How Can Your PCI Compliance Efforts Ultimately Save Your Business Money?

March 3, 2016 • Published Categories Industry TopicsTags ,

Guest post by Ray Moorman, Director of Product Management, Vantiv Integrated Payments (formerly Mercury Payment Systems) Making the Most of PCI Compliance Security isn’t a profit center. In fact, it can be downright costly to maintain a fully compliant system. However, the benefits you gain by ensuring that … Read more

PayPal and the PCI DSS

January 28, 2016 • Published Categories Industry TopicsTags , , , , , ,

How PayPal relates to PCI compliance There is some confusion among online businesses over how PayPal payment acceptance relates to PCI compliance. You may have heard that by using PayPal, your business is not subject to the PCI DSS. The truth is, even accepting PayPal payments … Read more

PCI SAQ 3.1: E-Commerce Options Explained

January 12, 2016 • Published Categories Industry TopicsTags , , , , , ,

Confused about PCI SAQ 3.1? It’s been almost two years since the PCI Security Standards Council introduced SAQ A-EP into its self-assessment questionnaire framework, but many online businesses are still confused about whether they should validate using it. Much of the confusion is over the … Read more

FTC Loses Data Security Case, But Defendant Loses Too

November 18, 2015 • Published Categories Industry TopicsTags , , , ,

Like the Wyndam Hotel case, the FTC was going after LabMD for suboptimal data security practices that led to consumer harm. Despite winning the case, LabMD has been affected in a big way. The cost and distraction of the legal battle drove the company out … Read more