“We have a PCI Compliant App but are not currently PCI Compliant…”

April 1, 2014 • Published Categories PCI 101Tags , , ,

Question: We have a PCI Compliant App but are not currently PCI Compliant. If we moved this application to a PCI Compliant Web Hosting Service do we still NEED to be PCI Compliant? Answer: Simply outsourcing some or all of your organizational functions does not mean you … Read more

“I have a convenience store which is processed through a satellite connection…”

April 1, 2014 • Published Categories PCI 101Tags , ,

Question: I have a convenience store which is processed through a satellite connection direct to ExxonMobil. I have a PC connected to the internet which has NO connection to the POS system which processes credit card data. Do I still need to scan? Answer: Do the PC … Read more

How To Select A PCI Compliant Service Provider: Advice For Small Business Owners

June 13, 2013 • Published Categories PCI 101Tags , , , ,

Service providers are a key component to ensuring compliance. Outsourcing to a PCI-compliant service provider is one of the best ways business owners can help reduce their PCI obligations and risk of a data breach. As a business owner, it is your responsibility to make … Read more

PCI Compliance and the Service Provider

February 26, 2013 • Published Categories PCI 101Tags , , , , ,

Why Merchant Service Providers Must Commit to Stronger Security The complementary growth in cloud-based services such as data hosting and payment processing has created a new breed of service provider. These service providers and their systems interact with sensitive data from a variety of business … Read more