The PCI Challenge
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It is frequently in the news. Reports have been written. Punitive and compensatory damages have been awarded. Companies around the globe have been challenged to find the resources required to comply with the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS). The prime PCI DSS objective is to protect cardholder data. The prime objective of all companies is to thrive in this global economy. The challenge is to remain ahead of the competition and the cyber-criminals who both want to take your hard earned resources away from you.
The price of neglecting business security might just be your business itself. Companies not only have to embrace the new PCI DSS policies and implement changes to policy, corporate culture, systems, applications and infrastructure, but they must also ensure that the solutions implemented achieve the goal.
In the case of PCI, it is your commerce solution exclusively. To accomplish this task, Companies must start with the right subject matter experts who implement the best of breed progressive solutions that include all retail touchpoints – in store, over the web, through call centers, via mobile devices and more. This commitment must follow thought the whole lifecycle of the technology initiative.
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