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August 23, 2009  4:42 PM

PCI DSS Compliance for Merchants | A Self-Assessment could be a thing of the Past



Posted by: Charles Denyer
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PCI DSS Compliance for merchants is a hot topic indeed as witnessed by the large and ever growing number of businesses having to comply with PCI DSS. And to be fair, the vast majority can “self-assess” for compliance by answering a series of questions...

July 24, 2009  8:12 PM

PCI Merchant Level Requirements | VISA Merchant Level Compliance



Posted by: Charles Denyer
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PCI Merchant Level Requirements for VISA are stated as the following: Level 1: Any merchant-regardless of acceptance channel-processing over 6,000,000 Visa transactions per year. Also, any merchant that Visa, at its sole discretion, determines should meet the Level 1 merchant...


July 17, 2009  12:45 PM

PCI DSS Compliance | MasterCard SDP Changes Rules for Merchants



Posted by: Charles Denyer
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MasterCard has recently announced changes to their Site Data Protection program, which now requires BOTH Level 1 and Level 2 Merchants to retain a Qualified Security Assessor (QSA) to validate compliance in regards to PCI DSS. This is...


June 16, 2009  11:40 AM

PCI DSS Requirements for Service Providers | Expert Advice from a QSA



Posted by: Charles Denyer
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PCI DSS compliance is becoming a requirement for many service providers involved in the processing, storage, transmission, and switching of transaction data and cardholder data. In short, a service provider, for purposes of Payment Card Industry Data...


April 30, 2009  2:51 PM

PCI DSS Requirements | VISA Merchant Levels and Requirements for Compliance



Posted by: Charles Denyer
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PCI DSS VISA Requirements for Merchants as stated by VISA require merchants to first and foremost identify what “Level” of compliance is required. This simply requires your organization to identify the number of transactions per year that...


April 20, 2009  1:03 PM

Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard | Learn about PCI DSS



Posted by: Charles Denyer
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The Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard, commonly known as PCI DSS, is a far reaching compliance initiative put forth in a collaborative fashion by the major payment brands (VISA, MasterCard, American Express, Discover, and JCB). These compliance initiatives are overseen and guided by the...


April 12, 2009  12:36 PM

PCI Merchant Levels for American Express | PCI DSS



Posted by: Charles Denyer
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PCI merchant levels have been clearly defined by all the major payment brands (VISA, MasterCard, American Express, Discover Card, and JCB). What's important to note is that you should also look at each of the...


March 26, 2009  1:09 AM

Credit Card Security Compliance | Learn about PCI DSS



Posted by: Charles Denyer
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Credit card security compliance is more technically known as the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standards, simply known as PCI DSS. PCI DSS is a framework established and agreed upon by the major payment brands (Visa, MasterCard, American Express, Discover Card, and JCB). The oversight,...


March 23, 2009  12:07 PM

PCI DSS Merchants Levels | Learn Your Requirements for PCI DSS Compliance



Posted by: Charles Denyer
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Regarding PCI DSS merchant levels, it is paramount that these very merchants properly identify the level they fall under for compliance with PCI DSS. Most merchants will be able to undergo their own payment card industry data security standards (PCI DSS) self assessment questionnaire (SAQ)....


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