Because it is mandated by credit card companies like Visa Inc., MasterCard, Discover Financial Services, American Express and more. The fundamental purpose is to protect card data from hackers and ensure card security.
Regardless of whether you are a sole proprietor or a Fortune 50 company, as long as you run purchasing cards like credit or debit cards, you are obligated to comply with the PCI-DSS (Payment Card Industry – Data Security Standards), which is a set of security standards designed to ensure a secure card transaction environment.
There are five key benefits of PCI-DSS compliance:
The goals of these requirements are to make sure you understand PCI data security standards and to help you best implement them in your organization. Feel quite overwhelmed? Don’t worry.
Here is the general process we run for PCI compliance consulting services to secure your business:
All in all, the data safety of your business is always the top priority, and it’s definitely worth the effort to go PCI compliant. daZZee IT Services, is your trusted local provider of PCI compliance support and consulting services in the Springfield, MO area. When you partner with us, you are ensured peace of mind to run payments online and in-store, avoiding expensive non-compliance penalties and easing the anxiety of complicated technical issues.
Contact us today to speak with a PCI compliance consultant.