processes, or transmits payment card data (such as accepting credit card payments). PCI DSS was created in collaboration with the different card brands, American Express, Discover, JCB, MasterCard, and Visa. The requirements are designed to reduce payment card compromises and data theft by helping you secure your sensitive information and reduce your risk of attack.
All merchants who store, process, or transmit payment card data are required to be PCI DSS compliant by the payment brands and your merchant bank. PCI DSS has two requirements:
Failure to comply with PCI DSS can result in risk of a data breach, fines, and losing your ability to accept payment cards.
To complete your compliance questionnaire and security scan log in to your interactive compliance portal click here.
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