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FAQs on Payment Card Industry (PCI) compliance and the 4 steps to ensure ecommerce complaisance

June 5, 2019

With the increase of consumer online shopping and less cash payments, the importance for businesses to choose the right payment processing solution cannot be overemphasized. Before investing in any of the available payment processing solutions that promise to make it easy for customers to make online payments, it’s crucial to be familiar with the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) compliance.

What is the PCI DSS?

Increase in identity theft incidences marked the early 2000s thus prompting the large payment card organizations American Express, JCB International, Discover Financial Services, Visa Inc. and MasterCard to come together and form the Payment Card Industry Security Standards Council (PCI SSC).

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