The payment card industry (PCI) Data Security Standard establishes common processes and precautions for handling credit card data. Although achieving PCI compliance can seem daunting, the requirements represent security best practices that should be observed by any organization with IT systems and data to protect. Learn about network scanning and security assessment solutions that can help you manage PCI compliance.
Wholesale Club, CardSystems Solutions, Choicepoint, Citigroup, DSW Show Warehouse, Hotels.com, LexisNexis, Polo Ralph Lauren and Wachovia are just a few of the names that have been boldly exposed in the media and pummeled in the financial markets after major data security breaches were revealed. Credit card data in particular has been compromised so frequently that calls for government intervention and regulation became widespread. Taking another approach, the payment card industry countered the criminal