On December 31, 2014 has ceased to have effect the PCI-DSS 2.0 standard, which has been the standard security market for payment cards since October 2010. But PCI-DSS 2.0, not much companies have been updated and the members of the PCI-DSS council are already starting to implement the first penalties under the new rules.
Some of the major changes that the standard has suffered are:
Compliance with the actual standard PCI-DSS 3.2 is the only way to avoid severe sanctions from the five giants of PCI-DSS Council
PCI-DSS standard (Payment Card Industry - Data Security Standard) affects every company that work with and are associated with payment cards (credit, debit or prepaid) either accepting payments, storing or transmitting payment card information to third parties (customers).
You need to be certified to work with most banks, building societies, and other organizations and to avoid large fines for any of the five member companies of the PCI-DSS Council: American Express, Discover, JCB, MasterCard, y Visa International.
Before PCI-DSS certification a business should know the merchant level that applies and the compliance level. With this information is possible to estimate the impact of corrective measures needed to meet the standard.
Our team will make a pre-audit of your systems and will implement a set of measures, minimizing the impact in your business and optimizing time and costs. Our engineers have achieved that companies that had 20% of compliance obtain the 100% of compliance
We give personal solutions for the periodic revisions of the level of PCI-DSS compliance, mandatory several times a year, depending on the volume of transactions supported. Speak with the experts directly, and tell them your case.
All entity that work with (or deal with info from) debit and credit cards that display one of the following logos: Visa, MasterCard, American Express, Discover, or JCB, may be classified inside one of the four merchant levels , depends on the volume of transactions made in a 12 months period. The level that affects most of the small shops and business is the 4: Until 20000 electronic transactions, or a million of ordinary Visa transactions. The level 1 applies from 6 million ordinary Visa transactions.
PCI-DSS is a set of security standards aimed to improve the security of credit and debit cards data and unify the security measures at global level. Have been developed for the PCI Data Security Standards Council to reunite the requirements of every one of the card brands and simplify the compliance in the worldwide. The non-compliance of these standards may lead to severe sanctions from the card brands, and may even prohibit the use of their cards.
Non-compliance of PCI-DSS may seem in some cases a problem due to the business requirements. Our experience is to achieve 100% PCI-DSS in all the past cases.More info
We can help you to alienate your business with the PCI-DSS standard.
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Expose your case and he will help you in any question that may arise.