PCI DSS Defined

PCI DSS — Merchant Requirements and Action Steps   Acceptance of credit cards for payment has grown exponentially at small businesses across the US. Small merchants of all sizes should be aware of the risk for theft and fraud, and take action to combat this by certifying with the industry Continue Reading

Understanding PCI DSS Compliance

What does a small merchant need to do to certify PCI DSS Compliance?   There are two components required to validate or “prove” that a business has achieved PCI DSS compliance certification: Self-Assessment Questionnaire: All businesses are required to self-assess their IT and payment processing environment using the appropriate PCI Self-Assessment Continue Reading